Rally Day for 4H

More than 50 4H members from the Boundary District gathered at the Rock Creek Fairgrounds this past weekend for the annual 4H Rally Day.

Youngsters from the Boundary District’s 4H clubs judged rabbits

More than 50 4H members from the Boundary District gathered at the Rock Creek Fairgrounds this past weekend for the annual 4H Rally Day.

As part of the 4H program, members learn to and practice how to judge livestock classes, create educational displays and do demonstrations on subjects that interest them. The competitions teach them how to speak in public, make informed decisions and expand and share the things they’ve learned.

The participating members included children between six and 19 years-old from clubs in Grand Forks and Rock Creek.

The top junior Aggregate judges for the entire rally, included Wade MacDonald, first, Grand Forks 4H members Megan Siemens in second place and Raya Burch in third. The top senior Aggregate judges included Jade Fossen, first, Adele Fossen, second and Dawson Harpur in third.

Other results included:

Educational Displays: Junior first Carly Fraser, second Mackenzie Eaton, third Sylvie Harpur/Siarrah Corfe. Senior first Kayden Eaton/Daniel Macfarlane, second Colin Grobb and third Kaitlyn Hesketh/Ashley Vegh.

Demonstrations: Junior first Wade and Cameron MacDonald, second Annalia vanKuik/Emma Lindquist and third Scott Kelly/Devon Harfman. Senior first Adele and Jade Fossen, second Marijka vanKuik/Olivia Schnieder and third Sarah MacDonald/Rylonn Elliot.

Judging: Junior Beef first Cameron MacDonald, second Wade MacDonald, third Daniel Macfarlane. Senior Beef first Sarah MacDonald, second Dawson Harpur and third Ronan Goodrich. Junior Dog first Megan Siemens, second Raya Burch and third Jessica Siemens. Senior Dog first Amy Siemens and second Cambria Hogarth. Horse Junior first Reine Fossen, second Sophia Schneider and third Kaitlyn Hesketh. Senior Horse first Adele Fossen, Jade Fossen and third Megan Ewing. Sewing Junior first Jennifer Grobb and second Lauren Fraser. Sewing Senior first Marijika vanKuik. Sheep Junior first Scott Kelly, second Wyatt Lasai and third Carly Fraser. Sheep Senior first Kayden Eaton, second Emmalee Williamson and third Colin Grobb. Rabbit Junior first Jennifer Grobb, second Sylvie Harpur and third Wade MacDonald. Rabbit Senior first Dawson Harpur, second Jade Fossen and a tie for third with Hanna Corfe and Katrina Powell.


Just Posted

Avalanche Canada issues special public warning

Very weak layer buried under recent snow a cause for concern

From the Hill: The millstone of a cannabis conviction

Richard Cannings writes about records expungement for cannabis convictions

Tips for avoiding Canada Revenue Agency scams

Grand Forks RCMP are asking residents to be vigilant.

Grand Forks celebrates the holidays with Santa Claus parade, light up

The Christmas tradition was a hit on Friday night.

RDKB receives funding for disaster response ‘work space’ in Midway

The work space and storage will be used by disaster response volunteers.

CFIA announces recall of some types of cauliflower, lettuce due to E. coli fears

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has announced a recall of certain types of cauliflower and lettuce due to possible E. coli contamination.

Top of mind: ‘Justice’ is Merriam-Webster’s word of the year

Merriam-Webster has chosen “justice” as its 2018 word of the year, driven by the churning news cycle and President Trump’s Twitter feed.

‘Spider-Verse’ swings to the top; ‘Mortal Engines’ tanks

“Spider-Verse” has been very well-received among critics, and audiences in exit surveys gave it a rare A+ CinemaScore.

Canadians spent almost $64,000 on goods and services in 2017

Households in B.C. each spent $71,001 with housing costs contributing to higher average

Speaker at rally says Alberta oil ‘puts tofu on the table in Toronto!’

RCMP estimated more than 1,500 people attended the rally in Grande Prairie

White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight on Friday, Dec. 21

Canucks score 3 power-play goals in 4-2 win over Oilers

Vancouver sniper Boeser has 6 goals in last 5 games

Microscopic parasite found in Prince Rupert water affecting thousands

More than 12,000 residents affected by the boil water advisory issued Dec. 14

Trudeau lashes out at Conservatives over migration “misinformation”

Warning against the “dangers of populism,” Trudeau says using immigration as a wedge political issue puts Canada’s future at risk.

Most Read