Sunday, August 11, 2013

30th 4-H Club Week Held at N.C. State, 1955

Friendly politicians are Nancy Johnson of Newton, new 4-H president, and Governor Hodges. Nancy's prize steer helped feed the governor a few weeks ago.

Dangerous but not so deadly as a car, Sgt. E.W. Jones tells 4-H'er Kay Pate of Zebulon during highway class.

New officers get candlelight from L.R. Harrill, state leader, as assistant leaders watch final 4-H Club Week ceremony

Rebecca Tulbert, left, and Betty Jean Myers, right, of Iredell County, win team dairy foods demonstration championship. 

Catherine Deberry, East Rockingham, practices an unusual talent--telling bedtime stories--before a 4-H audience.

Clay and Cherokee Counties state the Health Pageant, "A Place in the Sun," that featured the crowning of the Health Royalty.

King and Queen of Health are Rachel Jurney, Statesville, Route 5, and Manly Wilder, Middlesex, Route 2. Members of the health court included Frankie Eckard and Roberta Cherry, Hayesville.

Guess who just won the individual foods contest? Peggy Carroll of Arden.

This young man with a horn and the makings of a music critic is Charles McClure of Enka.

Public speaking champions are Nancy Tuttle of Walnut Cove and Leonidas Holt of Julian.

A big moment for everyone was the naming of the State Dress Revue winner, Gretchen O'Neal of Washington, Rt. 2. State Leader L.R. Harrill pins an orchid to the winning dress.

Kenneth Howe, Gastonia, and Joan Batten, Kenly, are among Honor Club initiates.

And the photographers say they worked! This swimmer is Roslyn Waters of Winterville.

TAR HEEL through and through is the 12-pound prime cut of meat presented to Gov. Hodges earlier this month by Jim Graham, left, of Winston-Salem, and Dr. D.W. Colvard, right, dean of the School of Agriculture at State College. The Hereford steer from which the cut came was bred, born, fed-out, wholesaled and retailed in North Carolina. the steer was grand champion of the Iredell County Fat Stock Show. The Catawba County animal was from the little heard of Newton; it was fed out by Nancy Johnson, Newton 4-H'er, who entered it in the Statesville show and sale. Colonial Stores bought it and the N.C. Hereford Association, of which Graham is secretary, bought the roast from Colonial. 

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