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Sportfishing program teaches 4-H youth about natural resources

Sportfishing program teaches 4-H youth about natural resources

Nick Cross, a member of the Schneider Busy Jrs 4-H Club, assembles a fishing pole at a 4-H Sportfishing workshop.

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Sportfishing program teaches 4-H youth about natural resources

Sportfishing program teaches 4-H youth about natural resources

Four-H Sportfishing Superintendent Terry Miller, front row from left, and instructors Daryl Wood and Rod Wood, along with Lake County 4-H members displaying the fishing poles they constructed using supplies purchased with a grant from the Cabela's Outdoor Fund, back row, Michael Clark, Just …

September 01, 2014 12:00 am
Ambassadors to promote 4-H throughout the year

Ambassadors to promote 4-H throughout the year

The Lake County 4-H Ambassadors fort 2014 include, front row from left, Charlie Bayne, Anna Marie Gianni, Annie Kennelly, Susan Reed, Brandilyn Stockton-Fresso, Caroline Kvachkoff, Hannah Millard, Sarah Dingman, Megan Berger, Emily Reed, middle row, Matt Kresich, Catherine Berger, Joe Reed, …

March 31, 2014 12:00 am
Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

Sixth-grade science teacher Shevonne Spencer, clockwise from left, advises students Diamond Jimerson, Summer Patterson, Tyrone Jenkins, Carlisa Johnson, Joseph Stephenson, Darryl Shaw and Ashanta Fields, as they use geospatial technologies to map their ideal city park at Thea Bowman Leadersh…

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

City Planner Dwayne Williams, second from left, and GIS Manager Martin Brown, right, both from the city of Gary, visit students, from left, Sydney Black, Ajani Williams, Joseph Stephenson and Aqila Coleman, at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy on 4-H National Youth Science Day to share with stu…

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

Lake County youth experience 4-H National Youth Science Day

Students from left, Alliyah Jackson, Lyric Johnson, Zharia Abrams and Kamille Cobb, explore geographic information systems principles as part of the celebration of 4-H National Youth Science Day at at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy in Gary.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am
Ambassadors for 4-H earn recognition

Ambassadors for 4-H earn recognition

Lake County 4-H Royal Ambassadors for last year and 2013 were together at 4-H Achievement Night as two boys took over from two girls, from left, Matt Kresich, 2013 Royal Ambassador; Annie Kennelly and Anna Marie Gianni, 2012 Royal Ambassadors; and Charlie Bayne; 2013 Royal Ambassador.

October 14, 2013 12:00 am
Ambassadors for 4-H earn recognition

Ambassadors for 4-H earn recognition

The 20 Lake County 4-H Ambassadors honored at the 4-H Achievement Night for their outstanding achievements are, seated from left, Susan Reed, Crown Point High School; Jenna Jurczyk, Merrillville High School; Anna Marie Gianni, Crown Point High School; Annie Kennelly, Hanover Central High Sch…

October 14, 2013 12:00 am
Lake County 4-H volunteers honored

Lake County 4-H volunteers honored

Three Lake County 4-H volunteers were recognized recently at the Indiana State Fair for their years of service as 4-H club leaders and youth mentors. Linda Cook, left, of Griffith, has been a 4-H volunteer for 30 years; Lorrie Nelson, center, of Cedar Lake, has served for 20 years; and Sandy…

September 16, 2013 12:00 am
Schools host 4-H clubs with hands-on learning

Schools host 4-H clubs with hands-on learning

Chris Braveman speaks to members of the Cargill 4-H Science Club from Thea Bowman Leadership Academy in Gary. The fourth-graders recently toured the Cargill facility at the Port of Indiana and learned how Indiana grain is shipped around the world.

May 13, 2013 12:00 am
Schools host 4-H clubs with hands-on learning

Schools host 4-H clubs with hands-on learning

Four-H members watch as Mandy Moore demonstrates how grain is evaluated at the Cargill facility at the Port of Indiana. Students from the Cargill 4-H Science Club at Thea Bowman Leadership Academy recently toured the facility in Portage.

