2017-09-07 / Community

2017 Huron Community Fair 4-H & FFA winners

HURON COUNTY - The following is a list of 2017 Huron Community Fair 4-H & FFA winners.

4-H clubs were invited to perform at the Huron Community Fair 4-H Club Explosion, formerly known as the 4-H Talent Show, on Monday, July 31, at the Hagen Show/Sale Arena. The following acts performed: Camry Stringer of Country Corners 4-H Club danced to “Home We Will Go.” Addy and Dori Battel; Evelyn, Pearl and Royce Daskam; Alana, Cody and Hailey McArthur; Elianah Shupe; Autumn and Wyatt Sutton; Taliesha, Takara, Tasha and Tiana Tageson all of Boots and Bling 4-H Club performed in “Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type” drama. Some of the Thumb Area 4-H Camp teen counselors and campers ended the evening by singing the following camp songs - “Flea, Fly;” “Bazooka Bubble Gum” and “Banana Peel.”

4-H Cloverbud Ambassadors were introduced and recognized: Annie and Ben Bowman of Cows-N-Clovers and Lucky Horseshoe 4-H Clubs; Cameron Finkle-Guza of Country Corners 4-H Club; Ava LeGault of Happy Gals & Guys 4-H Club; Ava Morell of Growing Go-ers 4-H Club; Sydney Protzman of Laker 4-H Club; Derek Stringer of Country Corners 4-H Club; Madalyn and Rylan Tenbusch of 4-Leaf Clovers 4-H Club; and Ethan Yackle of Country Kids 4-H Club.

The honor of Junior 4-H Ambassadors went to: Dori Battel; Evelyn and Royce Daskam all of Boots and Bling 4-H Club. The honor of Senior 4-H Ambassadors went to: McKenzie Stomack of Country Corners 4-H Club; and Clara Tait of Laker 4-H Club.

CRAFTS & PROJECTS

4-H Ceramics award winner was Anna Messing of Country Corners 4-H Club. Young Clothing award winner was Grant Guza; Junior Clothing award winner was Logan Kneffel; and the Senior Clothing award winner was Grant Geiger all from Country Corners 4-H Club. Corn Stalks award went to Brent Volmering of Young Farmers 4-H Club; and the Corn Sample award went to Abigail Guza of Country Corners 4-H Club. 4-H Craft award went to Abby Hales of Boots and Bling 4-H Club. 4-H Cultural Arts award winner was Evelyn Daskam of Boots and Bling 4-H Club. Youth Dairy Foods Recipe Contest award for 15-19 year olds went to Hannah Booms of Country Corners 4-H Club. 4-H Fine Arts award went to Morgan Gust of Rebel Riders 4-H Club. Best of Show photography exhibits in the Beginner Section was Andrea Grifka of Growing Go-ers 4-H Club; Intermediate Section was Erin McCarty of Growing Go-ers 4-H Club; Advanced Section was Arika Booms of Country Corners 4-H Club; Best Enlargement Section was Morgan Gust of Rebel Riders 4-H Club; Best of Huron County Section was Madison Gettel of Superheroes in Training 4-H Club; Best of Special Effects Section and Best of Technology went to Erin McCarty. 4-H Recycling award went to Abby Hales of Boots and Bling 4-H Club. 4-H Scrapbooking award went to Natalie Phillips of Country Fun 4-H Club. Sugar Beet award went to Shawn Gayari of Laker FFA. 4-H Apprentice was awarded to Justin Sievert of Broken Arrow 4-H Club; 4-H Handyperson went to Dalton Geiger of 4B’s 4-H Club; and 4-H Craftsperson was awarded to Morgan Klosowski of 4B’s 4-H Club. 4-H Yarn and Thread award went to Abby Hales of Boots and Bling 4-H Club. Indoor/Outdoor Plants at the Huron Community Fair. The 4-H Home Gardening was awarded to William Graf of Christian Crafters 4-H Club; the 4-H Flower Garden award went to Jasmyne English of Broken Arrow 4-H Club; 4-H Flower Arrangement was awarded to Jeanna Bischer of Country Corners 4-H Club; and 4-H Indoor/ Outdoor Plants award went to Wade Messing of Country Corners 4-H Club. In the Adult Craft section: 1st place award went to Norma Bosak; and 2nd place award went to Earl Klee.

