Archive for Thursday, August 21, 2008

Local 4-H clubs produce champions at county fair

August 21, 2008

Two De Soto area 4-H club members exhibited work and projects at the Johnson County Fair the first week in August. Many members were rewarded for a year of hard with exhibited exceptional work and were rewarded with ribbons, with some named champion.

The clubs 2008 champion results are:

Pioneer 4-H Club


Lot I reserve champion, junior, Kirsten Stous

Junior reserve grand champion, Kirsten Stous


Reserve grand champion overall-Insects, Bryce Zimmerman

Beginning phase reserve champion, Garrett Stous

Beginning phase II champion, Bryce Zimmerman

Educational beginning phase champion, Bryce Zimmerman

Fashion review

Champion level II-female - purchased, Julia Shields

Level II reserve champion - constructed, Julia Shields


Grand champion - overall, Chase Zimmerman

Reserve grand champion - overall, Kara Seiler

Champion - junior forestry, Chase Zimmerman

Reserve champion - junior forestry, Kara Seiler


Lot 8 champion, Rebekah Burgweger

Reserve champion lot 6, Kenzie McClintic

Public presentations

Grand champion junior demonstration, Julia Shields

Bucket Calf

Reserve champion bucket calf 7-9 year olds, A.J. Hanson


First-place market lamb lot 9, Madison Wolfe

Champion natural colored ewe lamb, Julia Shields

Champion natural colored ewe, Clarissa Shields

Reserve grand champion natural colored ewe, Julia Shields

Best decorated and kept stall (club)

Pioneer 4-H

Legacy 4-H Club


Grand champion and most creativity, Lyndsey Fowks, knitting.

Champion, Lyndsey Fowks, lot 1ceramic.


Reserve grand champion, Kassidy Forshey, intermediate girls purchased garments.


Champion, Lyndsey Fowks,

Pre-basic champion and overall grand champion, Ellie Fowks.


Grand champion and most creativity, Lyndsey Fowks, knitting.

Champion, Lyndsey Fowks, lot 1ceramic.


Chambion, Kennedy Forshey


Grand champion and reserve grand champion, Kassidy Forshey


Reserve grand champion, Hailey Bolton.


Best of breed and best opposite sex of breed, Heidi Katt.


Champion egg and spoon, Heidi Katt


Champion, Natalie McCracken, candy.

Reserve grand champion and champion, Brynn McCracken, "Fun with food."

With the fair over, a new 4-H year is beginning.

Pioneer and Legacy 4-H clubs invite new members to join, and select areas of interest to learn and grow in.

Pioneer meets the fourth Monday of each month, at 6:30 pm at the De Soto

For information about Pioneer 4-H, call Denise King at 583-1009.

For information on the Legacy 4-H Club call the Johnson County Extension office at (913) 764-6300.


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