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South Dakota 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Team places 8th at National Contest

Courtesy photoCoach KC Condon, and team members: Bill Chauncey, Kassandra Chauncey, Cheyenne Edelman and Ashley Currence.

BROOKINGS, SD – The South Dakota 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Team coached by KC Condon, placed 8th Overall in the Western National 4-H Roundup Horse Quiz Bowl Contest held at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO, Jan. 5-8.

The Western National 4-H Roundup Horse Quiz Bowl Contest is one of the nation’s most challenging competitions for youth interested in horses, attracting top young people from throughout the U.S. each year. A highly competitive event for young people ages 14-18, the contest provides participants with an opportunity to develop skills in evaluation, decision-making, communication, self-discipline and responsibility.

The South Dakota 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Team includes: Bill and Kassandra Chauncey, son and daughter of Chad and Jody Chauncey of Mission, SD; Cheyene Edelman, daughter of Brenda Edelman of Menno, SD; and Ashley Currence, daughter of Jeff and Amy Currence of Sisseton, SD.

These youth earned the right to represent South Dakota at this national contest after winning the South Dakota State 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Contest in July.

The team took 8th place among several teams and individuals.

The South Dakota 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl Team was sponsored by the South Dakota Livestock Industry Trust Fund.

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For more information on how to become involved in the 2012 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl contact Rod Geppert at 605-773-8120.

– iGrow