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Livestock achievement highlighted at 2013 County Fair PDF Print E-mail
Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

FFA and 4-H livestock exhibitors at the Phillips County Fair were all winners in terms of effort and responsibility.

Those earning Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion honors for their livestock projects at the 2013 Fair follow:

Showman honors

In each livestock category, Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion showman honors were awarded in junior, intermediate and senior divisions.

Round Robin showmanship top honors were awarded as follows: senior, Austin Vieselmeyer, 1st; Elise Atkins, 2nd; intermediate, Naydeen Knapp, 1st; Kaitlyn Kent, 2nd; junior, Kylee Workman, 1st; Owen Knode, 2nd.

Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion showmen in individual categories follow:

Austin Vieselmeyer, senior beef, GC; Tyler Camblin, senior beef, RGC; Alex Vieselmeyer, intermediate beef, GC; Taylor Hendrix, intermediate beef, RGC; and Austen Struckmeyer, junior beef, GC.

Morganne Kumm, intermediate dairy goat, GC; and Kassidy Porter, intermediate dairy goat, RGC.

Brandon Struckmeyer, senior market goat, GC; Kaitlyn Kent, intermediate market goat, GC; Naydeen Knapp, intermediate market goat, RGC; Victor Knapp, junior market goat, GC; and Allie Thompson, junior market goat, RGC.

Elise Atkins, senior sheep, GC; Seth Thompson, senior sheep, RGC; Naydeen Knapp, intermediate sheep, GC; Emily Atkins, intermediate sheep, RGC; Kylee Workman, junior sheep, GC; and Owen Knode, junior sheep, RGC.

Tyler Camblin, senior swine, GC; Nicholas Ortner, senior swine, RGC; Rebecca Owens, intermediate swine, GC; Alex Vieselmeyer, intermediate swine, RGC; Owen Knode, junior swine, GC; and Brooklyn Plumb, junior swine, RGC.

Kaitlyn Kent, intermediate horse, GC; Taylor Hendrix, intermediate horse, RGC; and Taylor Trumper, junior horse, GC.

Luke Stewart, senior poultry, GC; Emily Atkins, intermediate poultry, GC; and Kassidy Porter, intermediate poultry, RGC.

Christopher Ballard, senior rabbit, GC; Lauren Bergner, intermediate rabbit, GC; Hailey Durbin, junior rabbit, GC; and Kylee Workman, junior rabbit, RGC.


Alex Vieselmeyer showed the GC market beef this year, while Kaylee Camblin had the RGC. Austin Vieselmeyer had the GC breeding beef and brother Alex Vieselmeyer had the RGC.

Kody Timm won GC beef carcass and Kaylee Camblin had GC beef production. Austen Struckmeyer was GC beef rate of gain and Sidney Struckmeyer was RGC.

Dairy Goats

Morganne Kumm showed the GC dairy goat, and Kassidy Porter had the RGC.

Market Goats

Kaitlyn Kent showed both the GC and the RGC market goats at this year’s fair. Austen Struckmeyer had the GC breeding goat and Brandon Struckmeyer had the RGC.

Austen Struckmeyer won GC in goat carcass, while Kaitlyn Kent was GC in goat production. Naydeen Knapp and Brandon Struckmeyer were both GC in goat rate of gain.


Emily Atkins showed the GC market lamb, and Naydeen Knapp had the RGC.

Maclin Tempel’s project was GC sheep carcass and Naydeen Knapp’s was GC sheep production. Sheep rate of gain GC honors went to Naydeen Knapp, while Landon Bogan and Morganne Kumm tied for RGC.


Kaylee Camblin took GC market swine honors while Alex Vieselmeyer showed the RGC. Alex also won GC swine carcass and GC swine production.


Kaitlyn Kent showed the GC gelding, while Taylor Hendrix had the GC mare. Emily Atkins’ pony mare was RGC, and Hendrix showed the RGC gelding.

GC all-around honors were earned by Hendrix in the intermediate division and Taylor Trumper in junior.


Drew Stewart showed the GC market poultry, while Kassidy Porter had the RGC. Emily Atkins showed the GC breeding poultry and Luke Stewart had the RGC.


Lauren Bergner showed the GC market rabbit, with Kylee Workman named RGC. Hailey Durbin took both GC and RGC breeding rabbit honors. Workman was also GC in the catch-it-rabbit contest.

Holyoke Enterprise August 1, 2013