Four girls and one boy are in the running for Mr. and Miss Johnson County 4-H 2014. All applicants are outstanding 4-H’ers who have demonstrated contributions to Johnson County 4-H in the areas of leadership, citizenship and participation. A variety of activities and achievements in all areas are of particular importance in selecting Mr. and Miss 4-H. They will serve as a role model to younger 4-H’ers and are viewed as outstanding youth leaders in their communities.
The four Miss 4-H candidates are Sabrina Graham, Jesse Gunkle, Amanda Harra, and Natalie McCracken.
Sabrina Graham, 17, is the daughter of Joe and Michelle Graham. She will be a senior at Olathe North High School and is a member of the Comets Tech Club.
Amanda Harra, 18, is the daughter of Lance and Marianne Harra. She will be a senior at Olathe North High School and is an 11-year member of the Prairie Moon 4-H Club.
Natalie McCracken, 17, is the daughter of Sheri and Tom Catania, and Steve McCracken. She will be a junior at De Soto High School and is a member of the Johnson County Horse Club.
Jesse Gunkel is a member of the Great Plains 4-H club.
Colton Hamilton, 16, is the only candidate for Mr. 4-H. He is the son of Darci Hamilton and Amy Hamilton. He will be a junior at Spring Hill High School.
Candidates completed an application and resume, gave a public presentation and were interviewed by a panel of judges.
Mr. and Miss 4-H will be named at the Public
Fashion Revue July 24.