|Phillips Co. 4-H projects successful at State Fair|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
One grand champion, four reserve grand champions, five unit champions and two reserve unit champions led the awards earned by Phillips County 4-H members for their projects entered at the 2012 Colorado State Fair.
Results from State Fair judging were announced last week.
Anna Jelden took grand champion honors in intermediate clothing construction.
Reserve grand champion awards were earned by Keegan Shaw, junior ceramics; Lauren Bergner, junior specialty foods; Austin Vieselmeyer, intermediate shooting sports; and Molly Brandt, senior global citizenship.
Other unit champion awards went to Lauren Herman, junior glazes, ceramics; Janna Smith, senior glazes, ceramics; Landon Bogan, unit one, junior leathercraft; Kenton Bogan, unit four, junior leathercraft; and Elise Atkins, unit four, senior breads.
Reserve unit champion award winners were Tristen Ferguson, unit one, junior veterinary science; and Nicholas Ortner, unit three, senior model rocketry.
Emily Atkins earned two third-place awards in unit two, intermediate quilting and unit 23, intermediate specialty foods.
Fourth-place honors went to Sidney Struckmeyer, unit eight, senior leathercraft; Janna Smith, unit four, senior quilting; and Ciera Schelling, unit one, junior outdoor adventures.
Fifth-place efforts were achieved by Keegan Shaw, junior visual arts; Lane Guthrie, unit two, junior woodworking; Emily Jelden, unit one, junior foods; and Ashley Rahe, junior crochet.
Janna Smith also took seventh in unit three, senior veterinary science. Eighth-place awards went to Alexandria McCallum, unit four, senior leathercraft; and Austin Herman, unit four, intermediate woodworking.
Ninth-place awards were earned by Marissa Schelling, unit four, intermediate clothing construction; and Josie Herman, unit two, junior foods.
Other qualifers who competed in this year’s state fair were Taylor Trumper, unit one, junior horseless horse; and Ciera Schelling, junior archery in shooting sports.
Holyoke Enterprise August 30, 2012