4-H Club News 4-5-10
Logan and Morgan County 4-H members shared a variety of talents at the 2010 4-H Talent Festival held on Sunday, March 21, at the Sterling Middle School in Sterling, Colo.
Top performers were Mary Welsh, Overall Junior Award; Megan Griffith, Overall Intermediate Award; and Theo Kurtzer, Overall Senior Award. Sarah Kiel, Rebecca Northup and Andrea Northup emceed the event. Helping on stage and with the sound were Gabe Brownell, Helen Duncan and Laural Brownell. Dennis Fuller, Janelle Lambrecht, and Richard Otavarios served as judges.
In the junior division for youth 10 and under, Morgan Duncan and Ashley Clark performed “Drive My Car” and received a champion award for their skit. They belong to Proctor Peppers 4-H Club. Mary Welsh from Prairie Pals performed “Boot Scootin’ Babies” and received a champion award for her dance solo.
Champion skit in the intermediate division went to the Chamrocks 4-H Club from Logan County. Intermediate Logan County champion piano solo was given to Cassie Schlueter performing “The Woodchuck Chucks Wood.” She is a member of Little Britches 4-H Club. Morgan County Intermediate Champion piano solo winner was Megan Griffith from Golden Clover 4-H Club. She performed “Spinning Song.” Reserve champion winner was Katie Langenfeld who belongs to Travelers 4-H Club. Champion instrumental brass solo went to William Schneider who performed “Amazing Grace.” He belongs to Winning Edge 4-H Club. Champion instrumental ensemble went to the Proctor Peppers.
In the intermediate dance division, Kelly Griffith, Valley View Ag 4-H member and Brook Mortensen, Cowpokes n Cactus 4-H member teamed up to win a champion award. They performed a tap dance ensemble, “We Built This City” and a jazz dance ensemble, “Man in the Mirror.” Kelly Griffith received a champion award for her ballet dance solo, “Oh, What a Night.”
Also in the intermediate division were Eddie and Destiny McMinn who performed a piano ensemble. Both are members of Morgan Sandburs 4-H. They received a blue and champion award performing “Holy, Holy, Holy.” Eddie McMinn also performed “On the Street Where You Live,” a piano solo and he received a blue and champion award.
In the senior division, ages 14 and over, Logan County 4-H member, Theo Kurtzer performed the champion vocal solo, “Never Say Never.” Kurtzer is a member of Willard Wildcats. Receiving reserve champion vocal solo was Andrea Northup who performed “How Deep the Father’s Love for Us.” She is a member of High Plains 4-H Club. Morgan County 4-H member, Chelsee Bruggeling performed “A Change in Me.” She is a member of Golden Clover 4-H Club and received a champion award. Theo and Christine Kurtzer received the champion vocal ensemble, performing “There is a God.”
Performing “Wind Dance,” Theo Kurtzer received the champion award in senior piano solo. Zach Pomeroy, High Plains 4-H member, received the reserve champion award. Pomeroy performed “Dixieland.” Theo Kurtzer received the champion award in the senior strings for his performance of “Medley.”
Logan and Morgan County champion winners can compete at the State 4-H Talent Festival held during the Colorado State Fair. Entry fees are $5 and are due on July 15. v
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