Congratulations Henderson County 4-H Wildlife Habitat Evaluation Program Teams!

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WHEP competition in May 7 at Millstone 4-H Center: all Henderson County competitors went home with medals!

Jr team (ages 9 – 13)—-2nd place
Tanner Queen – 3rd place individual
Hannah Queen
Thomas Bloemsma
Jack Blackburn

Jr Team—-3rd place – first time competitors
Zachery Swekosky
Isaiac Swekosky
Walter Thomas

Sr. Team—1st Place WHEP seniors
Luke Maybin
Tatum Epperson
Hannah Worrell – 1st place individual
Alice Bloemsma

Special thanks to Coach Ranae Worrell!

WHEP is a national 4-H program that:

  • teaches 4-Hers about the fundamentals of wildlife management
  • brings 4-Hers together to develop team skills
  • promotes and develops leadership skills among 4-Hers
  • provides an opportunity for 4-Hers to work with natural resource professionals.

YouthAlthough WHEP is a competitive event, its primary purpose is to increase participant’s knowledge of wildlife management while promoting life skills. The basis of the program is the NC WHEP Learning and Activity Guide, which covers wildlife habitat management concepts and helps participants prepare for the annual state contest.

Click here for more information about the NC WHEP program.

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Photo of Denise SherrillDenise SherrillExtension Agent, 4-H Youth Development (828) 697-4891 denise_sherrill@ncsu.eduHenderson County, North Carolina
Updated on May 26, 2016
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