May 13, 2013 12:00 am
Lake County 4-H members learn from safety workshop

Lake County 4-H members learn from safety workshop

Lowell firefighter Todd Konradi buckles the patient, volunteer Emma Millard, into the rescue basket for a rescue demonstration as fellow 4-H Tractor Program members, from left, Lillie Serena, Cole Clinton and Andi Nichols, firefighter Kevin Johnson, 4-H member Hannah Millard and firefighter …

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
Lake County 4-H members learn from safety workshop

Lake County 4-H members learn from safety workshop

Lake County 4-H Tractor Project members Ramon Bryant, Alisia Guzman and Mya Guzman prepare to practice a water rescue under the supervision of Lowell firefighters Matt Van Drunen, left, and Edwin Camacho, during a recent safety workshop.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
Youths help others in need with sewing project

Youths help others in need with sewing project

Lone Rangers 4-H Club members display the mittens and scarves they made for needy children, front row from left, Eddie Barnes, Liam Carroll, Taryn Scheub, Allison Betts and Julia Betts, back row, Emma Barnes, Meagan Petho, Bailey Kien, Morgan Barnes, Alexis Falaney, Halie Turich, Brenna Carr…

April 03, 2013 12:00 am
Youths help others in need with sewing project

Youths help others in need with sewing project

Four-H members Alexis Falaney and Bailey Kien cut out mitten patterns with help from 4-H volunteers Becky Bewick and Wendy Falaney.

April 03, 2013 12:00 am
Geraniums bloom for 4-H sale

Geraniums bloom for 4-H sale

Earlyne Long of the Saddle and Spurs 4-H Club sorts flower orders at last year's annual Lake County 4-H Geranium Sale. Prepaid orders for this year's sale can be placed through April 8 with Lake County 4-H members or adult leaders. Pick up is April 27 at the Lake County Fairgrounds in Crown …

March 22, 2013 12:00 am
Teen ambassadors named to promote 4-H in Lake County

Teen ambassadors named to promote 4-H in Lake County

The 2013 Lake County 4-H Ambassador Board has been selected, including, front row from left, Joe Reed, Hannah Millard, Matt Kresich, Jenna Jurczyk, Charlie Bayne, Anna Marie Gianni, Catherine Berger, Jenny Reed, Caroline Kvachkoff, back row, Emily Reed, Julie Javorka, Sarah Dingman, Brandily…

February 18, 2013 12:00 am
Local 4-H members compete in Career Development Event

Local 4-H members compete in Career Development Event

Makayla Neal and David Dingman, members of the Junior Entomology judging team from Lake County, identify insect specimens during the Area 10 4-H/FFA Entomology Career Development Event.

January 04, 2013 12:00 am
Local 4-H members compete in Career Development Event

Local 4-H members compete in Career Development Event

Lake County 4-H members participating in the Area 10 4-H/FFA Entomology Career Development Event in Knox, front row from left, David Dingman, Makayla Neal, back row, coach Terry Miller, Michael Clark, Katelynn Neal, Claire Miller, Allison Bewick and Sarah Dingman.

January 04, 2013 12:00 am
Youths compete in 4-H Tractor Contest

Youths compete in 4-H Tractor Contest

A 4-H adult volunteer keeps score as Matt Kresich of the Griffith Grinners 4-H Club navigates the Senior Lawn and Garden Tractor driving course. The course is marked by posts, each with a golf ball on top. If a ball is knocked off, the contestant loses points.

July 09, 2012 12:00 am
Youth serve as 4-H ambassadors

Youth serve as 4-H ambassadors

The Lake County 2012 4-H Ambassador Board includes, front row from left, Susan Reed, Catherine Berger, Sarah Reed and Annie Kennelly; back row, Jenna Jurczyk, Jim Kennelly, Brandilyn Stockton-Fresso, Sarah Dingman, Joe Reed, Matt Kresich, Lauren Berger, Caroline Kvachkoff, Jenny Reed and Ann…

January 20, 2012 12:00 am
Youth serve as 4-H ambassadors

Youth serve as 4-H ambassadors

Tony Wirtz is recognized for 50 years of service as a 4-H volunteer with an award presented by Deanne Kleine, president of the Lake County Adult 4-H Leaders' Association.

January 20, 2012 12:00 am
Local 4-H members head to state contest

Local 4-H members head to state contest

Lake County 4-H entomology contestants headed for the State 4-H/FFA Crops, Entomology, and Forestry Contest today are, from left, Katelynn Neal, Sarah Dingman, Allison Bewick, Michael Clark and Dakota Goetz.

