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2013-09-18 / Farm & Ranch

Atascosa County 4-H holds annual banquet

Kristan Jenschke
4-H program assistant


Atascosa Club of Equine Enthusiasts are pictured holding the certificates of achievement they were awarded at the annual Atascosa County 4-H Banquet. Left to right, Charity Harris -District Horse Judging Show, District Horse Show; Sahara Ellis - District Horse Judging Show, District and State Horse Show; Shelby Henson - District Horse Judging Show, District and State Horse Show, District Consumer Decision Making and Club Manager Mrs. Karen Harris. 
Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H Atascosa Club of Equine Enthusiasts are pictured holding the certificates of achievement they were awarded at the annual Atascosa County 4-H Banquet. Left to right, Charity Harris -District Horse Judging Show, District Horse Show; Sahara Ellis - District Horse Judging Show, District and State Horse Show; Shelby Henson - District Horse Judging Show, District and State Horse Show, District Consumer Decision Making and Club Manager Mrs. Karen Harris. Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H The annual Atascosa County 4-H Banquet took place at the Jourdanton High School Cafeteria on August 3. There were 90 4-H members, parents, families, and special guests that participated at the banquet.

Eighteen 4-H members received embroidered folding chairs for completing a recordbook, 47 members received embroidered canvas laundry bags for participating at a district contest, and 39 members received embroidered blankets for making it to a state contest.


Mesquite 4-H Club members are pictured with their certificates, back row, left to right: Hannah Ward - District and State Consumer Decision Making, County, District, and State Photography, South Region Golf Challenge, County Roundup-Musical, County Council Officer, Corresponding Secretary; Autumn Hagen - District Consumer Decision Making, County & District Recordbook Judging (Consumer Education), County & District Food Show; Ethan Ayala - District and State Livestock Judging, District 4-H Leadership Lab; Kate McNeill - District and State Horse Show, District Consumer Decision Making; Front row: Kendall Hagen - District Consumer Decision Making, County and District Food Show, County and District Fashion Show and Storyboard; Stayton Hagen - County and District Food Show, County and District Fashion Show and Storyboard, County Recordbook (Swine); Trey Hagen - County and District Food Show, District Consumer Decision Making, County and District Recordbook Judging (Swine); Nathan Ricks - District Shooting Sports – Shotgun, Texas 4-H Shooting Sports State Games – Shotgun; David Garcia - County and District Photography. 
Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H Mesquite 4-H Club members are pictured with their certificates, back row, left to right: Hannah Ward - District and State Consumer Decision Making, County, District, and State Photography, South Region Golf Challenge, County Roundup-Musical, County Council Officer, Corresponding Secretary; Autumn Hagen - District Consumer Decision Making, County & District Recordbook Judging (Consumer Education), County & District Food Show; Ethan Ayala - District and State Livestock Judging, District 4-H Leadership Lab; Kate McNeill - District and State Horse Show, District Consumer Decision Making; Front row: Kendall Hagen - District Consumer Decision Making, County and District Food Show, County and District Fashion Show and Storyboard; Stayton Hagen - County and District Food Show, County and District Fashion Show and Storyboard, County Recordbook (Swine); Trey Hagen - County and District Food Show, District Consumer Decision Making, County and District Recordbook Judging (Swine); Nathan Ricks - District Shooting Sports – Shotgun, Texas 4-H Shooting Sports State Games – Shotgun; David Garcia - County and District Photography. Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H The recipients for the Star Awards included Aliana Garcia and Trey Hagen for Bronze Star, Autumn Hagen and Marco Garcia for Silver Star, and Travis Bonner and Alejandro Garcia for the Gold Star.


Lytle 4-H Club members were awarded certificates at the 4-H Banquet held on August 3: Pictured left to right with Club Manager Rosemary Bonner are, Travis Bonner - District and State Livestock Judging, District and State Shooting Sports-Rifle, District Shooting Sports Postal League- Smallbore Rifle, County, District and State Recordbook Judging (State 1st Place Shooting Sports), County Photography, Project Book (Beef), County Council Officer- Historian; Gregorio Alcorta - County Recordbooks (Swine); Marrina Hendrix - County & District Photography (Best of Class Details and Macro Intermediate Division); Jaclyn Bonner - County District and State Livestock Judging, County, District (Best of Class Elements of Design) and State Photography, County, District and State and Recordbook Judging (Clothing and Textiles), County, District State Food Show, County and District Fashion Show and Storyboard, District Consumer Decision Making Contest, Project book (Rabbits), County Council Officer-1st Vice President, Ambassador Officer- President. 
Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H Lytle 4-H Club members were awarded certificates at the 4-H Banquet held on August 3: Pictured left to right with Club Manager Rosemary Bonner are, Travis Bonner - District and State Livestock Judging, District and State Shooting Sports-Rifle, District Shooting Sports Postal League- Smallbore Rifle, County, District and State Recordbook Judging (State 1st Place Shooting Sports), County Photography, Project Book (Beef), County Council Officer- Historian; Gregorio Alcorta - County Recordbooks (Swine); Marrina Hendrix - County & District Photography (Best of Class Details and Macro Intermediate Division); Jaclyn Bonner - County District and State Livestock Judging, County, District (Best of Class Elements of Design) and State Photography, County, District and State and Recordbook Judging (Clothing and Textiles), County, District State Food Show, County and District Fashion Show and Storyboard, District Consumer Decision Making Contest, Project book (Rabbits), County Council Officer-1st Vice President, Ambassador Officer- President. Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H The Friend of the 4-H Award went to Mr. Robert Gosselin for his service helping 4-H members with their rabbit projects. The Mother of the year went to Mrs. Kathy Wagner and Father of the year to Mr. Jeff Smith. The Atascosa 4-H Merit Scholarship was awarded to Jaclyn Bonner.


