, Kingston, NH

July 19, 2012

4-H'ers Take First in eCybermission Competition

— A Rockingham County 4-H team called MakeTheBestBetter recently took first place in the eCybermission Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) challenge sponsored by the U.S. Army. Team MakeTheBestBetter each received a check for $500 for their “Where Is Your Recycling Bin?” experiment conducted in local schools. The team studied the impact on recycling use related to the location of bins. All results were submitted and judged online through  The eighth grade First Place team is pictured above, from left: Tiffany King of Epping, Rachel Laughner and Katarina Vogel of Raymond, and Michael Liebfried of Brentwood. Not shown is the Team Adviser Doug Vogel.

For more information about eCybermission or 4-H in Rockhingham County, contact Rick Alleva at 679-5616 or