Assembling planes a fun activity that also teaches patience


He hopes to win again: Josh Weber (right) gets some help from his brother, Sam, as he tinkers with his grand champion entry from last year's fair. (Kristy Deer/Daily Reporter)

CHARLOTTESVILLE — Officials with the Hancock County 4-H program are always looking for fun ways to get kids interested and keep them involved in 4-H activities.

Last year, organizers started a new program dealing with aviation that allowed youngsters to build model remote-controlled airplanes from scratch.

It was such a success that 4-H organizers brought it back for a second year, and Sugar Creek Elementary School fifth-grader Josh Weber is awfully glad they did.

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