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Citizenship, Leadership, Public Speaking, Essay Contest and History Bowl Winners Announced at 71st Annual Tennessee 4-H Congress 2018

Mar 23, 2018


Lori Gallimore, Extension Specialist
Justin Crowe, Extension Specialist
Carmen Burgos, Extension Specialist
Dwight Loveday, Associate Professor

Congratulations to the winners of the Citizenship, Leadership, Public Speaking, History Bowl and Essay contests who competed and were selected at the 71st annual Tennessee 4-H Congress earlier this week! We would also like to recognize and send a big thank you to all of the agents and volunteers who motivated, coached and assisted with speeches, portfolios and interview and extemporaneous speech preparation for all of the finalists! The competition was tough and tight throughout all of the contests!

It is our pleasure to announce the winners:

Citizenship:

  • Level I – Jordan Bowling, Anderson County
  • Level II – Olivia Browning, Sevier County

Leadership:

  • Level I – Sorrell Martin, Lincoln County
  • Level II – Aaron Lay, Monroe County

Public Speaking:

  • 9th Grade – Jacinta Fritz, Tipton County
  • 10th Grade – Katherine Ann Thierfelder, Madison County
  • 11th Grade – Hannah Freeland, Knox County
  • 12th Grade – Kendall Martin, Lincoln County

Essay Contest:

  • Ella McLerran, Clay County

History Bowl:

  • Central Region team: Lydia McTheny, Robertson County
  • Dylan Simmons, VanBuren County

Tennessee 4-H was pleased to have many special guests attend the 71st annual Tennessee 4- H Congress! This year it included Lt. Governor Randy McNally who spoke at the Citizenship Banquet. We appreciate the support of our state government and its leadership.

Lt Governor Randy McNally
Lt Governor Randy McNally
Citizenship Winners
Citizenship Winners

Level – Jordan Bowling, Anderson County (Center)

Level II – Olivia Browning, Sevier County (Right)
Leadership Winners
Leadership Winners

Level I – Sorrell Martin, Lincoln County (Right)

Level II – Aaron Lay, Monroe County (Center)
Public Speaking Winners
Public Speaking Winners

9th Grade Jacinta Fritz,Tipton County

10th Grade Katherine Ann Thierfelder, Madison County

11th Grade Hannah Freeland, Knox County

12th Grade Kendall Martin, Lincoln County
History Bowl Winners
History Bowl Winners

Central Region Team
Lydia McTheny, Robertson County
Dylan Simmons,VanBuren County
Essay Contest Winners
Essay Contest Winners
Ella McLerran, Clay County
2019 Congress Officers
2019 Congress Officers

Chloe’ Ragland
Speaker of the House
Van Buren County

Katherine Ann Thierfelder Governor
Madison County

Claire Brooks
Speaker of the Senate
Warren County
Performing Arts Troupe
Performing Arts Troupe
Operation Patriotism
Operation Patriotism