Dallas County 4-H Event and Meeting Calendar

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Greek Cowboys Community Service

The Greek Cowboys of Coppell visited residents at Sandy Lake Rehabilitation Center the Saturday before school started.  The club tries to visit every other month.

Saturday, May 31, 2014

Thank You Tractor Supply!

We had our 4-H promotion and fundraiser today at Tractor Supply in Mesquite. It was a huge success and helped raise funds for the robotics competition group. A big thanks to Tractor Supply for their generous donation and continually supporting 4-H youth. Thanks also to all that attended - Katie Bird, David Brock, Haven Giglotti, Jan Bird, Emily Brock, Maryann Goltl & Christina Giglotti.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Photo Contest Winners Announced


Twenty-six 4-Hers entered over 150 photographs across 15 categories. In recent years, the quality of the photography entries have improved and become quite competitive. This year was no different with the majority of the entries receiving a blue ribbon. Congrats to all that entered!

And the winners are...

People
Best Senior (Best of Category) - Michael Apodaca
Best Intermediate  - Elena Atiles
Best Junior - Anthony Ritchie


Best of Show Winner by Michael Apodaca
Animals - Wildlife
Best Senior - Haven Giglotti
Best Intermediate (Best of Category) - Elena Atiles
Best Junior - Nicole Ritchie

Animals - Domestic
Best Senior (Best of Category) - Michael Apodaca
Best Intermediate - Elena Atiles
Best Junior - Jordyn New

Marine/Aquatic
Best Senior (Best of Category) - Michael Apodaca
Best Intermediate - Sarah Humphrey
Best Junior - Heather Humphrey

Digital Darkroom
Best Senior - Haven Giglotti
Best Intermediate (Best of Category) - Rylie Campbell

Storyboard
Best of Senior (Best of Category) - Michael Apodaca
Best Intermediate - Katie Bird
Best Junior - Jade New

Catch-All
Best Senior (Best of Category) - Gavin Adams
Best Intermediate - Elena Atiles
Best Junior - Jordyn New
Honorable Mention - Kaleigh Adams

Dominant Color
Best Senior (Best of Category) - Michael Apodaca
Best Intermediate - Kaleigh Adams
Best Junior - Jade New

Details & Macro
Best Senior (Best of Category) - Michael Apodaca
Best Intermediate - Kaleigh Adams
Best Junior - Heather Humphrey

Plant/Flora
Best Senior (Best of Category) - Michael Apodaca
Best Intermediate - Jessica New
Best Junior - Jade New
Honorable Mention - Elena Atiles

Nature & Landscape
Best Senior (Best of Category) - Elijah Smith
Best Intermediate - Elena Atiles
Best Junior - Nicole Ritchie
Honorable Mention - Michael Apodaca

Elements of Design
Best Senior (Best of Category) - Gavin Adams
Best Intermediate - Rylie Campbell
Best Junior - Nicole Ritchie
Honorable Mention - Kaleigh Adams

Overall Best of Show - Michael Apodaca (people)
Congratulations Michael!

Dallas County Entomology Team Takes Top District Honors

District IV Entomology contest results are in!


Nine qualifying seniors from across District IV sat for the two-part written exam that tests both insect identification and insect knowledge. 

Congratulations to the Dallas County Entomology Team for bringing home the gold! They are going to state!

Dallas County team members also garnered individual honors Michael Apodaca - 1st place, John Kiehl - 2nd place and Marshall Sullivan - 6th place.

Many thanks to coach Joseph Sullivan for constantly bugging the team to study!


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