Winners of the 2017 Louisiana 4-H educational award trip to Baton Rouge and New Orleans included, from first row from left, Josie Blanchard, St. Martin Parish; Darian Lessigne, Acadia Parish; Benjamin Fontenot, Evangeline Parish; Jeanette Arton, Iberia Parish; and Garrett Gauthier, Avoyelles Parish. In the second row are Zoë Cazayoux, Lafayette Parish; Abbey Poirier, St. Martin Parish; Blayze Landry, Iberia Parish; and Emma Long, Lafayette Parish. In the third row are Kade Mire, Vermilion Parish; Aubrie Jeansonne, Vermilion Parish; Set Mitchell, Lafourche Parish; Ty Hebert, Vermilion Parish; Joseph Theall, Lafayette Parish; Joseph Hayes, Avoyelles Parish; James Haddox, St. Martin Parish; and Elaina Ruiz, St. James Parish.

4-Hers explore state’s largest cities as part of ‘award field trip’

4-H’ers from across the state spent several days in south Louisiana this week as part of a Louisiana 4-H educational award trip.

Acadia Parish 4-H’ers participating in the 2017 Southwest Area Commodity Cookery Contest included, front row from left, Laura Thibodeaux, Madison McGee; back row, Brianna Frey, Brad Monceaux, Colt Monceaux and Hannah LeBlanc.

Reggie Green, a student at Lafayette Christian Academy, sets out his entry.

While their dishes were being judged, students had the opportunity to use a “blender bike” to make healthy fruit and vegetable smoothies using physical activity.

2017 Area Commodity Cookery Contest results announced

Recently, approximately 95 4-H’ers from 11 different parishes, with parents in tow, descended on Acadia Parish for the 2017 Southwest Area Commodity Cookery Contest.

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