April 24, 2014

Crowning kicks off 2013 Johnson County fair

Kassidy Forshey and Nicholas Graham

Kassidy Forshey and Nicholas Graham

OLATHE, Kan. — Nicholas Graham, 15, and Kassidy Forshey, 17, were crowned Mr. and Miss 4-H on Aug. 1 at the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension 4-H Fashion Revue held at Wheatridge Middle School in Gardner.
Graham is the son of Joe and Michelle Graham, of Olathe. Forshey is the daughter of Ted and Monica Forshey, of De Soto.
The Mr. and Miss 4-H award recognizes 4-H members for their contribution to Johnson County 4-H in the areas of leadership, citizenship and participation. Applicants are required to give a five minute public presentation promoting 4-H before a panel of five judges, followed by a question and answer period with questions posed by the panel of judges. Submission of a 250-word essay is an additional requirement.
Graham and Forshey were selected based on their overall 4-H participation, leadership, achievements and variety of activities, as well as their personal presentation skills and ability to communicate.
They will represent the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension 4-H/Youth Development program at various community events throughout the year, including the upcoming Johnson County Fair parade, Saturday, Aug. 10 in downtown Gardner.

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