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4-H Clothing Revue and Vintage Apron Style Show Held


2012 McKenzie County 4-H Clothing Revue & Vintage Style Show Participants L to R: Kaylin Monsen, Tia McGorman, Sheridan Johnson, Karissa Monsen, Macee Franz, Morgan Franz, Lily Olson, Rhyleigh Carns, Sammy Foreman, Lydia Berquist, Megan Meuth, Gabby Kaufman and Corynna Turnquist

The 2012 McKenzie County 4-H Clothing Revue and Vintage Apron Style Show were held on June 14 at the Long X Trading Post Visitor Center Deck in Watford City.

Thirteen area youth participated in the show, which consisted of the 4-H Clothing Revue and a Vintage Apron Style Show.

The 4-H Sew and Show category of the show is a traditional area of constructed garment entries. Sew and Show teen Grand Champion was Karissa Monsen of Watford City. Sister Kaylin Monsen was preteen Grand Champion and Corynna Turnquist of Alexander followed with Reserve Champion honors.

The 4-H Buy and Show category consists of purchased garments. Buy and Show Preteen Sammy Foreman of Watford City was Grand Champion in this area.

In addition to the 4-H Clothing Revue, area youth Morgan and Macee Franz, Lydia Berquist, Rhyleigh Carns, Sheridan Johnson, Gabby Kaufman, Tia McGorman, Megan Meuth and Lily Olson joined 4-Hers in modeling aprons that were worn by local ladies approximately 40 to 60 years ago. The showing of aprons included everyday, dressy, fancy and holiday aprons.

The Show concluded with a look at crafty projects the participants completed that afternoon.

This Vintage Apron Style Show and 4-H Clothing Revue were designed to help youth develop leadership abilities, build character and assume citizenship responsibilities. The young people involved can acquire poise, good posture and grooming habits through this event.

Assisting with the 2012 program were: Ardis Pederson, Megan Pennington and Nikki Johnsrud hair stylists; Carolynn Olson, Craft Activity; Charlie Hystad, 4-H judge; Beth Veeder, Program Assistant; Lindsay Wingerter, Show Director and Jessie Schofield, Show Manager.

The program was sponsored in cooperation with the NDSU Extension Service/McKenzie County and the Pioneer Museum of McKenzie County.

For more information, please contact the McKenzie County Extension Office at 444-3451 or the Long X Trading Post Visitor’s Center at 444-5804.


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