Personal Narrative: My 4-H Accomplishments

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My most significant 4-H accomplishment is when I was about 9 years old when I first began my 4-H career. Growing up my mother had told us about the time she was a kid. She had been in 4-H and had shown cattle for many years. I thought that was very interesting and thought I should try it. My mom is my hero so I wanted to follow in her footsteps. We started going out to my grandparents’ house everyday to learn how to show and take care of the cattle. It was a very fun experience and I had learned so much about cattle. The fair was about to begin in a few days so we had to take the cattle in early before the fair actually started. The cattle were loaded up with all of the supplies and we were ready to go to the fairgrounds. I thought it was …show more content…

Then after a few rounds of walking and the cow being judged, the judge chose my heifer. My cow received first and I was so excited. I couldn't believe the first time I had shown I got first. Because I received first place, I had to go back into the ring to show her again I couldn't wait to get back in the ring. I was hooked! It was time to go back in for champion. I was nervous but I just kept remembering what my grandpa had said about keeping the heifer calm and let her show herself. I wanted to be chosen again and it happened. I couldn’t believe what was happening. The first time to show at the county fair and I'm doing so well. Then, we went back in once again for Supreme Heifer. By this time, the Heifer and I were both very tired but she did well. She didn't get Supreme Heifer but I did get Reserve Supreme Heifer. This heifer was a twin that my grandpa had on his farm. Grandpa named one of the twins, Josie after my sister and the other one Jessica, after me. This little calf that I bottle fed on my grandpa’s farm was now receiving the award of Reserve Supreme Heifer for the county fair. I couldn't believe I had done so well. I was so excited I couldn't wait to show again. This was a great experience for my

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