Chilton 4-H Youth successful at State Livestock Event

Published 5:06 pm Tuesday, January 25, 2022

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From Chilton County 4-H

Chilton County 4-H members were very successful at the Alabama 4-H Livestock Skill-a-thon and Quiz Bowl events, which were held on the Auburn University campus Jan. 7-8.

For Joshua Barr and Hannah Barr, who compete in the Junior 4-H division, this was their second time participating at the state competition. Corvis Crowson, a senior-level competitor, was

participating for the first time. They are members of the Chilton County 4-H Livestock Club, which

meets once a month and focuses on livestock knowledge and judging.

In the Skill-a-thon events, participants competed in Livestock Evaluation, Livestock

Identification, and Quality Assurance exercises. On Jan. 8, the youth participated in a Quiz Bowl


Joshua earned fourth place in the Livestock Evaluation exercise and seventh place overall as an individual.

Joshua and Hannah were members of the Junior team that placed third in the Quality Assurance


Corvis earned fourth place as in individual in the Quality Assurance exercise. He and the Senior team

won second place Overall, earning second in Livestock Evaluation and third in both Livestock Identification and Quality Assurance.

In the Quiz Bowl event, the Junior team won first place in the double-elimination event, losing

only one match in the quarter-finals. The Senior Team won third place in their division.

Chilton County also had two independent members participating in the Livestock Weekend Events:

Lillian and Claire Smith from Jemison. Lillian received second place in Junior Quality Assurance and was

part of the team that earned second place in that event, third place in Livestock Identification, and third

place overall. Lillian and Claire were members of a team that placed second in the Quiz Bowl event.

To find out more about 4-H clubs and activities, call or visit the Extension office in Clanton. The

number is 205-280-6268. The office is open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Janet Lovelady

is the 4-H Foundation Regional Extension Agent for Chilton County and can also be reached by cell

phone at 256-284-3572.

Alabama 4-H is the youth development program of the Alabama Cooperative Extension System and is

open to all youth ages 9-18. Parents can enroll their child online at or by

completing an enrollment form at the Chilton County Extension office.