The Clay County 4-H Fashion Show was held Tuesday, March 4 at the First United Methodist Church of Henrietta. Approximately 36 4-H members and guests attended the fashions show. Contestants were judged on their sewing and construction skills, as well as overall appearance in the construction division. In the buying division, entries were judged on overall appearance, quality of workmanship, wardrobe, coordination, appropriateness of care requirements and use of comparison shopping techniques.
Each senior contestant competed in one of four categories of clothing in the construction division: Everyday living, refashion, semi-formal to formal, theatre/costume; or one of five categories in the buying division: Business/interview attire, refashion, fantastic fashion under $25, special interest and semi- formal to formal. Intermediate contestants competed in everyday living, refashion, semi-formal, theatre/costume in the construction division; or in the buying division: Everyday living, fantastic fashion under $25, semi-formal, special interest. Beginner contestants competed in the everyday living, pop-over skirt or pant, refashion, theatre/costume in the construction division; or in the buying division: Everyday living, fantastic fashion under $25, semi-formal and special interest.
Results of the fashion show are as follows:
junior construction division
- Everyday living — First place, Madeline Catron
- Theatre/costume — First place, Katie Yurcho, Second place, Layton Graham
- Refashion — First place, Mallory Frederick.
junior buying division
- Fantastic fashion under $25 — First place, Ashley Riddle
- Special interest — First place, Rexa Hand
Intermediate construction division
- Semi-formal — First place, Jacobi Reynolds
intermediate buying division
- Everyday living — First place, Hailey Talley
- Semi-formal — First place, Korri Franke
- Special interest — First place, Kat Hand
Senior buying division
- Semiformal to formal — First place, Mikayla Graham
All first place winners from the county fashion show represented Clay County at the district fashion show Newcastle on April 12.
Emcees for the county event were Mikayla Graham, Madeline Catron and Katie Yurcho. Music for the event was provided by Lisa Graham and modeling coordination was Bree Talley. The horse and Henrietta 4-H Clubs hosted and decorated the stage for the county fashion show.
Educational programs of the Texas A&M Agrilife extension service are open to all citizens without regard to race, color, sex, disability, religion, age or national origin.
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.