Local 4-H has strong showing at PNE

Josie Turgeon-O’Brien (a junior member), showed her lion-head rabbit Sushi, and her American bull-dog puppy Jazmin

Josie Turgeon-O’Brien shows her lion-head rabbit Sushi at the PNE.

Josie Turgeon-O’Brien shows her lion-head rabbit Sushi at the PNE.

The Shuswap 4-H club had four members attend the Pacific National Exhibition and one member send in an entry in August.

Collin Giszas attended as a 4-H ambassador. Isaac Turgeon-O’Brien (a senior member), showed his market lamb, Fweddy, placing second  in showmanship and third in market lamb.

Josie Turgeon-O’Brien (a junior member), showed her lion-head rabbit Sushi, and her American bull-dog puppy Jazmin. Josie won grand champion wool rabbit and took second in rabbit showmanship.

With Jazmin, she placed third in the grand champion junior dog obeisance class, first in showing and fitting, first in costume class and second in dog showmanship.

Jack Rogers sent in a writing composition with the topic of “My 4-H” and earned third in junior class. Emma Turgeon-O’Brien won second in the cloverbud programs with her safety poster.

The Shuswap club did well, with members planning next years projects to be able to attend the PNE again.

-Article and photo submitted by Josie Turgeon-O’Brien, club reporter