County 4-H Members Participate in State Achievement Days
Posted: August 25, 2015
Four Northumberland County 4-H members were among the 650 teens who attended and competed in the Pennsylvania 4-H State Achievement Days Contests in early August. State Achievement Days is held annually at Penn State University and this year was held from August 4-6, 2015. The event Pennsylvania 4-H'ers attending the three-day event participated in various contests and activities, including horse judging, public speaking, shooting sports, robotics and questing.
Those who attended from Northumberland County were: Sam Ferster, Leck Kill 4-H Club (Tractor Driving Large & Skid Steer); Victoria Nicola, Backwoodsmen 4-H Club (Archery); Colton Schaible, Leck Kill 4-H Club (Tractor Driving Large); and Emma Sharp, Backwoodsmen 4-H Club (Horse Judging). Sam Ferster won both the Large and Skid Steer Tractor Driving Competitions and became the first Northumberland County 4-H member to win either of these events.
All teens in Northumberland County are welcome and encouraged to attend State-Level events like State Achievement Days. The next State Event is State Leadership Conference, which will be held in January, 2016. For more information on any county, district, or state event, please contact Sam Nicola, 4-H Coordinator for Northumberland County.