Chilton 4-H Youth successful at State Livestock Event
Published 5:06 pm Tuesday, January 25, 2022
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 v2.4honline.com or by
completing an enrollment form at the Chilton County Extension office.