D8 takes home 2nd place honor in Beekeeping Essay Contest

Congratulations to Benjamin Murphy of Bosque County 4-H for winning second place with his entry in the Texas 4-H Beekeeping Essay Contest.

Today the Texas 4-H and Youth Development Program is announced this year’s Beekeeping Essay results.  Below is a complete ranking of all the participants in the contest. The first through third place individuals will received prize money for their work. The first place winner will also be advancing on to the National Beekeeping Essay Contest to compete for additional awards.

1st place – Lauren Kilpatrick – Denton County – $300
2nd place – Benjamin Murphy – Bosque County – $200
3rd place – Melanie Hedley – San Saba County – $100
4th place – Hannah Milton – Tarrant County
5th place – Selah Burnet – Fannin County
6th place – Charlie Anderson – Waller County
7th place – Kendall Lisle – Tarrant County

A special thanks also goes out to each of our sponsors:  Alamo Area Beekeepers Assn., Central Texas Beekeepers Assn., Collin County Hobby Beekeepers Assn., Dino-Bee Beekeepers Assn., East Texas Beekeepers Assn., Harris County Beekeepers Assn., Trinity Valley Beekeepers Assn., and Williamson County Area Beekeepers Assn.

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