HORSES

Grand Champion Horse Showmanship trophy went to Lillian Lentz; and the Reserve Champion Horse Showmanship trophy went to Hadley Gibbs of Boxcarjack 4-H Club. The Grand English Equitation Championship trophy was awarded to Lillian Lentz; and the Reserve English Equitation Championship trophy went to Colton Gibbs of Boxcarjack 4-H Club. The Grand English Pleasure Championship trophy was awarded to Lillian Lentz; and the Reserve English Pleasure Championship trophy went to Hadley Gibbs. The Grand Champion Western Equitation trophy was awarded to Lillian Lentz; and the Reserve Champion Western Equitation trophy went to Casey Marz of Riders & Crafters 4-H Club. The Grand Champion Western Pleasure trophy was awarded to Lillian Lentz; and the Reserve Champion Western Pleasure trophy went to Laura Anderson.

SHEEP

The Grand Champion Market Lamb trophy was awarded to Seth Schumacher of Animal Kingdom 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Market Lamb trophy, sponsored by ABC Oil & Gas Company of Bad Axe, went to Dalaney Bates of Sebewaing Jets 4-H Livestock Club. The Grand Champion Pen of Market Lambs trophy was awarded to Seth Schumacher; and the Reserve Champion Pen of Market Lambs trophy, sponsored by Kalmbach Feeds-Thumb Division, went to Dalaney Bates. Senior Champion Sheep Showperson trophy was awarded to James Parker of Laker 4-H Club; Intermediate Champion Sheep Showperson trophy went to Seth Schumacher; Junior Champion Sheep Showperson trophy was awarded to Samantha Warchuck of Belts-N-Buckles 4-H Club; Beginner Champion Sheep Showperson trophy went to Grant Buchholz of Laker 4-H Club; and Novice Champion Sheep Showperson trophy was awarded to Kirsten Shupe of Country Kids 4-H Club. The Grand Champion Sheep Showperson belt buckle was awarded to Seth Schumacher; and the Reserve Champion Sheep Showperson trophy went to Dalaney Bates.

RABBITS

The Overall Grand Rabbit Showperson traveling plaque and trophy was awarded to Raylee Jeffers of Happy Trails 4-H Club; and Overall Reserve Rabbit Showperson traveling plaque and trophy went to Skylar Coules of Lucky Livestock 4-H Club. The Grand Champion Single Fryer trophy was awarded to Charley Kramer of Lucky Livestock 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Single Fryer trophy went to Raylee Jeffers. The Grand Champion Roaster trophy was awarded to Raylee Jeffers; and the Reserve Champion Roaster trophy went to Skylar Coules. The Grand Champion Stewer trophy was awarded to Skylar Coules; and the Reserve Champion Stewer trophy went to Raylee Jeffers. Grand Champion Pen of Market Rabbits trophy was awarded to Raylee Jeffers; and Reserve Champion Pen of Market Rabbits trophy went to Jayden Coules of Lucky Livestock 4-H Club. Best 4 Class in the Breed Classes trophy was awarded to Devin Little of Broken Arrow 4-H Club. Best 6 Class in the Breed Classes trophy went to Skylar Coules. Best in Show in the Breed Classes trophy went to Skylar Coules. Best Overall Progeny Rabbit trophy was awarded to Raylee Jeffers as well as the Best Overall Homegrown Rabbit trophy.

SWINE

The Grand Champion Market Hog trophy was awarded to Dalaney Bates of Sebewaing Jets 4-H Livestock Club; and the Reserve Champion Market Hog trophy went to Chase Rievert of 4-Leaf Clovers 4-H Club. The Grand Champion Pen of Hogs trophy was awarded to Dalaney Bates; and the Reserve Champion Pen of Hogs trophy went to Kaylynn Stanton of North Huron FFA. The Grand Champion Swine Showperson belt buckle went to Laken Polega of 4-Leaf Clovers 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Swine Showperson trophy went to Dalaney Bates.

