Parish 4-H Make Good Showing at Commodity Ambassador Contest

The Louisiana 4-H Commodity Ambassador Contests was held on February 15, 2022 during the LSU Livestock Show at Lamar-Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales, Louisiana.

The Louisiana 4-H Commodity Ambassador contest is a state level speaking competition designed to allow youth to demonstration their ability to effectively communicate about some of Louisiana’s most important commodities including poultry, eggs, beef, seafood, sugar, sweet potatoes and rice.

Each parish is eligible to enter one enrolled 4-H member in good standing in each category and age division.

Bienville Parish had 5 participates: 

  1. Hunter Williams demonstrated how to cook a Sour Cream Pound Cake.
  2. Katelyn Albright demoed Western Omelet Cups.
  3. Madeline Bolyer did a speech on the Crawfish Industry in Louisiana.
  4. Makenzie Waggoner did as speech on the Sweet Potato Industry in Louisiana.
  5. Dakota Albright cooked steak on a charcoal grill as well as giving a speech on the Beef Industry ion Louisiana.

Winners from Bienville Parish included:

  • Katelynn Albright (7th Grade) – 3rd Place in Division II Egg Category
  • Dakota Albright (11th Grade) – 1st Place in Division III Beef Category
  • Makenzie Waggoner (11th Grade) – 2nd Place in Division III Live Crop Category

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