Clay County 4-H’ers participate in SD State Fair

Clay County 4-H'ers participate in SD State Fair Clay County 4-H members participated in the 1999 South Dakota State Fair the first week of September via static exhibits, Youth-In-Action events and livestock exhibits.

Sixteen county judging teams participated in the respective State Judging Contests. Eight teams and ten individuals placed in the top 10 of their respective contests.

Rachel L. Nelson, Burbank, placed first in the Senior Rabbit Judging Contest. Brittany Weydert, Vermillion, placed first in Junior Horticulture Judging and Colette Joy, Vermillion, placed second in Junior Photography Judging. In Beginner Livestock Judging, Garrett Jepsen, Meckling, placed fifth and Luke Heine, Vermillion, placed ninth. Kaia Nelson, Burbank, placed eighth and Kelsey Peterson, Harrisburg, placed 10th in the Junior Rabbit Judging Contest. Revisions in the Family Consumer Judging Contest found three members receiving to recognition � Kelly Miskimins placed 12th in the Beginner Division. Ellen Kennedy and Laura Aga placed in the Junior Division. Judging teams placing in the top 10 were Beginner Livestock � first place; Junior Rabbit � second place; Junior Photography � second place; Junior Horticulture � seventh place and Junior Visual Arts � 10th place. The Beginner and two of the Junior Family Consumer Judging teams also were recognized in team placement.

Team members for the above contests were: Beginner Livestock � Garrett Jepsen, Luke Heine, Adrianne Logue, Brittany Rederick; Junior Rabbit � Emily Miller, Kelsey Peterson, Kaia Nelson; Junior Photography � Colette Joy, Theresa Ring, Heather Heine, Annie Carlson; Junior Horticulture � Brittany Weydert, Alisha O'Connor, Annie Carlson; Junior Visual Arts � Colette Joy, Theresa Ring, Alisha O'Connor, Laura Aga; Beginner Family Consumer � Sara Bye, Stacey Joy, Kelly Miskimins; Junior Family Consumer (Team 1) � Colette Joy, Sarah Anderson, Theresa Ring; Junior Family Consumer (Team 2) � Annie Carlson, Alisha O'Connor, Laura Aga.

Three Clay County members participated in the State 4-H Special Foods Contest. Laura Aga and Theresa Ring, both of Vermillion, received purple ribbons on their entries. Stacy Miskimins, Vermillion, received a blue ribbon on her entry.

Amanda Aga, Tabitha Hubert and Leslie Larson, all of Vermillion, participated in the Fashion Revue Contest held on Saturday, Sept. 4. Amanda and Tabitha received purple ribbons on their entries. Leslie received a red ribbon on her entry.

Seven members participated in the Demonstration, Illustrated Talk and Public Speaking Youth-in-Action events. Purple ribbons were awarded to Ariel Begley, Ellen Kennedy and Zach Holoch, both of Vermillion, Katie Strom, Beresford and Emily Miller, Wakonda. Alison Jensen, Vermillion, received a blue ribbon and Leslie Larson, Vermillion, received a red ribbon on their presentations.

Four-H judging team participants earning purple ribbons were Kelly Miskimins, Laura Aga, Ellen Kennedy, Leslie Larson, Brittany Weydert, Colette Joy (2), Rachel Lynn Nelson, Kelsey Peterson, Kaia Nelson, Garrett Jepsen and Luke Heine. Blue ribbons were presented to Sara Bye, Amanda Aga, Heather Heine, Alisha O'Connor, Stacy Miskimins, Nancy Heine (2), Theresa Ring (3), Kelly Miskimins (2), Laura Aga, Colette Joy, Annie Carlson, Alison Jensen, Sarah Anderson, Stacey Joy (2), Andy Peterson, Adrianne Logue, Brittany Rederick, Zach Holoch, Dean Miller, Emily Miller and Hannah Nelson. Members receiving red ribbons were Stacey Joy, Katie Miskimins, Emily Miller, Annie Carlson, Kelly Miskimins, Dan Nelson, Nancy Heine, Tabitha Hubert, Casey Carlson (3), Alisha O'Connor (2), Nick Peterson, Mike Lindstrom, Sara Bye, Evan Paterson, Stacy Miskimins, Annie Carlson, Hannah Nelson and Dan Nelson.

Ribbon placing by project areas are as follows:

Beef Production Educational Displays

Purple � Kyle Hubert.

Blue � Brandon Hansen, Brook Hansen.


Purple � Katie Carlson, Whitney Feimer, Hannah Nelson, Leslie Larson.

Blue � Casey Carlson, Lisa Doohen.

Red � Annie Carlson, Leslie Larson.


Purple � Colette Joy, Stacey Joy.


Purple � Amanda Aga, Stacey Joy (4), Colette Joy, Michael Dendinger (2), Megan Johnson, Stacey Bottlofson, Casey Carlson, DeNell Dykstra, Whitney Feimer, Tony Hubert, Patrick Morrison, Annie Carlson, Brett Logue, Alisha O'Connor, Nina Joy, Leslie Larson.

Blue � Brittany Bye, Adrianne Logue, Colette Joy, Kelli Morrison, Katie Carlson, Patty Crowley, Stacy Miskimins.


Blue � Nina Joy

Conservation of Natural Resources

Purple � Kelly Miskimins.


Purple � Patrick Morrison.

Red � Patrick Morrison.


Blue �Carrie Bondhus, Cody Cahoon, DeNell Dykstra, Bobby Dykstra, Brandon Hansen, Brook Hansen, Zach Holoch, Tony Hubert, Kyle Hubert, John Lindstrom, Troy Manning, Patrick Morrison, Michael Dendinger, Sara Bye.

Red � Heather Heine, Conor Jensen, Troy Manning.

