Barn Busters wraps up 4-H program year

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The Buckeye Barn Busters 4-H Club wrapped up the 2021 4-H program year and kicked off the 2022 program year with a November 21 meeting at Peebles United Methodist Church. Members have received membership certificates and pins for significant years in 4-H. Madee Henderson, Kole Henderson, Reese Davis and Riley Davis were honored for receiving the Adams County 4-H Achievement Awards. Madee has received county awards in the areas of Apparel and Textiles, Food and Nutrition, and Communications. Kole received the County Award for Engineering/Woodworking. Reese Davis received county awards for citizenship and community service, and Riley Davis received county awards for sheep and leadership.

At the business meeting, the club elected the following officers: President – ​​Erin Simpkins; Vice President – ​​Luvinnia Rhoads; Secretary – Reese Davis; Treasurer – Madee Henderson; Journalist – Bella Crum; Photographer – Riley Davis; Historian – Vanessa Trotter; Chief Health Officer – Lily Trantow; Security Officer – Shaelin Trantow; Community Service Leaders – Grant Baker and Audrey Baker; Recreation Managers – Ross Davis, Pierce Yates and Owen Simpkins; Song Leaders – Rielon Evans and Weston Evans; and flag keeper – Kole Henderson.

The Barn Busters held their first meeting on January 9 with new members in attendance. The meeting started with a fun “getting to know each other” game to introduce the new members. After the meeting, recreation leaders Ross Davis, Owen Simpkins and Pierce Yates led the group in a fun ‘one minute to win’ type activity where members saw how many post-it notes they could attach to their faces. for 60 seconds.

The Rabbit Project members spent about 20 minutes with Heather Simpkins and Donnie Swayne. They worked with a few different bunnies and were encouraged to complete a few different activities in their project books before the next club meeting.

Ryan H. Bowman