Variety show a big success

By JENNIFER HUDNALL Extension Agent for 4-H Published:

The Franklin County 4-H Program recently held the 4-H Variety Show. The show consisted of 13 junior specialty acts, three senior specialty acts and one club act.

The show began with an acoustic guitar performance by Justin Parker. Next, Emily Ballantyne and Lexie Arnold of Good Shepherd School played piano and sang with their act entitled Angels.

Aric Cook and Tamara Warren of Westridge Elementary School sung a duet called What Ive Been Looking For. Next Brynne Stevens performed a solo called You are My King. The next act was a senior act. Troy Hose and Deanna Hose of Second Street School performed sign language and interpretative movement to the song I Can Only Imagine.

Jessica Meade of Western Hills High school performed a solo singing act to the tune of Something More. Kristen Mayes of Collins Lane Elementary performed and lip-syncing and dance act with her act entitled Who I Am. Emily Vinson, also of Collins Lane Elementary showed off her martial arts talent in her martial arts demonstration entitled Control Over Power.

Playing the tuba, Garrett Barnes performed Ode to Joy. Next Shelby Grammer of Westridge played the piano in her act called Dance of the Dandelions.

After a brief intermission, Kennedy Burch of Hearn Elementary School performed a childrens song medley on the piano. Adam Jones with his piano act represented Good Shepherd School.

In the next act, Samantha Wilcox played piano while Madeline Hendrix sang Over the Rainbow. The following dance act called The Nerds consisted of Nicole Cook, Shelby Grammer and Alyssa Johnson of Westridge Elementary. The final act in the specialty act category consisted of Jenny Carr, Leah Childs and Kirby Standifer with their dance act called Ms. Independent.

Congratulations to youth at The Frankfort Christian Academy in the club act category. These category champions included Brooke Talley, Christen Robinson, Katelynn Chalk, Hannah Bennett and Brittany Parris performed their dance act called Jump Jump Jump.

In the junior specialty act division, Kennedy Burch of Hearn Elementary won champion. In the senior division, Jessica Meade won with her solo singing act titled Something More.

The hard work of several 4-H volunteers made this night a success. I would like to thank the following individuals: Judy Stephanski, Charles Whitecamp, Russell Bell, Elizabeth Pentecost, Mary Chambers, Chassity Ricketts, Phillip Morgan, Robyn Finney, T Auxier and Cari Chase.

4-H Calendar

NO SCHOOL CLUBS IN APRIL

April 1 Regional Livestock Skillathon at Shelby County

April 10 Shooting Sports meeting

April 11 4-H Livestock Meeting at KSU Farm, 6 p.m.

April 28 Pop tab collection deadline

April 29 4-H Livestock Meeting at UK Research Farm, 2-4 p.m.

May 3 4-H Dog Club Meeting at L.i.F.E. House

May 4-5 TFCA Environmental Camp

May 11 Fashion Review, 6

May 13 4-H Ham Project Meeting

May 25 Camp signups at Extension Office, 4:30-6:30

June 8 4-H Cooking Camp, 9 a.m.

June 12-16 4-H Teen Conference at UK

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