Exploring Life Sciences with Child and Family (Child Development)

Purple � Seth Hoffman, Amanda Aga.

Blue � Kelli Morrison.

Expressive Arts

Purple � Michaela Hawley, Patrick Morrison, Kelli Morrison.

First Aid

Blue � Cody Cahoon.

Red � Nina Joy.

Foods & Nutrition

Purple � Korry Speakman, Danielle O'Connor, Sarah Anderson, Theresa Dendinger, Stacy Miskimins, Hannah Nelson, Kayla Nelson, Emily Pier, Annie Carlson, Patty Crowley (2), Kaia Nelon, Melissa O'Connor, Leslie Larson.

Blue � Laura Aga, Brittany Bye, Lisa Doohen, Sarah Lias, Kelly Miskimins, Casey Carlson.

Red � Theresa Dendinger, Colette Joy, Katie Miskimins.

Food Preservation

White � Zach Holoch, Shelli Knutson.

Hobbies & Collections

Purple � Adrianne Logue (2), Kelsey Peterson, Theresa Ring, Donny Stewart, Casey Carlson.

Home Living

Purple � Chris Rederick (2), Korry Speakman (2), Andy Peterson, Theresa Dendinger (2), Sara Bye, Brittany Weydert, Michael Dendinger (2), Theresa Ring, Melissa Jensen, Emily Holoch (4), Anthony Nelson, Amanda Aga, Laura Aga, Krystal Lynch, Jennifer Lindblom, Kelly O'Dea (2), Patty Crowley, Michaela Hawley, Alison Knutson, Kelli Morrison.

Blue � Annie Carlson, Rachel M. Nelson, Alisha O'Connor, Stacy Bottolfson (2), Megan Johnson, (2), DeNell Dykstra, Ellen Kennedy, Kelli Morrison, Rachel L. Nelson, Kathy Plate, Sarah Anderson, Brittany Rederick.

Red � Andrea Lias.


Blue � Shelli Knutson.

Red � Shelli Knutson.

White � Leslie Larson.

Pets/Small Animals Educational Display

Blue � Annie Carlson


Purple � Amanda Aga, Chris Rederick, Laura Aga, Shannon Jepsen, Nina Joy, Tabitha Hubert.

Blue � Zach Holoch, Sarah Anderson (2), Garrett Jepsen, Katie Miskimins, Brittany Bye, Chris Rederick, Tabitha Hubert.

Red � Rachel M. Nelson, Shannon Jepsen.


Purple � Katie Carlson, Patrick Morrison.

Red � Evan Peterson.

Visual Arts

Purple � Laura Doohen, Rachel L. Nelson, Brooke Jensen, Korry Speakman, Kelly O'Dea, Josh Anglin, Troy Manning (2), Rachel L. Nelson (3), Chris Rederick, Brittany Rederick (3), Patty Crowley, Heather Heine, Ellen Kennedy (2), John Lindblom, Michael Dendinger, Emily Holoch, Kelli Morrison, Sarah Sample (2), Sarah Anderson, Laura Aga, Anthony Nelson, Stacy Bottolfson, Kaia Nelson, Donny Stewart, Laura Walton, Whitney Feimer.

Blue � Zach Holoch (2), Ariel Begley (2), Kaia Nelson, Josh Anglin, Laura Walton (2), Kirstin Johnson, Brittany Weydert, Theresa Dendinger, Michael Heine, Heather Heine, Stacey Joy, Colette Joy (2), Emily Renner, Krystal Lynch, Tabitha Hubert, Ellen Kennedy, Amanda Aga, Cody Cahoon, Samantha Haakinson, Tony Hubert, Alisha O'Connor, Danielle O'Connor, DeNell Dykstra, Emily Holoch, Cassie Skjonsberg, Seth Hoffman.

Red � Heather Heine, Nina Joy, Emily Renner, Stacy Bottolfson, Annie Carlson, Katie Carlson, Amber Skjonsberg.

White � Sarah Anderson.

Wood Science

Purple � Amanda Aga, Katie Miskimins, Andy Peterson.

Blue � Korry Speakman, Stacy Miskimins, Kayla Nelson, Leslie Larson.

Purple � Sandra Guether (3), Chris Rederick, Brett Logue (2).

Blue � Evan Peterson (3), Emily Miller, Kayla Geuther, Sandra Geuther, Brittany Rederick (2), Brett Logue (2), Melissa O'Connor, Harrison Hawley, Nick Peterson, Rob Hansen, Tony Hubert, Adrianne Logue, Andy Peterson. Red � Harrison Hawley (2).

Purple � Emily Pier.

Blue � Emily Pier.


Purple � Kayla Geuther, Sandra Geuther.

Blue � Sandra Geuther, Kayla Geuther.


Purple � Emily Miller (4), Nick Peterson (3), Dean Miller (5), Shannon Jepsen, Garrett Jepsen (2), Andy Peterson.

Blue � Andy Peterson (2), Dean Miller, Nick Peterson.


Purple � Alisha O'Connor (2), Kelsey Peterson (3), Kaia Nelson (2), Alex Peterson, Rachel L. Nelson, Andy Peterson.

Blue � Kelsey Peterson, Kayla Geuther, Kaia Nelson, Alex Peterson, Rachel L. Nelson.


Purple � Luke Heine (3), Nancy Heine (2), Garett Jepsen.

Blue � Andy Jensen (2), Garrett Jepsen, Shannon Jepsen (2), Emma Jensen (2).


Purple � JoAnna Strom, Peter Strom, Luke Heine (2), Tony Hubert (2), Tabitha Hubert (2), Shannon Jepsen.

Blue � Kayla Geuther, Peter Strom, Nancy Heine, Kyle Hubert (2), Garrett Jepsen.

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