Spencer Dennis and Katie Connor

Spencer Dennis, 17, and Katie Connor, 18, were crowned Mr. and Miss 4-H August 2 at the Johnson County K-State Research and Extension 4-H Fashion Revue held at Wheatridge Middle School in Gardner.
Spencer attends Rockhurst High School and is the son of Mike and Melinda Dennis, Bucyrus, Kans. Katie attends Olathe Northwest and is the daughter of Pat and Catherine Connor, Lenexa.
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.
Dennis and Conner 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, August 11 in downtown Gardner.