JAMESTOWN - Chau-tauqua County Dairy Bowl team members recently participated in the 2013 Western District 4-H Quiz Bowl Contest held in Wyoming County.
A total of 81 youth representing 21 teams from Allegany, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, and Wyoming counties completed in this event that tests 4-H youth on their knowledge of the dairy industry.
Chautauqua County 4-H members placed as follows:
The 2013 Chautauqua County 4-H Dairy Bowl team members — front row: Zachary Wolcott, Miranda Nickerson, Sophia Woodis, Lynn Dee Nagel, Bobby Nagel, Lily Woodis and Katelyn Miller. Middle row: Justin Dye, Kayla Nefedov, Cheyanne Wolcott, Joyce Wiltsie and Heidi Moss. Back row: Andrew Miller, Trenton Meeder, Clarke Wiltsie, Hewitt Meeder, Ben Dye and Chance Meeder.
Senior Team 1 Eighth Place Team
Ben Dye, captain (South Dayton) - 18th place (tie)
Trenton Meeder (Sherman) 27th place
Andrew Miller (Cherry Creek) - 10th place
Clarke Wiltsie (Frewsburg) 18th place (Tie)
Senior Team 2 Seventh-Place Team
Hewitt Meeder, captain (Sherman) 11th place
Justin Dye (South Dayton) 12th place
Kayla Nefedov (Randolph) 22nd place
Junior Team 1 Seventh-Place Team
Bobby Nagel, captain (Panama) Fourth place
Chance Meeder (Sherman) 25th place
Zachary Wolcott (Sinclairville) 31st place (tie)
Junior Team 2 Sixth-Place Team
Katelyn Miller, captain (Cherry Creek) - 11th place
Heidi Moss (Conewango Valley) Seventh place
Joyce Wiltsie (Frewsburg) 31st place (tie)
Cheyanne Wolcott (Sinclairville) 18th place
Novice Team Third-Place Team
Lynn Dee Nagel, captain (Panama) Second place (tie)
Miranda Nickerson (Corry, Pa.) 11th place
Sophia Woodis (Dewittville) Sixth place
Lily Woodis (Dewittville) 19th place
Thanks are extended to Sarah Bean and Jenny Dye for coaching this year's teams and to all of the parents for their help at Dairy Bowl practices.
For additional information about the 4-H Program or to find out how to become involved in Chautauqua County 4-H, call the 4-H Office at 664-9502, Ext. 214.
Cornell Cooperative Extension provides Chautauqua County residents low-cost, high-quality, and research-based programs in agriculture, the environment, youth development and human services.