Catawba County Horse Bowl
Donna Mull, 4-H Agent
N.C. Cooperative Extension
March 16, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
4-H’ers Win State Horse Bowl Contest – A team of Catawba County 4-H’ers captured top awards in the state Mixed Division Horse Bowl contest that was held at North Carolina State University In Raleigh in early March. The team advanced to the state contest after winning the regional contest in January.
The winning team from Brookford Equestrian 4-H club consisted of Callie Inscoe, Lauren Williams, Claire Boger, Chloe Fountain, and Kasey Boger. The team was coached by Kate Littlefield, 4-H Program Assistant, and Cindy Boger, club leader. Callie Inscoe earned the 1st place individual award based on questions answered correctly during the rounds. Inscoe is the daughter of Lynette Inscoe of Newton. Kasey Boger earned the 5th place individual award for high points. Boger is the daughter of Dale and Cindy Boger of Mt. View.
According to Donna Mull, Catawba County 4-H Agent, horse bowl is a national 4-H contest that tests youth’s knowledge about horse related topics. Youth work in teams to answer questions using buzzers, similar to other quiz bowl contests.
4-H is a volunteer-led youth development program offered through N.C. Cooperative Extension. 4-H Horse Clubs and contests allow youth to develop leadership and life skills while learning about horses and animal science. For more information about 4-H horse clubs or other types of 4-H clubs, contact Donna Mull, Catawba County 4-H Agent, at N.C. Cooperative Extension at 465-8240 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Picture: Catawba County Horse Bowl Team captured first place in the mixed division at the recent state contest held at NCSU. Team members were (back, left to right): Callie Inscoe, Chloe Fountain, Kasey Boger, and Kate Littlefield, coach. Front: Claire Boger (left) and Lauren Williams (right).