Ashe County Youth Wins 1st Place in North Carolina 4-H Photography Contest

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Congratulations to Ava Cox who won 1st place in the Junior Division, Nature’s Beauty category of the statewide NC 4-H Photography Contest. There were over 400 entries across the state which created stiff competition amongst 4-H’ers. Miss Cox took 1st place for her photo that captures sunlight passing through the petals of a sunflower. Way to go Ava and all participants of this annual contest!


The winning photo of sunlight passing through the petals of a sunflower by Ava Cox.

If you are interested in other 4-H opportunities available to youth, please reach out to Caroline Goss, Extension Agent, 4-H, at for more information.