Lawrence County 4-H wins first place at state Horse Quiz Bowl contest

Courtesy photoThe Lawrence County 4-H quiz bowl team took first place in the 2010 State Horse Quiz Bowl contest. The team includes, from left: Stephanie Johnson, Samantha Sleep, Rianna Schaeffer and Fehrin Ward.

BROOKINGS, SD – The Lawrence County senior 4-H Quiz Bowl team took first place in the South Dakota 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Contest held on July 20.

Teams from across the state competed for top honors. The Lawrence County team members included Stephanie Johnson, Samantha Sleep, Fehrin Ward and Rianna Schaeffer. Lawrence County’s junior team took second place in the contest, with a team of Ryder Heitz, Keanna Ward, Sydney Sleep and Sentel Johnson.

In the individual scoring, Stephanie Johnson, Lawrence County, was first; Samantha Sleep, Lawrence County, placed second; Ryder Heitz of Lawrence County was third; Kelsey Fanning of Hutchinson County placed fourth; and Fehrin Ward, Lawrence County, took fifth.

For a complete list of the participants and their scores, call or visit your county Extension office.