The 2012 Clay County 4-H Food Show was held at the Henrietta High School Agriculture Department Oct. 18, 2012 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Twenty-three 4-H members from Vashti, Petrolia, Henrietta and the Clay Horse clubs participated in the event with 30 family and friends observing for a total of 53 attending the County Food Show.
In the Food and Nutrition Project, 4-H’ers learn the importance foods from each of the basic food groups of MyPlate in the daily diet. They learn the principles of nutrition as they relate to health, physical fitness, and appearance as well as acquiring and demonstrating skills in planning, purchasing, preparing, and serving tasty, attractive, and nutritious meals and snacks. 4-H is the youth development and leadership program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, a part of the Texas A&M University System.
Volunteers that judged the food show include Pam Payne, Amy Payne, Judy Davison, Angie Hicks, Val Crafton and Cheryl Jackson.
Participants in the Food Show include:
Junior Division – Protein category, Katie Yurcho, first place; fruits and vegetable category, Megan Adams, first place, and Bodee Franke, second place; dairy category, Layten Graham, first place; grains category, Madeline Catron, first place, and Ashley Riddle, second place.
Intermediate Division – Protein category, Kylee Erickson, first place, Kalico Burkes, second place, Carmin Byers, third place, Heather Taylor, fourth place, and Joe Moore, fifth place; grains category, Addie Duncan, first place; dairy category, Jacobi Reynolds, first place, Dani Moore, second place; fruit and vegetable category, Korri Franke, first place, Abby Zamzow, second place, and Lauren Taylor, third place.
Senior Division – dairy category, Mikayla Taylor, first place; and protein category, Nicci Moore, first place.
Winners from each category will compete at the District 4-H Food Show in Vernon, Nov. 10.