Four Nelson County 4-H students and their county agent represented Kentucky at the 36th annual National 4-H Forestry Invitational July 26-30.
The local students were Ben Bolin, Madelyn Bolin, and Stephen Bolin, all from Cox’s Creek, and Adam Collins of Bloomfield. The team was coached by Danielle Hutchins of Bardstown.
Fourteen states competed in the event, held at West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill State 4-H Camp and Conference Center near Weston, W. Va. Teams from Tennessee, New York and Alabama placed first, second, and third, respectively.