Rochelle area kids earn 4-H club honors

The Rochelle area Ogle County Clovers club was recognized as 4-H Club of the Year. (Courtesy photos)

ROCHELLE — Several Rochelle area 4-H members were honored recently with awards.

Cassidy Vincent, of Rochelle, was awarded the Ogle County 4-H Horse Drill Team traveling trophy from coaches Linda Schreiber, of Leaf River and Jackie Detig, of Lindenwood.

The traveling trophy recognizes one county 4-H’er for an outstanding horse project year.

The winner must demonstrate commitment to the 4-H mission in the horse project by detailing how he or she improved or achieved something related to “Head, Heart, Hands, and Health.” 

The Ogle County Clovers 4-H Club in Rochelle also won Club of the Year for 2017-18.

Sponsored by 4-H Federation, Club of the Year goes to the organization that received the most participation points throughout the year, and met the following standards– selected a theme or area of emphasis for the 4-H year; established goals for the 4-H year; submitted a club calendar containing program information; and qualified as an Ogle County 4-H Honor Club.

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