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Sevier County Kids Excel in 4-H Public Speaking Contest

Sevier County Kids Excel in 4-H Public Speaking Contest

Sevier County 4-H Members recently brought home honors in the Public Speaking Contest held at Dogwood Hills Baptist Church in Tazewell, Tenn.

Fourth through eighth grade county winners from nine surrounding counties participated. Sevier County winners participating included: 4th grade – Lilly Carroll, Sevierville Intermediate; 5th grade – Grady Branton, Catlettsburg; 6th grade – Katelyn Hedrick, Homeschool; 7th grade – Dan Branton, Catlettsburg; 8th grade – Lindsey Hedrick, Homeschool. Sevier County took home first place finishes in two of the grade divisions and second in another with Lilly placing first in 4th grade, Katelyn placing first in 6th grade and Lindsey placing second in the 8th grade division.

Sevier County Kids Excel in 4-H Public Speaking Contest

Public Speaking Winners who represented Sevier County at the Sub-Regional Speech Contest. From left, back row – Grady Branton, Katelyn Hedrick, Lindsey Hedrick. Front row, from left – Lilly Carroll and Dan Branton

​The Public Speaking Contest is one of many 4-H opportunities available to 4-H members in Sevier County. For more information about Sevier County 4-H opportunities, call (865) 453-3695.

​The University of Tennessee Extension offers educational opportunities like these to anyone in Sevier County regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability, religion or veteran status and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About UT Extension - Sevier County

UT Extension provides a gateway to the University of Tennessee as the outreach unit of the Institute of Agriculture. It is a statewide educational organization, funded by federal, state and local governments, that brings research-based information about agriculture, family and consumer sciences, and resource development to the people of Tennessee where they live and work. Sevier News Messenger distributes UT Extension news as a courtesy. UT Extension – Sevier County can be found at https://extension.tennessee.edu/Sevier