Pender County 4-H held their annual Achievement Night awards banquet at the Agriculture Building Auditorium on February 3, 2012. There were 90 4-H members, parents, and volunteers in attendance for the event. Special guests were Pender County Commissioner, F.D. Rivenbark and Interim County Manager, Amber Parker. Youth were recognized for their accomplishments in 2011. Program entertainment included international exchange student, Anastasiya Pylypenko presenting on her home country of Ukraine and Hampstead 4-H’er, Sara Lucas sang, “When I get my name in Lights” from the musical, “The Boy From Oz.”
Achievement Night is one night out of the year set aside to recognize the 4-H members who participated in 4-H activities or competed in 4-H competitions throughout the year. Along with the 4-H members, volunteers are recognized for their hard work and commitment to Pender County 4-H. Please congratulate all the 4-H members and volunteers for their efforts in 2011.