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Ryley Mappin was the junior winner in the Alberta Young Speakers for Agriculture competition this past fall. He was recently awarded junior champion at the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition.

Alberta youth awarded at agricultural speaking competition

Two Albertans took home top honours at the recent Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto. Ellie Stauffer from the Pincher Creek 4-H Club and a 4-H Alberta ambassador won senior champions honours while Ryley Mappin was named junior champion. (Mappin’s presentation for the provincial contest on how […] Read more



David McTaggart

Lacombe 4-H’er wins young speakers award

David MacTaggart from Lacombe took top honours in the Canadian Young Speakers for Agriculture competition held at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair in Toronto earlier this month. MacTaggart is a seven-year member and secretary of the Central Lacombe 4-H Beef Club. This year’s competition featured 26 competitors aged 11 to 24 from across the country. […] Read more