Melcher tops in 4-H theme/design contest

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The Huntington County 4-H Leaders Organization has announced the winners of the 2014 Huntington County 4-H Theme/Design Contest.

The following youth received recognition for their participation in this annual contest:

• First place - Emma Melcher, Corn Cob 4-H Club.

• Second place - Rachel Fulton, Crystal Clovers 4-H Club.

• Third place - Katie Melcher, Corn Cob 4-H Club.

• Honorable Mention - Amanda Pugh, Blue Ribbon Riders 4-H Club and Justin Hladik, Crystal Clovers 4-H Club.

• Participation - Alyssa Fulton, Crystal Clovers 4-H Club; Kennady Chapin, Crystal Clovers 4-H Club; and Sophie Ottinger, Neighborhood Workers/ Farmer Lads 4-H Club.

Melcher's winning theme design, "Making our way into the future ... One 4-Her at a time," will be used on a variety of 4-H program materials during the year, including the Huntington County 4-H Fair Book, which will be available the beginning of March.

For more information about the Huntington County 4-H Program, contact Julia Miller, jwickert@purdue.edu or call 358-4826 at the Purdue Extension-Huntington County office located in the County Courthouse Annex Building, 354 N. Jefferson St., Suite 202, Huntington.