The 2017 Jim Wells County annual 4H Awards Banquet was held on Sunday, Aug. 13. An afternoon of laughter, food and recognition for youth and adults who have participated or volunteered with 4H.

Friend of 4H Award -Anissa Valverde

Outstanding Junior Award - Rayegan Lane and Kinleigh Carr

“I Dare You” Awards - Mason Blanchette and Avery Mata

Outstanding Intermediate Awards – Emily Kalinec and Trevor Martinez

Silver Star Award – Makayla Rodriguez

Outstanding Senior Awards – Gabriella Olvera and Rachel Olvera

Gold Star Awards – Taylor Gunn and Ryan Lopez

Homero and Clem Contreras Memorial “Helping Hands” Award – Bruce Healy

Hall of Fame Awards – Kyleigh Carr and Elise Hesseltine

Rising Star Award – Erin Gallagher