VUES 4-H club keeps busy with variety of activities

Published 12:10 pm Saturday, November 3, 2007

VIDALIA — On Oct. 11 Vidalia Upper Elementary fourth grade 4-H held its monthly meeting.

Kaleb Melton and Jacob Wilson led the group in the Pledge of Allegiance and the 4-H Pledge.

Brooke Wiley called the meeting to order. Kelsey Davis handed out instructions on pumpkin carvings. Eric Burton represented the information to the group.

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National 4-H Week was celebrated in grand fashion once again at Vidalia Upper. The week began with painting members faces with the grand 4-H clover. Special thanks to Mrs. Anderson, Mrs. Vines, Mrs. Moffett, and Mrs. Nelson for their lovely paint jobs. On Tuesday members dressed like their favorite teachers. Spirit was rampant on campus. There were several Ms. Ganeys spotted on campus. Thursday members wore green. It was great to see 109 fourth-grade members sporting their green for the meeting. On Friday students painted their hair green to end the week. Thanks again to Mrs. Yarborough and Mrs. Nelson for the great spray jobs. Members also supplied special treats for the teachers all week.

Mr. Joe presented information regarding upcoming events. Members also worked on some pages in their 4-H books. Thanks Mr. Joe for getting it started. We discussed products that are grown or made in Louisiana. Members assisting in the presentation were Morgan Mulvihill, Pate Shirley, Gabby Morace, Nia Smith and Chris Toney.

Members were reminded of the pumpkin decorating contest, water picture contest, and the catch a phrase for camp. The meeting was adjourned by Isrell Cage and Blake Sanders.

4-H members at Vidalia Upper Elementary attended an officer’s workshop on Oct. 10. Mr. Joe called the meeting to order. He served snacks. Members played a get to know you game. The officers were grouped according to office and Mr. Joe, Mrs. Nelson, Mrs. Yarborough, Callie Dallalio, Emma Hutchins and Mrs. Moffett worked with the small groups to prepare them for the jobs the were selected to do. After members went over officer responsibilities they had a mock 4-H meeting.

Fourth grade 4-H Officers for 2007-2008

4President Brooke Wiley

4Vice President Kelsey Davis

4Treasurer Delandrius Dunbar

4Co-Secretary Annie Luttrull and Taylour Morales

4Photographer Harley Metcalf

4Reporter Cole Cangemi

4Service Learning Chairmen Nathan Knapp and Xavier Tyler

4Parliamentarians Taylor Lillie, Allyson Cole, Dezja Dotson, and Chris Vest

Fifth grade 4-H Officers for


4President Cole Cupit

4Vice President Ashy Cooley

4Reporter Morgan Taylor

4Secretary Cassie Gonzales and Tracee Ammons

4Treasurer Taylor Yates

4Photographer Gracyn Nelson

4Service Learning Chairmen David Vines and C.J. White

4Parliamentarians Brady Raley, Kiera Perkins, Lavannah Powell

The meeting was adjourned at 4:15.