Graves 4-H wins Future City regional competition - going to DC
Above: Graves County 4-H Club members (front row, from left) Shelby Phillips (Graves County Middle School), Ryan Hayden (Fancy Farm Elementary), Micah Hall (GCMS), (back row, from left) Isabella Byassee (Graves County High School), Jamie LeMay (GCMS), Connor Wilson (GCMS) and Zacharie Lamb (GCMS), along with their coach, Graves County Extension agent for 4-H Tracey Tashjian, returned from the 2016-2017 Future City competition in LaGrange, Ky., Jan. 16 with a first place award in the regional contest vs. 48 other teams.
Next, they will represent Kentucky in the national contest, Feb. 18-21, in Washington, D.C. Presenters Micah Hall, Ryan Hayden, Zacharie Lamb, alumni Isabella Byassee, and coach Tracey Tashjian, won an all-expenses paid trip to the D.C. contest. Additionally, the 4-H team members earned the "People's Choice," "Best Speaker," (Zacharie Lamb), and "Outstanding Alumni" (Isabella Byassee) awards.
To learn more about getting involved in Future City and other 4-H activities, contact Tracey Tashjian at (270)247-2334.