Butler County Times Gazette
  • Lily Lake Club member earns 4-H news writing award

  • Lily Lake 4-Her Logan Thompson was among the winners of the 2012 Kansas 4-H news writing award winners were selected for outstanding news Writing abilities.
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  • Lily Lake 4-Her Logan Thompson was among the winners of the 2012 Kansas 4-H news writing award winners were selected for outstanding news Writing abilities.
    The judging was based on clippings submitted in a reporfer’s notebook.
    Each reporter won the reporter’s book contest in his or 4-H county before submitting his or her book for state competition. The awards are sponsored by Montgomery Communications of Junction City as a participant in the Patron Sponsor Program ofthe Kansas 4-H Foundation.
    Other winners included: Cody Atchison, Osage County; Anna Knapp and Nathan Knapp, Nemaha County; Rayanne McKinsey and Kim Yarnell, Neosho County; and Rylee Olson, Pottawatomie County.
    “We are pleased to recognize these outstanding young people for attaining project excellence and appreciate the support from Montgomery Commnunications,” said Gordon Hibbard, president of the Kansas 4-H Foundation.
    “The Foundation’s role in providing financial support for the 4-H news writing project, as well as all 4-H projects, is to encourage and recognize 4-Hers for participating in activities promoting valuable life and career skills,” he said.
    The Kansas 4-H Foundation provides more than $100,000 for awards, trips and scholarships annually, as well as owns and operates Rook Springs 4-H Center, maintains the Clovia Scholarship House at Kansas State University and publishes the Kansas 4-H Journal.
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