The Family of Andrea Ruesch established a 4-H scholarship with the Minnesota 4-H Foundation in memory of her dedication and contributions to the Minnesota 4-H program. The focus of this scholarship is on demonstrated learning through hands-on experience and using what you have learned to help others (youth leadership). A minimum of four scholarships of $1,000 each will be awarded annually in a nine county region. Due March 7, 2016.
The 6th annual Southwest 4-H Animal Science Challenge is a day-long event, held at the Wabasso Public School on Saturday, February 20. The day consists of a quiz bowl competition, a skill-a-thon contest and project workshops. The day is open to participants of all ages, with two divisions: junior (grades 3-8) and senior (grades 9+).
Murray County 4-H'ers excelled at the State 4-H Horse Show held at the State Fairgrounds in September. Participating from Murray County were Jake Post, Macy Posthuma, Cheyenne Hulstein, Maggie Heezen, Dalton Kleinjan, and Audra Homandberg.
Several Murray County 4-H members with returned from the 2015 Minnesota State Fair with champion, reserve champion, and purple ribbons. Congrats to all who earned a trip! For a complete list with more photos, download the Adobe Reader file.