TROY - Bradford County 4-H held its annual achievement night on Saturday, Sept. 22 located at the 4-H Building in Troy. "Achievement night is really special to the kids," stated Linda Elsbree, 4-H Program Assistant. "This is where they receive their awards from 4-H Round Up, that was held in July, and other honorable awards."

Every fall the Bradford County 4-H program holds achievement night to recognize the outstanding accomplishments of those 4-H members who went above and beyond serving their community, completing their projects and leading other 4-Hers. This year, the theme focused on "100 Years of Pennsylvania 4-H". County Council, the county wide club of teen leaders, ran the program which included entertaining skits, along with a creative presentation of awards to deserving members. The winners of each category are as follows:

- Heart of 4-H: Lori Knecht

- Friend of 4-H: Mark Wood

- Cloverbuds: Tyler Allen, Jaymz Altieri, Simon Beeman, Patience Boom, William Carpenter, Ethan Cole, Meredith Cole,

Riley Doan, Mara Driscoll, Caleb Fritsch, Cyril Gigee, Ethan Groover, Andrew Houseknecht, Carrie Inman, Leonna Jones,

Caitlynn Kenney, Jenifer King, Mason King, Bailey Koernig, Adam Leonard, Macyee McClure, Perry McDonald, Mark McLaud, Ava Molyneux, Maya Moody, Austin Palmer, Anna Payne, Molly Pifer, Megan Rathbun, Trent Rathbun, Glenn Romberger,

William (Billy) Rosanelli, Nathaniel Sheeley, Katelynn Thomas, Haylee Turano, Charity Wampole, Lydia Wolfe and Abigail Wrisley

Grand Champion Project Books

- Beef: Isaac Umstadter, Cassie Bennett

- Crafts: Reanne Kingsley, Alexis Palmer, Mikayla Saunders

- Dairy: Madyson Baxter, Kristen Feusner, Michala Kuhlman

- Dog: Cricket Slocum,

- Family Strengths: Nicole Chilson

- Foods: Alexis Palmer, Josh McMicken,

- Goat: Emily Rathbun/Justin Hiduk, Cricket Slocum/Sarah Rathbun, Matt Knapp/Montana Hildebrandt

- Horse: Grayce Witherow, Emily Elsbree, Danny Knapp

- Officer: Alexis Palmer

- Plants: Morgan Perry, Alexander Porter

- Poultry: Matt Knapp

- Rabbit: Dawcin Jones, Nicole Chilson, Ryan Smith,

- Science: Eli Moody

- Self Determined: Hannah Gilliland

- Sheep: Olivia Demas, Alexander Porter

- Shooting Sports: Emilie Cole, Montana Hildebrandt

- Swine: Emilie Cole, Sarah Rathbun, Michala Kuhlman

- Technology: Josh Paul, Jessica Fritsch

- Textiles: Sydney Wilcox, Katherine Porter

- Vet Science: Lylah Smith, Tricia Hojnowski

- Wildlife: Hannah Gilliland

Reserve Champion Project Books

- Beef: Tyson Harnish, Javon Stringham

- Crafts: Josie Kelley, Basil Bacorn, Allison Frisch

- Dairy: Roxanne Kinglsey, Mackenzie Root, Kyle Sharer

- Dog: Elyse Elsbree

- Foods: Hannah Gilliland

- Goat: Carissa Hiduk, Lauryn Watkins/Elyse Elsbree

- Horse: Justin Mattocks,Elyse Elsbree, Emma Bly

- Officer: Cassie Bennett

- Plants: Mackenzie Perry

- Poultry: Morgan Perry, Nicole Chilson Cassie

- Rabbit: Cheyanne Adams, Nathaniel Knapp

- Science: Alex Sheeley

- Self Determined: Zac Babcock

- Sheep: Jessica Fritsch/Michala Kuhlman

- Shooting Sports: Eli Moody

- Swine: Erin Wrisley/Dawcin Jones, Clayton Mount, Bruce Hildebrandt

- Technology: Sam Vandermark, Douglas Dabroski

- Textiles: Emily Wrisley, Anne Dabroski

- Vet Science: Cricket Slocum

- Wildlife: Kaytlan Godshall, Kaitlyn Epler

- 4-H Scholarship Winners: Allison Fritsch, Bruce Hildebrandt, Alexander Porter

- Eugene Harris Dairy Award: Elliot Elsbree

- High Point Horse Awards: Alexia Buckheit, Danielle Clark, Ashley Ravenscroft, Lauryn Watkins, Joan Kovalick, Taylor Reynolds, Stephanie Pazzaglia, Rebecca Borel, Tricia Hojnowski, Elyse Elsbree, Jessica Fritsch,

- Lynn Chubbuck Award: Sean Mosher

- JoAnna Thorton Award: Matthew Knapp

- National 4-H Congress Delegates: Michala Kuhlman, Abbagael Kelley

- Linda Ballard Hulslander Outstanding Jr. Award: Lylah Smith

- Outstand Senior Girl: Danielle Knapp

Each 4-H member worked extremely hard to achieve their outstanding performance in the 2011-2012 season. Bradford County 4-H would like to congratulate all 4-Hers who completed a project and we are looking forward to starting a new and exciting year.

Any questions regarding Bradford County 4-H please contact the Extension Office at (570) 265-2896 or via email bradfordext@psu.edu .

Submitted article.