STILLWATER – Four Bryan County 4-H’ers were recognized for their outstanding 4-H work during the 96th State 4-H Roundup that took place on the Oklahoma State University campus. The theme for this year’s event was Discover Yourself Through 4-H … Your Adventure Awaits.
Tiegan Munson, who now lives in Stillwater, was recognized as the recipient of the Tracey Cox Memorial Scholarship. The $500 scholarship is sponsored by the Tracey Cox Memorial.
Doree Brashier, Colbert, was named the state record book winner in the agriculture and natural resources section in the all other projects category. The $1,200 scholarship is sponsored by Dr. Gary and Becky Stone and the Oklahoma Vegetation Management Association.
Durant resident Clay Laughlin was recognized as the state record book winner in the shooting sports project. The Oklahoma City Gun Club sponsors the $1,200 scholarship.
Bailey Rae Hull, also of Durant, was named the state record book winner in the health/fitness project. She received a $1,200 scholarship sponsored by the Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives.
Munson, an active 4-H’er for 12 years, is a member of Collegiate 4-H at OSU. Throughout her long 4-H career, she has taken part in a variety of veterinary science projects and activities, including teaching workshops and assisting with rabies vaccination clinics, as well as spay/neuter clinics. She demonstrated her leadership skills by serving as county president and vice president and holding the office of president for the Rock Creek 4-H Club. She is a previous state record book winner in the veterinary science project, received the Rule of Law Scholarship and is a member of Key Club. She is the daughter of Trustin and Diedra Munson.
Brashier is a seven-year veteran of 4-H and a member of the Bryan County 4-H Club. Her main project areas include bee keeping and consumer judging. Her favorite part of her bee keeping project is sharing the message of how bees are involved in every aspect of agriculture. She has taken on numerous leadership roles in 4-H, including local club president and reporter, as well as county secretary. She is a member of the first-place state consumer judging team and is a national qualifier, too. She attends Colbert Public Schools and is the daughter of Rick Brashier and Kelly Brashier.
An active 4-H’er for six years, Laughlin is a member of the Bryan County 4-H Club where his main project area is shooting sports. Through his project work, he has participated in 65 community service projects and conducted 25 workshops that have reached more than 1,700 people. He mans a booth at the Bryan County Fair where he talked about gun safety. He also was instrumental in developing a wildlife project group. He recently was elected to serve as county vice president. Other leadership roles include county reporter and range safety officer. He is a sophomore at Durant High School and the son of Tim and Myna Laughlin.
Hull has been involved in 4-H for six years and is a member of the Rock Creek 4-H Club. In addition to health and fitness, she also participates in family and consumer science projects. She’s always had a passion for helping others and volunteers with many different community service projects. One of her favorite projects was distributing free family game night kits to more than 500 Bryan County families. She has served as recreation leader, secretary and 2nd vice president of the Bryan county Teen Council. Other 4-H activities and honors include Bryan County Junior 4-H’er of the Year, member of the Southeast District Action Team and a performer in 4-H Has Talent. She attends Rock Creek School and is the daughter of Jimmy and Tara Hull.
Tyler Munson a member of the Rock Creek 4-H was honored with the Oklahoma 4-H Key Club Award and a state record book finalist in Breads. Munson has taught numerous bread and food presentation workshops for many youth audiences. Enter breads in the county fair and completed in the Best of the Breads State Contest. She has served as many officer positions in her local club and county club. Other 4-H activities and honors include 2017 Bryan County Hall of Fame, 1st place State FCS Skill-a-thon Team, won numerous awards for 4-H Consumer judging and Horticulture judging at county and state levels, and member of the Southeast District Action Team. She attends Rock Creek High School and is the daughter Trustin and Deidra.
Bryan County 4-H had a total of six state 4-H project finalists:
Baily Hull: Family and Consumer Sciences, Health and Fitness
Doree Brashier: Agriculture and Natural Resources
Clay Laughlin: Shooting Sports, Wildlife and Fisheries
Tyler Munson: Breads
The Bryan County 4-H Program, 4-H Adult Volunteers Leaders and the Bryan County Cooperative Extension Service would like to congratulate all of these Bryan County 4-Hers for all the hard work and dedication in their 4-H project areas. For more information, about upcoming 4-H events and activities contact the Bryan County OSU Extension Office at 924-5312 or check out the Bryan County 4-H Facebook Page.
Submitted by the Bryan County OSU Extension Office.