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2016 Fur and Feather Ambassadors selected

Grace Fraley
Grace Fraley
Heather McKee
Heather McKee
Jade Rust
Jade Rust

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Adams County 4-H Small Animal Committee has selected three Fur and Feather Ambassadors for the coming year. The new Ambassadors will participate in the 2016 Fair parade on Sunday, July 10, help out with the rabbit, goat, and poultry shows during the Fair, represent the program at the Fair small animal and livestock sales, and represent the program at next spring’s clinics and quality assurance programs.
The Ambassadors selected for the 2016-17 season include:
Grace Fraley, 14, Winchester: She is the daughter of Roger and Jennie Fraley and has been a member of the Nitty Gritty 4-H Club for seven years. She is also active in the North Adams FFA. She exhibits rabbits at the Fair.
Heather McKee, 14, West Union: Heather is the daughter of Pam McKee and has been a member of the Liberty Land and Livestock 4-H Club for five years. She shows market goats at the Fair.
Jade Rust, 16, from Manchester.: She is the daughter of Tracy Hammonds and has been a member of the Liberty Land and Livestock 4-H Club for one year and a member of Manchester FFA for two years. Jade shows ducks at the Fair.
The Fur and Feather Ambassador program is open to both boys and girls completing 7th-12th grades who are actively enrolled in Adams County 4-H or FFA rabbit, goat, or poultry projects.  Up to three Ambassadors are selected annually by a panel of judges. This year’s judges included Megan and Melissa Bailey, Seaman, and Jane Allen, Highland County. Brandon Bailey and Patty Moore, members of the Adams County 4-H Small Animal Committee, are coordinating this year’s Fur and Feather Ambassador program.

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