Local 4-H'er will compete nationally

September 22, 1994|By From Staff Reports

Amy Gesell, a 16-year-old Westminster student, is one of seven Maryland 4-H'ers who will compete Sunday through Tuesday at the National 4-H Engineering, Science and Leadership Event in Richmond, Va.

The event is presented in conjunction with the Atlantic Rural Exposition and State Fair of Virginia.

Amy earned her spot on the team by placing second in the 4-H automotive contest Sept. 3 at the Maryland State Fair.

These other county 4-H members won awards at the annual state fair:

* Jeffrey Fritz, 16, of Englars Mill, won second place in the 4-H tractor operator's contest Sept. 1.

* Ginger Hull, 17, of Westminster, won the separates category during the 4-H Fashion Revue Sept. 1.

Ginger won for cream-colored jeans, a pastel blouse and a matching jacket with woven accents she made for the contest.

* Jessica Herbert of Westminster won first place in the grooming and showmanship category of the English Horse and Pony Show Aug. 31.

* Heather Arnold of New Windsor won first place in the pleasure seat category of the English Horse and Pony Show Aug. 31.

* Ryan Ford, 11, of Gamber was junior champion in the 4-H bicycle competition Aug. 27

* Jeremy Withnell, 12, of Westminster and Jimmy N. Woods, 17, of Sykesville were class winners in the 4-H bicycle competition Aug. 27.

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