Latest News – September 1

Local 4H Students See Success at State Fair

Leadville members of the Broken Arrow 4H Club had a strong showing at the Colorado State Fair last month. The local kids range in age from 9 – 17 years, and each member came away with their own accomplishments whether qualifying at the state level, a feat in itself, or a Reserve Grand Championship. Congratulations!

Brittany Romero_Peacock Dress_4H

This unique and beautiful peacock dress won Reserve Champion for Brittany Romero in the 4H Artistic Clothing competition at 2017 Colorado State Fair.

For those unfamiliar with the program, 4-H is a community of young people, across America, learning leadership, citizenship, and life skills. While Leadville does not have its own “extension” the following Leadville kids participate actively in the Chaffee County Club: Broken Arrow.

Here’s how the Leadville kids did:Colorado Shooting Sports

  • Raymond Havey, 9, Shooting Sports (.22 Rifle) – Qualifier.
  • Tucker Tweddell, 10, Shooting Sports (Shotgun) – Reserve Champion.
  • ShyAnne Tweddell, 13, Cake Decorating, Unit 4 Competition – 5th place.
  • Michaelah Main, 14, Clothing Construction, STEAM 2 – Qualifier and the Fashion Review Competition – Qualifier.
  • Nathaneal Main, 17, Foods & Nutrition – Cooking 101 Competition – Qualifier.
  • Brittany Romero, 16. 4H Broken Arrow Club member Brittany Romero of Leadville has been demonstrating her skills and leadership in everything she’s put her time and talents towards, including bringing home more than one Reserve Grand Championship. Congratulations – All of your hard work paid off! Here’s the complete list of Romero’s accomplishments:
    • Artistic Clothing, Decorate Your Duds and Artistic Sewing a Reserve Champion for her one of a kind peacock dress.
    • Foods & Nutrition, Water Canning – 6th place  
    • Global Citizenship, Hosting a Delegate from another Country – 3rd place.
    •  Creative Cooks competition – Reserve Grand Champion

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