DAIRY

The Grand Champion of Dairy Show trophy was awarded to Katrina Gentner; and the Reserve Champion of Dairy Show trophy went to Victoria Gentner. The Senior Showperson trophy for 16 year olds & over was awarded to Victoria Gentner; the Intermediate Showperson trophy for 13-15 year olds went to Tyler Krug of Laker 4-H Club; the Junior Showperson trophy for 10-12 year olds was awarded to Annie Bowman of Cows-N-Clover and Lucky Horseshoe 4-H Clubs; the First-Year Dairy Showperson trophy for 13 years & over went to Brooklyn Kuhl of Sebewaing Jets 4-H Livestock; First-Year Dairy Showperson trophy/halter for 8-12 year olds was awarded to Addison Hagen of Beef-N-More 4-H Club. The Grand Champion Dairy Showperson trophy was awarded to Victoria Gentner; and Reserve Champion Dairy Showperson rosette went to Tyler Krug.

PROSPECT FEEDERS

The Grand Champion Prospect Feeder trophy was awarded to Johnathan Murray of Growing Go-ers 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Prospect Feeder trophy went to Nolan Murray of Growing Go-ers 4-H Club. The Grand Champion Prospect Dairy Feeder trophy was awarded to Braden Putman of Laker 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Prospect Dairy Feeder trophy went to Ruby Kauffold of 4-Leaf Clovers 4-H Club. The Senior Champion Prospect Feeder Showperson trophy was awarded to Nolan Murray; Intermediate Champion Prospect Feeder Showperson trophy went to Gage Brownell of Laker FFA; Junior Champion Prospect Feeder Showperson trophy was awarded to Grace Shupe of Country Kids 4-H Club; Beginner Champion Prospect Feeder Showperson trophy went to Brynley Zurek of Happy Gals & Guys 4-H Club; and Novice Champion Prospect Feeder Showperson trophy was awarded to Preston Warren of Laker FFA. The Grand Champion Prospect Feeder Showperson trophy was awarded to Nolan Murray and the Reserve Champion Prospect Feeder Showperson trophy went to Gage Brownell.

POULTRY

The Grand Champion Poultry Breed trophy was awarded to Jasmyne English of Broken Arrow 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Poultry Breed trophy, Murawski Farms, went to Lauren Dropeski of Animal Kingdom 4-H Club. The Grand Champion Pen of Market Chickens trophy was awarded to Logan Messing of Country Corners 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Pen of Market Chickens trophy went to Lauren Dropeski. The Grand Champion Market Duck trophy was awarded to Jason Murawski of North Huron FFA; and the Reserve Champion Market Duck trophy went to Jessica Murawski of North Huron 4-H Club. The Grand Champion Market Turkey trophy was awarded to Jason Murawski; and the Reserve Champion Market Turkey trophy went to Jessica Murawski. Senior Poultry Showperson trophy was awarded to Amber Essenmacher of Ubly FFA; Intermediate Poultry Showperson trophy went to Brooklyn Essenmacher of Boxcarjack 4-H Club; Junior Poultry Showperson trophy was awarded to Takara Tageson of Boots and Bling 4-H Club; Beginner Poultry Showperson trophy went to Jacob Koroleski of North Huron 4-H Club; Beginner Cloverbud Poultry Showperson trophy went to Kyle Gucwa of Broken Arrow 4-H Club; and Novice Poultry Showperson trophy went to Sydnee Sutliff of North Huron FFA. The Grand Champion Poultry Showperson trophy was awarded to Takara Essenmacher; and the Reserve Champion Poultry Showperson trophy went to Amber Essenmacher.

