Participants in the 4-H Music Contest included, front from left, Bennett Kuenning, Damon Spady, Amber Tuller, Jayme Gittlein, middle from left, Miranda Spady, Anna Aragon, Carter Kuenning, Emma Koller, back from left, JD Tuller, Ashley Grassia, Amanda Tuller and Brooke Schilke. (Courtesy photo)

Four-H Public Speaking and PSA Contest winners were, front from left, Miranda Spady, Jayme Gittlein, JD Tuller, Carter Kuenning, Anna Aragon, back from left, Ashley Grassia and Amanda Tuller. (Courtesy photo)

Four-H music, public speaking earn ribbons

    Sixteen 4-H members participated in the Chase County 4-H Public Speaking, Public Service Announcement (PSA) and Music Contests held April 2 at the Imperial United Methodist Church.  
    Spectators enjoyed a variety of performances, from vocal solos to prepared speeches. 4-H members competing ranged in age from five to 17.  
    Top scoring individuals in the PSA (public service announcement) and speech categories have the opportunity to compete at the West Central Regional 4-H Public Speaking and PSA contest in North Platte April 29.  
    Results from the local contest are as follows:
    Amber Tuller, Blue; JD Tuller, Purple; Amanda Grassia, Purple; Morayah Cupp, Reserve Champion; Ashley Grassia, Grand Champion
Public Speaking
    Clover Kids—(rainbow ribbons given) Bennett Kuenning, Damon Spady
    Novice—Tyce Hammerlun, Blue; Wyatt Krausnick, Purple; Jamie Gittlein, Reserve Champion; Miranda Spady, Grand Champion
    Junior—Amber Tuller, Purple; Odessa Zadina, Purple; Carter Kuenning, Reserve Champion; Anna Aragon, Grand Champion
    Intermediate—JD Tuller, Grand Champion
    Senior—Amanda Tuller, Reserve Champion; Ashley Grassia, Grand Champion
    Clover Kid (rainbow ribbons given)—Bennett Kuenning, Damon Spady
    Junior—Emma Koller, Vocal Solo, Blue; Miranda Spady, Instrumental Solo, Blue; Amber Tuller, Instrumental Solo, Blue; Amber Tuller, Instrumental Solo, Blue; Anna Aragon, Vocal Solo, Purple; Carter Kuenning, Instrumental Solo, Purple; Jayme Gittlein, Instrumental Solo, Purple
    Intermediate—Brooke Schilke, Vocal Solo, Blue; Brooke Schilke, Instrumental Solo, Purple; JD Tuller, Instrumental Solo, Purple
    Senior—Amanda Tuller, Vocal Solo, Blue; Ashley Grassia, Instrumental Solo, Blue; Ashley Grassia, Vocal Solo, Purple; Amanda Tuller, Instrumental Solo, Purple

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