MEHOOPANY — Hannah Conahan, of Clarks Summit, was named as the winner in the senior wearable division in the Regional 4-H Fashion Revue in Mehoopany. MariKay Van Fleet and Alanna Mecca, both of Clarks Summit, were named as senior division alternates.
Other Lackawanna County 4-H textile science members from the Glenburn Sewing Club who competed included Ava Ramsey, South Abington Township; Anna Domiano and Lara Kane, Clarks Summit; and Emily Northup, Carbondale.
Thirty-five members from Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Bradford, Sullivan, Tioga and Wyoming counties had their garments judged for appearance, fit, design, and fashion and construction techniques. Participants also attended workshops on modeling, arm knitted scarves, and hair styles.
Conahan will represent the region at the state fashion revue at Penn State University on Wednesday, Aug. 5. She will compete against 4-H members from across the state for the top 12 places.
The 4-H textile science program is sponsored by Penn State Extension. It teaches youths, ages eight to 18, clothing construction skills and increases their self-esteem, poise and confidence.
Information provided by Lackawanna County Communications Director Joseph D’Arienzo.