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4-H club members mark achievements

Published: Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 1:15 a.m. CST
Ogle County Clovers 4-H members display some of their honors received Nov. 18 during the Clover Awards ceremony. Pictured are (front row, from left) Kayla Mingus, Chloe Freier, Ava McGee, Gracie Mingus and Mahalia Freier; and (back row) Katelyn Ackland, Carley Ackland, Callie Ackland, Jordan Mingus and Megan Ackland. Photos submitted by Jeannette Mingus.
Clovers member Megan Ackland of Rochelle (left) earned the highest rating in child development in August at the Illinois State Fair, while Kayla Mingus of Byron received the highest rating in theater arts.

OREGON – Ogle County Clovers 4-H Club members celebrated their accomplishments during the year at the 4-H Clover Awards, Nov. 18 at the Oregon Coliseum.

The club received the “Club of the Year” award, based on points earned throughout the year.

Club members will present the trophy to the next winner in November 2013.

Nine members earned gold achievement awards, and one earned a silver achievement award. Active Ogle County Federation members are Megan Ackland, secretary, and Jordan Mingus, sentry.

Each of them presented an award during the ceremony.

Afterward, members celebrated other milestones, including top state fair honors for Megan Ackland of Rochelle and Kayla Mingus of Byron.

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