The Pryor Times

December 19, 2013

Locust Grove 4-H Club news

Samantha Robinson
Locust Grove 4-H Reporter

LOCUST GROVE — The Locust Grove 4-H had an awesome month in November.  On Nov. 2, Samantha Robinson was elected to the Northeastern Oklahoma Lamb Association Jr. Board of Directors. On Nov. 9, the Locust Grove 4-H Robotics team won two trophies at the regional First Lego League Robotics competition held in Muskogee. This was their first competition. The team placed third over-all and qualified for the state competition to be held in Edmond Dec. 7.  Robotics team members are Alex Bailey, EmmaLeigh Bailey, Jimmy Vich, Kolbey Rhodes, Remington Ward and Emily Ward. They are coached by Jason Bailey and Karen Vich.

Nov. 9 was also the Mayes County Share the Fun Contest. The had several members participate winning blue ribbons, one champion trophy and two reserve champion trophies. Doing individual acts and winning blue ribbons were Emily Ward, “From the Diary of Laura Ingalls;” Jessie Robinson, “Jessie The Magician” and Brianna Gossitt, “Dental Assistant.” Champion of the junior small group doing “Science Fair Week” were  Amelia Ingram, Brynlee Holman, Samantha Robinson and Jimmy Vich.  

The senior small group won reserve champion doing “The Night Before Thanksgiving.” Those members were Rhett  Pursley, Emily Ward, Remington Ward and Gracie Sanford.  Winning reserve champion junior large group doing “Hee Haw” were Emily Ward, Remington Ward, Gracie Sanford, Madison Smith, Sidney Smith, James Dawson, Jimmy Vich, Amelia Ingram, Samantha Robinson, Jessie Robinson, Kolbey Rhodes and Danielle Bates.

The club also had a Cloverbud group doing “Hee Haw Jr.” The members were Waylon Ross, Jerrlyn Ingram, Zoey Dawson and Kaden Rhodes. All received a green participation ribbon.

The week end of Nov. 9, Jayden Pritchett traveled to Louisville, Ky., to show her dairy heifers.

Nov. 13 was the regular monthly meeting. Samantha and Jessie Robinson led the group in signing and getting Christmas cards ready to mail to men and women in the service.  Members completed 30 cards. Jayden Pritchett and Emily Ward led the group in making gift sacks for residents of the nursing home. Members made 54 sacks containing lotion, shampoo, bath soap and other toiletries.