Ten DeKalb 4-H students win public speaking honors

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Ten DeKalb County 4-H members received honors in their project areas in the Northwest District Project Achievement competition held on March 10-12.

Twenty-three students represented the DeKalb Cooperative Extension’s 4-H club at the district competition at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, which attracted 275 middle school and 378 high school 4-H members from 36 competing counties in the Northwest District.

Senior District project winners include:


  • Ansley Lockett, Nia Morrison, and Artis Trice of Arabia Mountain High School, first place, food safety and preservation, environmental, and fruits, nuts and vegetable categories.
  • Quan Usher of Columbia High and Evans Bryn of Greater Atlanta Christian School, first place, science, engineering and technology and human development categories.
  • Amina Daugherty of DeKalb Early Learning College Academy, who place third and won a sweepstakes trip to state congress.
  • Chante’ Lively, Arabia Mountain High School, third place, history.
  • Carmen Mitchell, Druid Hills High, third place, public speaking.
  • Dalean Thompson, Arabia Mountain High School, third place, environment.
  • Christopher Terry, Stephenson High, third place, performing arts piano.


For information about joining DeKalb County’s 4-H program, contact the DeKalb Cooperative Extension Office at 404-298-4080 or visit www.ugaextension.com/DeKalb. 4-H is the youth program of the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.

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