Sequatchie County 2014 4-H Forestry Judging Teams Compete at Region


The Sequatchie County 4-H Forestry Judging Teams recently competed at the Central Region contest held at the Cedars of Lebanon State Park.  Three teams and two individuals competed from Sequatchie County. The senior team of Bailey Scott, Donnie Briggs, Deston Hobbs and Zach Scott won the regional contest and will be advancing to the State contest to be held October 18 in Knoxville. Senior individuals competing at the regional contest were Isaac Lloyd and Faith Merryfield. The Junior High Team of Taylor Scott, Shelley Griffith, Josh Griffith and Eli Hale was first overall in their division. The Junior team of Casey Scott, Gideon Lloyd and Daniel Scott placed second overall.

Individuals recognized were Zach Scott high individual senior division, Donnie Briggs third high individual senior division, Bailey Scott sixth high individual senior division, Deston Hobbs ninth high individual, and Isaac Lloyd tenth high individual senior. In the junior division, Gideon Lloyd was second high individual and Casey Scott third high individual. Taylor Scott was the high individual scorer in the junior-high, Shelley Griffith third high individual, Josh Griffith fifth high individual, and Eli Hale eighth high individual.

4-H members compete in several areas including Tree identification, insect and disease identification, tree measurement, wood identification, and compass and pacing.   

Contact Sheldon D. Barker Extension Agent UT Extension – Sequatchie County if there are any questions

423-949-2611 or