4-H members, leaders honored at recognition program

KINGMAN - Over 150 people met at the KAOL High School to honor youth and adults for a variety of achievements at the Annual 4-H Recognition Program.

Seventy-eight County 4-H award medals for outstanding project work were presented to 48 members in 37 project areas, said Gerald Olson, Extension Agent 4-H Youth Development.

Receiving medals for Arts & Crafts sponsored by Cindy Levesque: Carleigh Carignan, Our World 4-H Club; and Miekhylla Pruett, Stockton Hill Herd; Beef Award, sponsored by Audra & Tom Bowers: Logan Dollarhide, Bent Bucket Bunch; Breads Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Raven Honga, Buck-N-Doe and Trey Honga, Buck-N-Doe; Cake Decorating Award, sponsored by Sew What's Cooking 4-H Club: Megan Barnes, Black Mountains and Skylar Pendley, Black Mountains; Cat Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Esther Evins, Green River and Miekhylla Pruett, Stockton Hill Herd; Cavie Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Jessica Head, Fancy Feathers & Furs and Tatianna Studer, Horse-N-Around; Clothing & Textiles Award, sponsored by Sew What's Cooking 4-H Club, Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Creative Writing, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders Council and Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Dog Care & Training Award, sponsored by Kingman Animal Hospital: Kailah Goers, Stockton Hill Herd, Sheylon Moser, The Stockton Hill Herd, Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills and Abby Sampson, Cactus Critters; Entomology Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Baylee Hammond, The Thundering Hooves, Jennifer Lee, Horse-N-Around and Justin Studer, Horse-N-Around; Food Preservation, sponsored by Sew What's Cooking 4-H Club: Raven Honga, Buck-N-Doe, Trey Honga, Buck-N-Doe and Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Gardening and Horticulture, sponsored by Gary Watson: Austyn Bailey, Bent Bucket Bunch and Raven Honga, Buck-N-Doe; Goat Award, sponsored by Art and Janet Gode: Amber Roer, Big Sandy and Tatianna Studer, Horse-N-Around; Growing with Animals, sponsored by Janet Watson: Baylee Hammond, The Thundering Hooves and Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Hiking, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Home Environment, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Carleigh Carignan, Our World; Horse Award, sponsored by Stockton Hill Feed: Austyn Bailey, The Bent Bucket Bunch, Brandi Beliveau, Renegades, Aundrea Jeffers, Renegades, Leanne Jeffers, Renegades 4-H Club, Jennifer Lee, Horse-N-Around and Catrina Noble, The Thundering Hooves; Leathercraft Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Coddy Adams, The Thundering Hooves, Micah Moberly, Green River; Livestock Judging, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Miekhylla Pruett, Stockton Hill Herd; Metal Fabrication Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Justin Studer, Horse-N-Around and Tatianna Studer, Horse-N-Around; Photography Award, sponsored by Camera Works Photography: Trey Honga, Buck-N-Do, Sheylon Moser, Stockton Hill Herd and Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Poultry Award, sponsored by Kentucky Fried Chicken: Baylee Hammond, The Thundering Hooves and Aundrea Jeffers, Renegades; Rabbit Award, sponsored by Cerbat Animal Hospital: Austyn Bailey, Bent Bucket Bunch, Kristy Koehler, Fancy Feathers and Furs, Shawn Lent, Cactus Critters and Skylar Pendley, Black Mountains; Reptile/Amphibian Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Carleigh Carignan, Our World and Kailah Goers, Stockton Hill Herd; Rocketry Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Derex Adams, Thundering Hooves and Rustin Adams, Thundering Hooves; Sheep Breeding Award, sponsored by Black, White and Blue Ranch: Kailah Goers, Stockton Hill Herd and Rebecca Schrum, Stockton Hill Herd; Sheep Market Award, sponsored by Christina Bravo and Phillip Bravo: Trey Honga, Buck-N-Doe, Sheylon Moser, Stockton Hill Herd and Rebecca Schrum, Stockton Hill Herd; Sport Fishing Award, sponsored by True Value Home Center: Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Swine Award, sponsored by Wild Oats Hay and Feed: Raven Honga, Buck-N-Doe and Catrina Noble, Thundering Hooves; Veterinary Science Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council: Miekhylla Pruett, Stockton Hill Herd; Waterfowl Award, sponsored by Raw Sports-Mike Cobb: Brandi Beliveau, Renegades and Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Wood Science Award, sponsored by Mohave County 4-H Leaders' Council, Gunnar Fritz, Green River and Olin Fritz, Green River; Achievement Award, sponsored by Century 21 Realty: Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills, Justin Studer, Horse-N-Around; Agriculture Award, sponsored by Liz Didier: Catrina Noble, The Thundering Hooves and Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Citizenship Award, sponsored by Century 21 Realty: Baylee Hammond, The Thundering Hooves and Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Community Service Award, sponsored by James Cash Penney Community Service Award, Judy Lent: Baylee Hammond, Thundering Hooves and Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills; Leadership Award, sponsored by James Cash Penney Community Service Award, Judy Lent: Gunnar Fritz, Green River and Rebekah Russel, Cedar Hills.

Five-Year Member Awards were presented to Stacie White, Thundering Hooves, Samantha Miles, Cantering Coyotes, Calista Corwin, Horse-N-Around, Rebekah Russell, Cedar Hills, Evan Sullivan, Buck N Doe, Trey Honga, Buck N Doe, Dillan Yarbrough, Outlaws and Dallas Dudley, Outlaws.

A 10-year membership award pin was presented to Jessica Head, Fancy Feathers and Furs. Interstate Exchange 4-H Club Volunteer Adult Leaders were recognized for their years of volunteer service to 4-H. Five-Year Leader Awards were presented to Sydney Bailey, Bent Bucket Bunch and Jamie Hervey, Renegades.

Ten-Year Leader Awards went to Beverly Gaddis, Bent Bucket Bunch, Pamela Kowalski, Mohave County Interstate Exchange, Troy Noble, Thundering Hooves and Linda Olson, Mohave County Interstate Exchange 4-H Club.