The Brush Creek 4-H Club volunteered with the DeWitt Community Club at the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Brush Creek 4-Hers assisted by hiding eggs. 4-Hers also monitored the Egg Hunt at Rossiter Park where children 6 years of age and older were hunting for eggs.
After the Easter Egg Hunt the club held a meeting to discuss the QA classes required for the county fair, the food pantry community service, and the cupcake wars. If you wish to purchase a county fair t-shirt, you need to contact the extension office before May 15. The next meeting will be in April with Darci MeGee of LEAD giving a presentation. The Pesek family will be in charge of this meeting, on April 22nd at 6:00 at the Swanton Church.
50 Fabulous Years! Nebraska FBLA celebrated its 50-year anniversary at the 2012 FBLA Nebraska State Leadership Conference held March 29-31 in Omaha. The annual conference provided competition in 62 events, leadership training, networking, and fun for members across the state. Fairbury FBLA's twenty qualifying members joined over 2500 Nebraska members and advisers to compete and celebrate another successful year in FBLA.
The Tri County Speech Team sent six students competing in seven events to the NSAA State Speech Championship in Kearney March 22.
Angie Bass just missed advancing to finals in Oral Interpretation of Poetry and ended the day with a 7th place finish. Bass also received 8th place in the Serious Interpretation of Prose competition with Megan Stokebrand close behind in 10th place.
Sara Grummert received 12th place in Informative Public Speaking. Others competing from Tri County were freshmen Riley Ensz in Humorous Prose, Megann Freese in Entertainment and Cody McCain in Extemporaneous. Mrs. Kelly Smith and Ms. Jenni Borer coach the Speech Team
A frustrating day of tough rounds and intense competition, the team should be proud of a job well done by all. There were 34 schools represented in the Class C-1 State Competition.