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Achievement Banquet Honors 4-H’ers with Gold Star Award, Scholarships and Volunteer Recognition
Aug25

Achievement Banquet Honors 4-H’ers with Gold Star Award, Scholarships and Volunteer Recognition

Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsome with 4-H students honored at the Achievement Banquet Each year, the Achievement Banquet honors Hopkins County 4-H students who have excelled in their chosen areas of interest during the past 12 months. Now, just as a new 4-H enrollment year is beginning, these students were recognized for hard work and success during 2020/2021.  All five 4-H clubs of Hopkins County had a number of students...

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Hicks: Hopkins County 4-H Members Earn Hefty Scholarships
May17

Hicks: Hopkins County 4-H Members Earn Hefty Scholarships

Tucked away at the end of my column las week was mention of two Hopkins County 4-H members who earned sizable scholarships from the Texas 4-H Foundation.  I wanted to give them the recognition they deserve for their accomplishments.  If you keep up with my column, you have read about these two young ladies, but previously, the amounts of their scholarships were unknown.  As it turns out, they each received the highest amount awarded...

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Outstanding 4-H, Miller Grove FFA Members, Extension Agent Recognized
Apr26

Outstanding 4-H, Miller Grove FFA Members, Extension Agent Recognized

Two outstanding 4- members, two Miller Grove FFA members and an Extension Agent received recognition during Monday’s Hopkins County Commissioners Court meeting. Janie Crump Scholarships Extension Agent Johanna Hicks presents a $500 Janie Crump Memorial Scholarship to Jorja Bessonett Hopkins County AgriLife Extension Agents Johanna Hicks and Mario Villarino awarded Jorja Bessonett, a member of Miller Grove 4-H Club, and Savannah...

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Hopkins County 4-H Members in the News – Again!
Apr23

Hopkins County 4-H Members in the News – Again!

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County Hopkins County is honored to have some outstanding youth in the 4-H program!  District 4-H Contests were held recently in Farmersville for 4-H members across the northeast Texas district – 22 counties to be exact. Three from Hopkins County walked away with awards. Here are the results: Senior division (grades 9-12):  Rylie...

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Geoffrey Stewart Awarded Janie Crump Memorial 4-H Scholarship
Aug10

Geoffrey Stewart Awarded Janie Crump Memorial 4-H Scholarship

Bessonett, Allen Receive Danforth ‘I Dare You’ Award; Civic Center Manager Recognized For Support Of 4-H, Extension Hopkins County Extension Agents Johanna Hicks and Mario Villarino during Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday morning recognized five youth Monday morning for their outstanding achievements and contributions to 4-H and honored one local supporter of 4-H and Extension programs. One students received the...

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Hopkins County 4-H Members Excel In Spite Of COVID-19
Jul22

Hopkins County 4-H Members Excel In Spite Of COVID-19

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent Johanna Hicks  Although our summer 4-H camps have been cancelled, Hopkins County 4-H members have found other outlets in which to direct their attention.  4-H Record-keeping is a valuable skill which can be used later in life – college admission, job applications, and organization. Recently, three Hopkins County 4-H members qualified for District...

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Hopkins County 4-H Members Earn District Honors
Jun01

Hopkins County 4-H Members Earn District Honors

               4-H is the largest youth organization in the United States.  Close to 200 youth are members of 4-H in Hopkins County.  Several members participated in District 4-H contests recently, and brought home numerous awards.  The following is a list of the 4-H’ers along with their respective contests and placings: Food Show Marilena Reyes,...

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Johanna Hicks: 4-H Members Excel; Extension, TxDOT Partnering For Child Safety Seat Check-up Event
Mar30

Johanna Hicks: 4-H Members Excel; Extension, TxDOT Partnering For Child Safety Seat Check-up Event

By Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent HOPKINS COUNTY 4-H MEMBERS EXCEL Johanna Hicks Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Consumer Sciences 1200-B W. Houston P.O.Box 518 Sulphur springs, TX 75483 903-885-3443 – phone 903-439-4909 – Fax [email protected] Spring is a busy month for Hopkins County 4-H members. Thanks to all the leaders, parents, and grandparents...

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Hopkins County 4-H & Youth Program By Johanna Hicks
Jan04

Hopkins County 4-H & Youth Program By Johanna Hicks

           Several of my previous columns featured major programs that are offered through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in Hopkins County.  One of the major branches under the large umbrella of Extension is the 4-H & Youth program, so I wanted to focus on some of the accomplishments of our youth.                Hopkins County boasts nearly 150 4-H...

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Agrilife: Hopkins County 4-H Members Featured; Master Wellness Volunteer Training; Jalapeno Cornbread
Nov13

Agrilife: Hopkins County 4-H Members Featured; Master Wellness Volunteer Training; Jalapeno Cornbread

Hopkins County 4-H Members Featured                In the next few weeks, you’ll be reading about the variety of programs, series, workshops, field days, and other events offered through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hopkins County.  We recently held our annual Extension Leadership Banquet to honor our committees, Master Volunteers, 4-H leaders,...

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