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PAGE 6 THE PRESS MARCH 26, 2014 Left: 4-H Project Expo 8-9 year olds: (L to R) John Beneda, Eric Swartz, Greta Schuster, Brandon Houser, Owen Zikmund, Justin Klose, Andrew Myrdal, Olivia Napier, Cody Narloch, Connor Hodek, Andrew Zikrnund. Center: 4-H Project Expo 10-12 year olds: Front (L to R): Marit Ellingson, Sarnantha Houser, John Ellingson, Annah Zikrnund, Levi Napier. Back Row Left to Right: Eva Sobak, Sara Hodek, Seth Nel- son, Sandra Kjelland, Sydney Beneda, Sam Hagen, Hailey Narloch, Kaleb Hodny. Right: 4-H Project Expo 13-14 year olrds: Front (L to R): Rachel Klose, Toby Zikrnund, Annah Zikrnund, Taylor Knudson. Back (L to R): Julia Koppang, Michaela Anderson, Mikayla Fingarson, Trevor Knudson, Bailey Beneda. Walsh County holds annual 4-H Project winners named PARK RIVER, ND -- The 2014 Walsh County 4-H Project Expo was held Friday, March 14th in Park River. There were 42 proj- ects on display, representing the different inter- ests of Walsh County 4-Hers. In this event, 4-H members set up an educa- tional display tb "tell a story" about a 4-H proj- ect they are enrolled in, and then are questioned by judges on their knowledge of the subject. Walsh County 4-H'ers creatively represented projects from hermit crabs, archery safety and rab- bit care to foods, science discovery, crafts, woodworking and horticulture. The following youth received high honors in their category. Winners will advance to the State Fair competition in July. 8-9 Year Olds: Grand Champion: Owen Zikmund, Pisek Reserve Champion: Greta Schuster, Grafion Honorable Mentions: John Beneda, Park Riv- er; Eric Swartz, Park River; Olivia Napier, Grafton; Zach Zikmund, Pisek 10-12 Year Olds: Grand Champion: Hailey Narloch, Drayton Reserve Champion: River Honorable Mentions: Sam Hagen, Fordville; Seth Nelson, Grafton 13-14 Year Olds: Grand Champion: Mikayla Fingarson, Ed- inburg Reserve Champion: Julia Koppang, Adams Honorable Mention: Taylor Knudson, Dahlen 15-18 Year Olds: Grand Champion: Esten Beneda, Lankin Reserve Champion: Katia Kjelland, Park Riv- er Sandra Kjelland, Park Honorable Mentions: Emily Zikmund, Pisek; Hayley Fingarson, Edinburg; Abby Zikmund, Pisek; Kaitlyn Nelson, Grafton Participants and attendees also voted on their favorite exhibit. The winner of the People's Choice Award was Beatrice Kjelland, Park Riv- er, for Bea's Barefoot Bling. Beatrice received an iTunes gift card for her honor. Serving as judges were Cheryl Osowski, Graflon; Pat Hinkle, and Samantha l_ahman, Cav- alier; Rachel Lundquist, Adams; Katelyn Hain, Park River and Fem Magenau, Hamilton. Walsh County 4-H has over 130 members county-wide. The 4-H program is a youth edu- cation component of the NDSU Extension Service. Photos: Submitted Right: 4-H Project Expo 15-18 year olds: (L to R): Kaitlyn Nelson, Emily Zikrnund, Beatrice Kjelland, Becky Klose, Hayley Fingarson, Esten Beneda, Abby Zikrnund, Katia Kjelland. Left: People's Choice Award - Beatrice Kjelland for Bea's Barefoot Bling. Midway student named North Dakota State Geographic Bee semifinalist BISMARCK, N.D. -- Juan D. V-tllanueva, a Midway Public School fifth grader, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2014 North Dako- ta S @eographic Bee sponsored by Gdg'l and Plum Creek. Fourth through eighth grade stu- dents throughout the state compet- ed to determine each school's Bee winner. School-level winners then took a qualifying test, which they submitted to the National Geo- graphic Society. The National Ge- ographic Society invited the students with the top 100 scores in each of the 50 states, District of Columbia, Department of Defense Dependents Schools and U.S. territories to com- pete at the state level. The 2014 North Dakota State Geographic Bee will be held at the University of Mary in Bismarck on Dakota in the National Geograph- ic Bee finals to be held at National Geographic Society headquarters, May 19-21, 2014. The national winner will receive a $50,000 college scholarship and Friday, April 4. The state winner will -)ifetime mem/gership in the Socie- receive $100 and a trip to Wash- ty. 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