Belknap County Horse Quiz Bowl Team Takes 3rd Place

LACONIA β€” The Belknap County Senior 4-H Horse Quiz Bowl team recently placed 3rd at the NH State Quiz Bowl.

The team is made up of Jack Thomas an 8th grader from Epsom, Lauren Emond, 17, from Gilford, Liam Donohoe, a 15 year old from Meredith, and Justin Presbry of Barnstead, a freshman at Prospect Mountain High School.

In addition to their phenomenal team finish, Lauren and Jack placed 5th and 6th respectively in the individual competition and will now be considered to participation on the NH State Team that will travel to Kentucky for the 4-H Horse Round-Up in November.

Lauren has been involved with 4-H for 9 years, and previously represented NH on the 2011 Horse Judging team and Jack attended the Eastern States Exposition in 2013, serves as a youth representative on the NH 4-H Association and is involved in the NH Quarter Horse Association youth program.