‘HAVE I GOT A STORY’: Young storytellers competed in a creative arts project at the 2015 4-H Regional

first_img Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellA group of young storytellers competed in “Have I Got a Story” Friday. Joseph Woods won second place in the intermediate-one division. Stroud said she was encouraged that the “2015 Have I Got a Story” competition included a variety of stories.There were stories about Peter Rabbit, about a character named Grumpy and a crybaby. There was a telling about a tailor’s clothes and one about finding happiness in one’s work and another was a mystery.Stroud said the variety of stories reflected the interests of the storytellers.“I was very impressed that none of the storytellers had to refer to notes,” she said. “They told their stories from memory and were all articulate and very entertaining. They all did a good job and are to be congratulated.” Skip ‘HAVE I GOT A STORY’: Young storytellers competed in a creative arts project at the 2015 4-H Regional You Might Like GALERIES GALORE: Olszyk, Wedderspoon exhibits open at Johnson Center Messenger Photo/Jaine TreadwellKelly Olszyk’s paintings have their beginnings in the stories of life as told in black and white. Then… read more Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellA group of young storytellers competed in “Have I Got a Story” Friday. Becca Sean won first place honors in the intermediate-two division.Whenever and wherever Alabama’s legendary storyteller, the late Kathryn Tucker Windham, told tales, she encouraged her audience, no matter the age, to go home and tell their stories.On Friday, a group of young storytellers competed in “Have I Got a Story,” a creative arts project, at the 2015 4-H Regional competition held at Troy University. ““Storytelling is one of our oldest traditions,” said Peggy Stroud, event coordinator. “Storytelling is a way to pass on history and to help us understood our world. Just as importantly, storytelling fulfills our need to entertain and to be entertained. Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellA group of young storytellers competed in “Have I Got a Story” Friday. Mason Corbett, was the first place winner of the senior division. By Jaine Treadwell Latest Stories By Blood Sugar Blaster Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellA group of young storytellers competed in “Have I Got a Story” Friday. Danaysia Smith won second place in the intermediate-two division. Sponsored Content Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellA group of young storytellers competed in “Have I Got a Story” Friday. Rebecca Simon won third place in the intermediate-one division. Print Article Published 2:00 am Saturday, June 13, 2015 Book Nook to reopen Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellA group of young storytellers competed in “Have I Got a Story” Friday. Gabe Hamm is the junior division winner. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? 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We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The winners of the “Have I Got a Story” intermediate-one division of the competition were Glory Williams, Russell County, first place; Joseph Woods, Russell County, second place, and Rebecca Simon, Covington County, third place.Becca Senn, Coffee County, took first place honors in the intermediate-two competition and Danaysia Smith took second place.Gabe Hamm, Henry County won the junior division of the storytelling competition, and Mason Corbett, Lee County, won first place in the senior division.Those who compete in the junior and senior storytelling competitions are required to lead a community service project in their communities.Hamm participated in several community service projects including collecting school supplies for children in need. He also provided chickens for events at Landmark Park in Dothan and sought donations of food for needy families in the Headland area.Corbett organized an event for a nursing home in Lee County. He brought together nine of his friends who performed musical selections and dance routines for the residents. He has been invited for him and his group to entertain at another nursing home in the area.“I was very pleased with the ‘Have I Got a Story’ competition,” Stroud said. “Gabe and Mason will represent our region at the state 4-H competition at the 4-H Camp in Columbiana. I’m sure they will represent us well. And, I’m looking forward to next year’s competition and hope to see more 4-H’ers tell their stories.” “When a minister shares a parable or a comedian tells a funny story, they are continuing the ancient tradition of storytelling.”Stroud said the young storytellers who competed in the “Have I Got a Story” regional competition were already winners.“To compete in the regional competition, 4-H’ers have to win their county competition,” she said. “Having started in our region about six years ago, storytelling is a relatively new 4-H event. By adding storytelling as an event, we are hoping to encourage more young people to become interested in fables, folktales and Jack tales as well as in their family stories.” Messenger photo/Jaine TreadwellA group of young storytellers competed in “Have I Got a Story” Friday. Glory Williams won first place in the intermediate-one division Md: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch) Email the authorlast_img

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