Tifton Gazette

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January 25, 2013

Tift County 4-H team finishes fourth at national event

The Georgia Champion Cotton Boll and Consumer Judging Team from Tift County received fourth place honors at the National Consumer Decisions Contest held in conjunction with the Western National Roundup in Denver, Colo. recently. Team members were Anna Johnson, Miles McDonald, Ben Branch and Conor Dunn. Miles Drummond and Ashley Davis served as the team coaches. In addition to the fourth place award, the team and its members earned several other honors, including third place overall for judging, fourth place overall for reasons and fifth place overall for group process. In addition, Anna Johnson received second place high individual for judging/placing and was second high overall individual in the nation, and Conor Dunn was part of a five-way tie for third in reasons. After all the tie breaking, Dunn was seventh overall. "We congratulate the Tift County team on their excellent achievement," says the Tift County Extension Agent, 4-H. Pictured from left are Johnson, Dunn, Davis, Drummond, McDonald and Branch.

 

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