MARKET STEERS

The Grand Champion Market Beef trophy was awarded to Laken Polega of 4-Leaf Clovers 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Market Beef trophy went to Addison Hagen of Beef- N-More 4-H Club; Third Place Market Beef plaque in Memory of Katy Rader was awarded to James Parker of Laker 4-H Club; the Grand Champion Market Dairy Beef trophy went to Ryan Trost of Country Kids 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Market Dairy Beef trophy was awarded to Brynn Polega of Sebewaing Jets 4-H Livestock. The Grand Champion Beef Showperson belt buckle in Memory of Dennis Hagen was awarded to Laken Polega; and the Reserve Champion Beef Showperson trophy award went to Grace Shupe of Country Kids 4-H Club.

BEEF BREEDING STOCK

The Grand Champion Overall Individual Animal was awarded to Dalaney Bates of Sebewaing Jets 4-H Livestock Club; and Reserve Champion Overall Individual Animal went to Alivia Elenbaum of Laker 4-H Club. The 1st Place Winner of the Heifer Class Under 1 Year was awarded to Alivia Elenbaum; and the 2nd Place Winner of the Heifer Class Under 1 Year award went to Tyler Gilbert of 4B’s 4-H Club. The 1st Place Winner of the Heifer Class Over 1 Yea was awarded to Dalaney Bates; and the 2nd Place Winner of the Heifer Class Over 1 Year award went to Lauren Dropeski of Animal Kingdom 4-H Club. The Senior Champion Showperson was awarded to Dalaney Bates; and Junior Champion Showperson award went to Amy Zurek of 4B’s 4-H Club. The Grand Champion Heifer Showperson was awarded to Dalaney Bates; and the Reserve Champion Heifer Showperson award went to Nolan Murray of Growing Go-ers 4-H Club.

GOATS

The Grand Champion Dairy Goat of Show trophy was awarded to Annie Bowman of Cows-N-Clovers and Lucky Horseshoe 4-H Clubs; and the Reserve Champion Dairy Goat of Show trophy went to Annie Bowman. The Grand Champion Market Goat trophy was awarded to Wyatt Sutton of Boots and Bling 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Market Goat trophy went to Addy Battel of Cows-N-Clovers and Boots and Bling 4-H Clubs. The Grand Champion Miniature Goat trophy was awarded to Khloe Krohn of4B’s 4-H Club; and the Reserve Champion Miniature Goat trophy went to Tegan Gettel of Lucky Horseshoe 4-H Club.The Grand Champion Goat Showperson trophy and the Grand Champion Goat Showperson belt buckle was awarded to Addy Battel; and the Reserve Champion Goat Showperson trophy went to James Parker of Laker 4-H Club.

DOGS

The Dog Best of Show Overall Grand Champion trophy was awarded to Rachel Balcer of Happy Gals & Guys 4-H Club. Best Dog Grooming 13 Years and Older trophy went to Rachel Balcer. The Best Obedience Dog 13 Years and Older trophy went to Rachel Balcer.

SLA SWEEPSTAKES CONTEST

The representatives from each project were as follows: Goat - Addy Battel of Boots and Bling 4-H and Cows-N-Clovers 4-H Clubs, Poultry - Takara Tageson of Boots and Bling 4-H Club, and Rabbit - Raylee Jeffers of Happy Trails 4-H Club. The Small Livestock Association Sweepstakes Showmanship Contest winner was Addy Battel.

JLA SWEEPSTAKES SHOWMANSHIP CONTEST

The JLA Sweepstakes Contest consists of the top eligible showperson from each of the following projects: dairy, feeder steer, horse, market steer, sheep, and swine. The representatives from each project were as follows: Dairy - Tyler Krug of Laker 4-H Club, Prospect Feeder - Nolan Murray of Growing Go-ers 4-H Club, Horse - Lillian Lentz, Market Steer - Grace Shupe of Country Kids 4-H Club, Sheep - Seth Schumacher of Animal Kingdom 4-H Club and Swine - Dalaney Bates of Sebewaing Jets 4-H Livestock Club. The JLA Sweepstakes Showmanship Contest winner was Dalaney Bates.

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