Chautauqua County 4-H teams compete in Dairy Bowl

Chautauqua County Dairy Bowl team members recently participated in the 2014 Western District 4-H Quiz Bowl Contest held in Wyoming County. Seventy-six youth and 20 teams from Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, and Wyoming counties competed in this event that tests 4-H youth about their knowledge of the dairy industry.

Chautauqua County 4-H teams placed as follows:

Senior Team 1 placed 7th. Members included Ben Dye, Trenton Meeder, Andrew Miller and Kayla Nefedov.

Senior Team 2 placed 5th. Hewitt Meeder, Justin Dye Cameron Gross and Clarke Wiltsie were members.

Junior Team 1 placed fourth. Team members included Bob Nagel, Chance Meeder, Cheyanne Wolcott and Zachary Wolcott.

Junior Team 2 placed second. Team members were Katelyn Miller, Heidi Moss, LynnDee Nagel, and Miranda Nickerson.

Novice Team placed 3rd. Team members were Jacob Sears, Cole Nickerson and Erma Wolcott.

Team members and 4-H are grateful 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 more information about 4-H call 716-664-9502 or visit its website at