Congratulations Union County Outstanding 4-Hers

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Union County 4-H awarded Kaylyn Gise of the Young Riders 4-H Club and MiKayla Tsiukes of the Southern Ark Explorers as outstanding 4-Hers at the annual Achievement Night in January. MiKayla won the Outstanding Jr. 4-Her Award. She has been a member of 4-H for the past three years and serves as the treasurer of their 4-H club. She has competed in the local livestock and poultry/rabbit shows as well as submitted entries to the North Carolina State fair. She’s been involved in numerous community service projects included donating farm raised eggs to families in need and Operation Christmas Child. Most recently, she joined the first avian judging team in Union County 4-H.

Kaylyn was awarded the Outstanding Sr. 4-Her Award. Kaylyn has been an active 4-H member for 10 years, starting at the early age of 5. She participates in various Union County 4-H programs from community service, presentations, teen activities, and the horse program. She possesses a special love for horses as well as interest in sailboat racing and pottery. She enjoys serving the community and helping out others. Kaylyn is the vice president of the Union County Teen Council.