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Ballard 4-H Clubs wants Mallard Duck as Kentucky's official waterfowl

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The Ballard County Elementary School Fourth Grade 4-H Clubs is sending a resolution to the 2016 Kentucky General Assembly to name the Mallard Duck the official State Waterfowl of Kentucky.

State Rep. Steven Rudy has told group members that he will present the resolution on their behalf. The letter they’re sending explains, “We have been studying Kentucky Government, state symbols and how a bill becomes a law in social studies and our 4-H Club meetings.

We would like to submit the above resolution as part of our educational learning process.”

Shown from left in the photo are (seated at table) students Kori Martin, Kenna Bodell, Chance Kommer, Konner Myatt, (standing) Allee Richardson, Abigail Alderson, Zoe Butrum, Katie Duncan, Emma Graves, Mason Nichols, Jason Jones, Talan Hayes, and adults 4-H and Youth Extension Agent Paula Jerrell and BCES social studies teacher Jeanette Kimbro.

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