December 10, 2011 12:00 am
Lake County 4-H youth excel at contest in Valparaiso

Lake County 4-H youth excel at contest in Valparaiso

Young people, from left, Dakota Goetz, of Lowell; Daniel Jones, of Crown Point; Michael Clark, of Schererville; Halie Turich, of Crown Point; Sarah Dingman, of Schererville; Allison Bewick, of Valparaiso; and Stephanie Lamb, of Highland; represented Lake County at the Area 10 4-H/FFA Crops, …

January 10, 2011 12:00 am
Lake County 4-H youth excel at contest in Valparaiso

Lake County 4-H youth excel at contest in Valparaiso

Lake County 4-H members Daniel Jones and Allison Bewick learn to identify trees by examining leaf samples during the Area 10 4-H/FFA Crops, Entomology and Forestry Contest in Valparaiso.

January 10, 2011 12:00 am
Lake County 4-H youth excel at contest in Valparaiso

Lake County 4-H youth excel at contest in Valparaiso

David Dingman, a Lake County 4-H member from Schererville, studies insect specimens at the Area 10 4-H/FFA Crops, Entomology and Forestry Contest.

January 10, 2011 12:00 am
Longtime Lake County 4-H volunteer earns statewide award

Longtime Lake County 4-H volunteer earns statewide award

Jim Nichols, Indiana's 2010 Outstanding Lifetime 4-H Volunteer, receives congratulations from Deanne Kleine, president of the Lake County Adult 4-H Leaders' Association.

January 09, 2011 12:00 am
Lake County 4-H program names its ambassador award winners

Lake County 4-H program names its ambassador award winners

Citizenship Ambassador Lauren Corning, left, and Leadership Ambassador Kelsey Sajdera were recognized at 4-H Achievement Night during last month's Lake County Fair.

September 05, 2010 12:00 am
Lake County 4-H program names its ambassador award winners

Lake County 4-H program names its ambassador award winners

Stephanie Lamb and Rebecca Reed celebrate at the Lake County Fair after being crowned the 2010 Lake County 4-H Royal Ambassadors.

September 05, 2010 12:00 am
Lake County 4-H program names its ambassador award winners

Lake County 4-H program names its ambassador award winners

The 18 members of the 2010 Lake County 4-H Ambassador Board were honored for their outstanding achievements at the Lake County Fair and several received additional scholarships and awards, from left, Jessica Fox, Brian Berger, Lauren Corning, Joseph Michalik Jr., Brian Rick, Stephanie Lamb, …

September 05, 2010 12:00 am
Youngsters and their pets compete in 4-H Dog Show

Youngsters and their pets compete in 4-H Dog Show

Lake County 4-H Dog Superintendent Wendy Whitkanack speaks with 4-H members as they show their pets at the 4-H Dog Show on July 25.

August 01, 2010 12:00 am
Youngsters and their pets compete in 4-H Dog Show

Youngsters and their pets compete in 4-H Dog Show

Four-H member Samantha Ingebretsen smiles upon learning her placing in the Costume Class of the 4-H Dog Show. She portrayed a pirate while her dog did a fine imitation of a pirate ship.

August 01, 2010 12:00 am
Four-H program offers fishing contest for Lake County youth

Four-H program offers fishing contest for Lake County youth

Ryan Claus, of Crown Point, shows off his catch after winning first-place in the Grades 6-8 Division at the 4-H Sportfishing Tournament held at the Lake County Fish and Game Protective Association in Griffith. He was just one of six age-group winners.

July 30, 2010 12:00 am
Youths and their cats win 4-H honors

Youths and their cats win 4-H honors

Champions from each class at the 2010 Lake County 4-H Show are, from left, Hannah Oborn and Sylvestor (Reserve Grand Champion), Emily Peyton and Mikey, Kyle Deutsch and Chloe, Kyleigh Stanley and Angel, Krista Peyton and Elsie (Grand Champion), Maridee Krampen and Belle, and Dana Lannin and Ghost.

July 18, 2010 12:00 am
Youths and their cats win 4-H honors

Youths and their cats win 4-H honors

Krista Peyton, of Lowell, and Elsie, the Grand Champion cat at the 2010 Lake County 4-H Cat Show, enjoy their trophy and purple ribbon.

July 18, 2010 12:00 am
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