The Paulding County 4-H Forestry Judging team recently competed at the Northwest District Forestry Judging Competition in Conyers, Georgia. The team consisted of Junior and Senior 4-H’ers who spent 8 weeks preparing for the competition by learning to identify seventy-five Georgia trees, forty diseases, and insects of forest trees and learning how to conduct wood volume estimation and orienteering in forest stands.
Paulding County 4-H students competed at the State 4-H Congress in Atlanta from July 23-26. The State 4-H Congress is the statewide public speaking and interview competition for 4-H’ers across Georgia.
Paulding County UGA Extension Master Gardener Volunteers recently recognized Marcia Riley as Paulding County Master Gardener of the Year as well as the Tracy Grice of the Paulding County Farm Bureau as the Friend of Master Gardeners at their Annual New Beginnings Celebration Dinner.
Volunteers in Paulding offer a local scholarship, available to Paulding County residents that are incoming freshmen or students attending post-secondary accredited institutions.
Paulding County Cloverleaf 4-H’ers traveled to Georgia Highlands College in Rome to attend a public speaking competition. At the event, there were 12 counties represented and a total of 579 students in attendance.
Paulding County area residents came out to White Oak Park to clean up, as part of the continuing statewide campaign to clean and preserve over 70,000 miles of Georgia’s rivers and streams. The effort was part of Rivers Alive, a joint program of the Environmental Protection Division’s Outreach Education Programs and the Department of Community Affairs’ Keep Georgia Beautiful Program.
The Paulding County 4-H Forestry Judging team recently competed at the Northwest District Forestry Judging Competition in Conyers, Georgia. The team consisted of Junior and Senior 4- H’ers who spent 6 weeks preparing for the competition. 4-H’ers from 10 counties in North Georgia competed in the Forestry Field Day event.
Competing against their peers across the state, fifty Georgia 4-H members ultimately earned the coveted title of “Master 4-H’er” at the annual Georgia 4-H State Congress, held July 24-27 at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta.
The UGA Extension - Paulding County 4-H attended Open House at Nebo Elementary School for the 2018-2019 School Year. Coordinated among the two newest 4-H program assistants, LaRhonda Likely and Ratasha Middleton, the turnout was a success as parents and students signed up to learn more about the program.
Hannah Rull, the recipient of the 2018 Paulding County Master Gardener Extension Volunteer Scholarship, recently joined Paulding County Master Gardener Extension Volunteers to accept the award. Hannah is a student at the University of Georgia in Athens, working towards a Master’s Degree.
Paulding County 4-H has had an amazing season filled with many memories. On April 26, Paulding County held its annual 4-H Awards Night which was led by the Senior Club Officers. This evening provided an abundance of recognition to our 4-H’ers in clubs, individual accolades, installation of 2018-19 officers, and year-in-review presentation.
26 Paulding County 4-H’er Archers traveled to Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, GA for their annual Outdoor shoot. A total of 542 statewide archers participated. Georgia has two main archery competitions a year.
Paulding County 4-H had thirty-one Junior and Senior level 4-H’ers compete at the Northwest District Project Achievement (DPA) at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton, Georgia on March 2-4, 2018. Project Achievement is one of the four core programs in Georgia 4-H which is a self-directed individual competition including presentations.
Master Gardener Extension Volunteers in Paulding offer a local scholarship, available to Paulding County residents that are incoming freshmen or students attending post-secondary accredited institutions. The group gives first consideration to Paulding County students in the following fields of study: Agriculture, Horticulture, Landscaping, Forestry, Botany, and Biology.