The Blackhill 4-H Club pictured with their certificates, left to right: Club Manager Kim Lutz, Madison Lutz, Brice Bauer, Cullen Bauer, Brandon Bauer; Madison Lutz - Project Books (Poultry), County and District Recordbook Judging (Poultry); Brice Bauer - District Livestock Judging; Cullen Bauer - District and State Livestock Judging, 4-H Leadership Lab, County Council Officer- District Council Delegate; Brandon Bauer - District Livestock Judging. 
Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H The Blackhill 4-H Club pictured with their certificates, left to right: Club Manager Kim Lutz, Madison Lutz, Brice Bauer, Cullen Bauer, Brandon Bauer; Madison Lutz - Project Books (Poultry), County and District Recordbook Judging (Poultry); Brice Bauer - District Livestock Judging; Cullen Bauer - District and State Livestock Judging, 4-H Leadership Lab, County Council Officer- District Council Delegate; Brandon Bauer - District Livestock Judging. Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H The 2013-2014 County Council Officers were installed and consisted of Justin Smith (President), Dilan Weigang (1st Vice President), Alejandro Garcia (2nd Vice President), Travis Bonner (3rd Vice President), Garrett Selby (Treasurer), Mason Vick (Reporter), Marco Garcia (Council Delegate), Christian Cumpian (Council Delegate), Rebekah Wagner (Recording Secretary), Hannah Ward (Corresponding Secretary), Cullen Bauer (Historian), Autumn Hagen (Parliamentarian), and Kendall Hagen (Sergeant-At-Arms).



Members of the Poteet 4-H Club received their certifications of achievement at the annual 4-H Banquet. Pictured left to right, back row, Rehgan Payne - State Trap and Skeet Postal League, Texas 4-H Shooting Sports State Games (Shotgun); Jake Hamm - Texas Shooting Sports State Games (Shotgun), Overall American Trap Sr. Division; Ross Evan Payne - State Trap and Skeet Postal League, Texas 4-H Shooting Sports State Games (Shotgun); Alejandro Garcia - County Recordbook, District and State Shooting Sports (Rifle), Texas 4-H Shooting Sports State Games (Shotgun), District Trap & Skeet, District Shooting Sports Postal League –Smallbore Rifle, County Council Officer- Treasurer, Ambassador Officer- Reporter; Front row: Derek Scharmann - District Livestock Judging, County & District Recordbook Judging (Beef); Aliana Garcia - District Shooting Sports Postal League- Smallbore Rifle, District Shooting Sports Rifle Match, County and District Recordbook Judging- Shooting Sports; Taylor Fojtik - County and District Photography (Best of Class Plant/Flora Junior Division); Marco Garcia - District Shooting Sports Postal League- Smallbore Rifle, District Shooting Sports Rifle Match, County and District Recordbook Judging- Shooting Sports. 
Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H Members of the Poteet 4-H Club received their certifications of achievement at the annual 4-H Banquet. Pictured left to right, back row, Rehgan Payne - State Trap and Skeet Postal League, Texas 4-H Shooting Sports State Games (Shotgun); Jake Hamm - Texas Shooting Sports State Games (Shotgun), Overall American Trap Sr. Division; Ross Evan Payne - State Trap and Skeet Postal League, Texas 4-H Shooting Sports State Games (Shotgun); Alejandro Garcia - County Recordbook, District and State Shooting Sports (Rifle), Texas 4-H Shooting Sports State Games (Shotgun), District Trap & Skeet, District Shooting Sports Postal League –Smallbore Rifle, County Council Officer- Treasurer, Ambassador Officer- Reporter; Front row: Derek Scharmann - District Livestock Judging, County & District Recordbook Judging (Beef); Aliana Garcia - District Shooting Sports Postal League- Smallbore Rifle, District Shooting Sports Rifle Match, County and District Recordbook Judging- Shooting Sports; Taylor Fojtik - County and District Photography (Best of Class Plant/Flora Junior Division); Marco Garcia - District Shooting Sports Postal League- Smallbore Rifle, District Shooting Sports Rifle Match, County and District Recordbook Judging- Shooting Sports. Jeff Smith | Mesquite 4-H



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