LaRue County 4-H members excelled April 18 in Washington County at the Area 4-H Variety Show. As a group, the participants won three grand champion honors and one reserve champion award.
The members first competed at the LaRue County 4-H Talent Show. The winning acts at the county level then advanced to compete at the Area 4-H Variety Show. The acts are divided into two age groups: juniors ages 9-14 and seniors ages 14-18. The acts are divided by category. The categories include vocal, instrumental, physical skills and theatrical.
Results: Mariah Baumgardner was the reserve champion in the junior vocal category. Leslie Pike played the piano and won champion in the junior instrumental category. Tayler Campbell played the violin and won champion in the senior instrumental category. Cidney Neagle and Airyl Heath took champion honors in the junior physical skills category. They performed a jump rope routine called “Cotton-Eyed Joe.”