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Sayers shows patience, confidence in 4-H arena

 

August 8, 2019

LuAnn Schindler

Derek Sayers, of Orchard, maintains eye contact with the judge during the 4-H bucket calf show, held Aug. 1 at the Antelope County Fair. Sayers said, "I really enjoy showing animals. I just like to do it."Derek Sayers, of Orchard, maintains eye contact with the judge during the 4-H bucket calf show, held Aug. 1 at the Antelope County Fair. Sayers said, "I really enjoy showing animals. I just like to do it."

Patience, determination and confidence.

Eleven-year-old Derek Sayers, of Orchard, says 4-H has developed those traits.

He has a poster - and ribbon - to prove it.

"It's taught me how to get things done," he said.

Sayers has been an independent 4-H member for three years. His interest in the youth program began after he listened to a talk about it at Orchard Public Schools.

"I asked my parents if I could try it and they said 'Oh yeah.'"

He's shown beef, goats and poultry.

This year, he recevied the reserve champion award in woodworking for a Lego table he made.

He estimates the project took...



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