Chloe Smith qualifies for contest at North Dakota State Fair

Students competed in the district communication arts contest on June 2.

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Stutsman County 4-H youth competing at the district communication arts contests included front, from left, Elizabeth Rittenbach, Annabelle Rittenbach and Reanna Schlecht; and back, from left, Chloe Smith, Emmi Odenbach and Conner Smith. Robin Barnes / Special to The Sun

Sheridan County hosted the district communication arts contest on June 2 in McClusky. The district is made up of Eddy, Foster, Sheridan, Stutsman and Wells counties. Six of the 25 competitors were from Stutsman County 4-H, and four of them were in two divisions. The grand champion of each of the divisions is qualified to compete in the state contest at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot on July 25. The senior age group grand champions also earned a tuition-free trip to the Extension Youth Conference (at North Dakota State University on June 21-24. Those who won grand and reserve champion at the Stutsman County contest were eligible to enter the district contest.

Grand champions at the district event who qualified to enter one entry at the state contest are: Chloe Smith, senior age group, won Interpretive Reading with "Harry Potter & The Sorcerer's Stone" and also won in the senior Demonstration with "Reverse Tie Dye". This earned her a free trip to EYC and she was able to enter one of them at the state contest. Conner Smith, a junior, won in Illustrated Talk with "Hunt Safe".

Anyone with questions about 4-H communication arts, EYC, or 4-H in general may contact Robin at the NDSU Extension Stutsman County office at 252-9030.

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