Local 4-H winners at the Lenawee County Fair 2012.08.08

Written by David Green.

Static Projects

•Allison VanBrandt, State Line Hustlers, special honors, sewing and needlework.

•Kendrick Taylor, State Line Hustlers, special honors, arts.

•Ashley Taylor, State Line Hustlers, special honors, arts.

•Ashley Taylor, State Line Hustlers, extra special honors, arts.

•Samantha Reynolds, Medina Pioneers, special honors and extra special honors, crafts.

•Ashley VanBrandt, State Line Hustlers, special honors, crafts.

•Larkyn Swimmer, Dodge City Wranglers, special honors and extra special honors, crafts.

•Lauren Taylor, State Line Hustlers, extra special honors, floral and indoor gardening, special honors, miscellaneous project.

•Madison Bachman, State Line Hustlers, special honors, photography.

•Cheyenne Traviolli, Dodge City Wranglers, special honors, photography, special honors and extra special honors, food and nutrition.

•Taylor M. Baugh, State Line Hustlers, extra special honors, food and nutrition.

 

Poultry

•Luci Shaffer, Bits and Pieces, Intermediate Showmanship 3rd, Reserve Champion Production.

•Travis Zuvers, Medina Pioneers, Senior Showmanship 1st, Reserve Champion Large Foul (AOV Cockeral), Reserve Champion Bantam (Partridge Wyandotte Hen), Champion AOV (Pigeons), Reserve Champion AOV (Pigeons), Reserve Best of Show Fowl (Pigeons).

•Clayton Bachman, Medina Pioneers Champion Large Foul (SC Rhode Island Red Hen), Best of Show Fowl (SC Rhode Island Red).

•Thomas Hodshire, Medina Pioneers, Champion Bantam (Buff Brahma Cock).

 

Beef Breeding

•Hayze Wolfe, Medina Pioneers, Other Breeds Overall Champion.

 

Market Beef:

•Jareth Keller, Medina Pioneers, Grand Champion Steer.

•Nick Stutzman, State Line Hustlers, Reserve Champion Steer, Senior Beef Showman, Overall Reserve Champion Beef Showman.

• Daniel Stutzman, State Line Hustlers, Grand Champion Feeder Calf, Senior Feeder Calf Showman, Overall Champion Beef Showman.

•Jarrett Waters, Medina Pioneers, Junior Beef Showman.

 

Horses

•Cheyenne Traviolli, Dodge City Wranglers,  Champion AQHA Halter Horse.

 

Jr. Livestock Club Displays

Swine

1st-  South Riga Go Getters

2nd-  State Line Hustlers

3rd-  Onsted Sweet Clovers

 

Awards given for 4-H Floats that participated in the Lenawee County Fair Parade.  

1st Place – Rome Blue Ribbons 

2nd Place – Quaker Willing Workers

3rd Place – Medina Pioneers

 

Cloverbuds (5-8 year olds)

Kaitlyn Sneyd, Medina Pioneers

Davidson Sneyd, Medina Pioneers

Emma Reckner, Medina Pioneers

Collin Reckner, Medina Pioneers

Aubree Fox, Medina Pioneers

Lauren Keller, Medina Pioneers

Emily Shoemaker, Medina Pioneers

Casey Craig, Medina Pioneers

Carolyn Gould, State Line Hustlers

Blain Wheeler, State Line Hustlers

  • Front.train
    WRECKAGE—Morenci Fire Department member Taylor Schisler walks past the smoking wreckage of a semi-truck tractor on the north side of the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks on Ranger Highway. The truck trailer was on the south side of the tracks
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    SCULPTORS—Morenci third grade students Emersyn Thompson (left) and Marissa Lawrence turn spaghetti sticks into mini sculptures Friday during a class visit to Stair District Library. All Morenci Elementary School classes recently visited the library to experience the creative construction toys purchased through the “Sculptamania!” project, funded by a Disney Curiosity Creates grant. The grant is administered by the Association for Library Services to Children, a division of the American Library Association.
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    LEONIE LEAHY was one of three local hair stylists who volunteered time Friday at the Morenci PTO Fun Night. Her customer, Aubrey Sandusky, looks up at her mother while her hair takes on a perfect match to her outfit. Leahy said she had a great time at the event—nothing but happy clients.
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    LEARNING THE ROPES—Kristy Castillo (left), co-owner of Mane Street Salon, works with Kendal Kuhn as Sierra Orner takes a phone call. The two Morenci Area High School juniors spent Friday at the salon as part of a job shadowing experience.
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    IN THE FIELD—2004 Morenci graduate Kayse Onweller works in a test plot of wheat in Texas. She’s part of Bayer CropScience’s North American wheat breeding program based in Nebraska, where she completed post-graduate work in plant breeding and genetics.
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    REFEREE Camden Miller raises the hand of Morenci Jr. Dawgs wrestler Ryder Ryan as his opponent leaves the mat in disappointment. Morenci’s youth wrestling program served as host for a tournament Saturday morning to raise money for the club. Additional photos are on the back page.
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    SHERWOOD STATE Bank opened its Fayette office at a grand opening Friday morning, drawing a large crowd to view the renovated building. Above, Burt Blue talks to teller Cindy Funk, while his wife, Jackie, looks around the new office. The Blues missed the opening and took a quick tour on Tuesday. Few traces remain of the former grocery store and theater, however, part of the original brick wall still shows in the hallway leading to the back of the building. The drive-through window should be ready for customers later in the month.
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    FROM THE LEFT, Landon Wilkins, Ryan White and Logan Blaker try out their artistic skills Saturday afternoon at the Morenci PTO’s first Date to Create event. More than 50 people showed up to create decorated planks of wood to hang from rope. The event served as a fund-raiser for miscellaneous PTO projects. Additional photos are on the back of this week’s Observer.

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