4-H dairy members participate in Dairy Quiz Bowl

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:

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.