Nebraska 4-H’ers bring home national awards

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Nebraska 4-H teams and individuals claimed top awards in the National 4-H Livestock Skillathon and Quiz Bowl Contests held Nov. 15-16 in Louisville, Ky.
November 23, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —Nebraska 4-H teams and individuals claimed top awards in the National 4-H Livestock Skillathon and Quiz Bowl Contests held Nov. 15-16 in Louisville, Ky.

The livestock skillathon team from Buffalo County received 1st place overall. Team members included: 

  • Taylor Lewis 
  • Jaylea Pope 
  • Noah Summers 
  • Skyler Summers 

Team members also claimed top individual awards, including Skyler Summers receiving 1st place overall, Noah Summers with 2nd place overall, and Jaylea Pope receiving 11th place overall. 4-H volunteer, Dean Batie, coached the team.  

The livestock quiz bowl team from Dawson County claimed 3rd place overall. Team members included: 

  • Emma Peterson 
  • Jacie Wolfinger 
  • Greg Treffer 
  • Spencer Walahoski 

Team members also claimed individual awards. Spence Walahoski received 4th place overall, and Greg Treffer received 8th place overall. 4-H volunteer, Shannon Peterson, coached the team. 

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4-H is Nebraska’s largest youth development organization–empowering 140,000 young people across Nebraska with the skills to lead for a lifetime. Learn more at 4h.unl.edu

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