Williamson County 4-H sent 11 state 4-H portfolio finalists to the Tennessee 4-H Roundup held at the University of Tennessee to compete in project interviews. Four of the students came home as 4-H state winners in their main project.
Leah Kennedy of Fairview was recognized as the Level I (ninth and 10th grade) state winner in the performing arts/recreation project. Kaia Chesbro of Franklin was recognized as the Level I (ninth and 10th grade) state winner in the horse project. Sierra Rigsby of Eagleville was recognized as the Level II (11th and 12th grade) state winner in the horse project. Kelsey Moore of Franklin was recognized as the Level II (11th and 12th grade) state winner in the clothing and textiles project.
Kennedy and Chesbro received a specially crafted Horizon Award and $900 college scholarship. Rigsby and Moore won a silver bowl, $1,400 college scholarship and trip to National 4-H Congress in Atlanta this November.
To learn more about Williamson County 4-H, join the group at the 4-H Open House on Sept. 9 from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Ag Expo Park, located at 4215 Long Lane in Franklin.