Local 4-H members win in a national contest
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(Above) Pictured in the front row are: Eli Hill, Ethan Hill, Daniel Parker, McKenna Finley and Jesse Seigmund. Pictured in the back row are Savannah Farrow, Grace Hill, Vincent Matthews, Lily Ballangee and Payton Hendricks.  (Below) Savannah Farrow is hand sewing her quilt.</i>
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(Above) Pictured in the front row are: Eli Hill, Ethan Hill, Daniel Parker, McKenna Finley and Jesse Seigmund. Pictured in the back row are Savannah Farrow, Grace Hill, Vincent Matthews, Lily Ballangee and Payton Hendricks. (Below) Savannah Farrow is hand sewing her quilt.

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Twelve young people participated in a program offered by the National Quilt Museum this fall. The School Block Challenge is a yearly contest for children.

The youth are given packets with three fabrics and they are required to incorporate all three fabrics in their block. The blocks were to be 16 x 16, incorporated the fabric provided, include hand or machine stitching, but no actual quilting. The youth used the fabrics to “paint” their block, by cutting out the fabrics.

The entries must also include a story about the block. Trigg County 4-H had 9 entries with 2 placing in the contest and 3 honorable mentions. Placing 2nd in the K-4th grade division was Ethan Hill and 3rd in the 5-8th grade division was Payton Hendricks.

Receiving honorable mention were Vincent Matthews in grade 9-12, Daniel Parker grades 5-8 and Julia Thomas grade K-4. Also participating were Eli Hill, McKenna Finley, Savannah Farrow, Tiara Reed, Jesse Seigmund and Lily Ballengee.

For the rest of this story, see this week's issue of The Cadiz Record or subscribe to our e-Edition by calling 270-522-6605.
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