4-H Achievement Celebration

January 24th, 2021
Dakota County 4-H youth and their families joined in online for the Annual Achievement Celebration.  4-H Staff organized a Family Feud game online participants teamed up by family to compete.    Youth submitted their year-end record books, called Achievement Applications and applied for awards in various project areas.  The books are judged and youth are awarded certificates for their work.  The following awards were presented.

Leader awards
Jennifer Thomsen – Silver Clover Award, five years of service
Scott Bousquet - Silver Clover Award, five years of service
Lisa Bousquet - Silver Clover Award, five years of service

Isaac Albrecht
Ty Nielsen

 Junior Awards
Food & Nutrition:  Payton Hermelbracht
Beef:  Gauge Thomsen
Horse:  Rylie Hermelbracht
Dog:  Drayden Nielsen
Poultry:  Rylie Hermelbracht
Rabbit: Payton Hermelbracht
Sheep:  Lucas Bousquet
1st year Achievement:  Beau Thomsen

 Diamond Clover Awards

Level 1 Amethyst:  Rylie Hermelbracht, Payton Hermelbracht
Level 2 Aquamarine:  Drayden Nielsen
Years in 4-H recognition

2 years
Isaac Albrecht, Tiernan Craven, Aiden Estochen, Evan Harral, Steve Harris, Maddox Hoffman, Nolan Hoffman, Genevieve Kramer, Joseph Kramer, Avery Kramper, Cole Kramper-Kirby, Bella Maise, Michael Ney, Timothy Ney, Connor Schooley, Aubrey Tranmer, Camden Tranmer

 5 years
Payton Hermelbracht, Rylie Hermelbracht, Karson Roeber, Mariah Sanchez

8 years
Rachael Bousquet, Arwyn Craven, Hunter Heikes, Avery Overfelt

10 Years
Kaia Craven, Brianna Bousquet

11 years
Allison Kontz, Nathan Kontz, Katie Jo Utech