Area 4-H’ers earn ribbons at South Dakota State Fair

Area 4-H'ers earn ribbons at South Dakota State Fair
The 2006 South Dakota State Fair was held Aug. 31 through Sept. 4 in Huron. Two hundred entries were exhibited by Clay County 4-H members through static exhibits, Youth-In-Action contests and livestock exhibits.

Sixteen county judging teams participated in the respective State Judging Contest. Three teams and four individuals placed in the Top Ten of their respective contests. Ashley Sorensen placed second in Beginner Visual Arts, Patrick Morrison placed third in Senior Horticulture, Seth Heine placed seventh in Junior Livestock and Andy Jensen placed ninth in Senior Horticulture.

Judging teams placing in the Top Ten were Senior Family & Consumer Sciences placing sixth and Senior Photography placing ninth. Team members on the Senior Family & Consumer Sciences were Emily Holoch, Andy Jensen, Patrick Morrison and Ashley Ouellette. Senior Photography team members were Emily Holoch, Patrick Morrison and Andy Jensen.


Ashley Ouellette participated in the State Fashion Revue contest and received a purple ribbon on her white satin formal.

Erika Fallan received a purple ribbon at the County Special Foods Contest and went on to State Fair where she received another purple on her Strawberry-Banana Soy Smoothie.

Participating in the Public Presentation contests were Andrew Jensen, Taylor Geu, Patrick Morrison and Emily Holoch. Andrew received a blue on his Illustrated Talk about National 4-H Conference. Taylor presented an Illustrated Talk, "Snap!" and received a purple for his efforts. Patrick also gave an Illustrated Talk and received a blue on his presentation, "Global Warming: How YOU Can Make a Difference." Emily's purple ribbon Public Speaking presentation was titled "Cloverbuds Became My Clover Buddies."

Judging team contestants were awarded the following ribbon placings: Kelsy Fallan – blue, red (2), white; Taylor Geu – red (2); Ellen Hanson – blue, red, white; Jana Bye – red (4); Marley Hanson – blue (2), red; Ashley Sorensen – purple, blue, red (2); Erika Fallan – blue, red (2), white; Patrick Morrison – purple, blue, red (3); Andy Jensen – purple, blue, red (3); Emily Holoch – blue (2), red; Seth Heine – purple; Chelsey Cahoon – blue; Dean Christensen – red; Taylor Christensen – blue; Breanna Swee – red; Ashley Ouellette – red; Harry Hawley – blue; Luke Heine – red; and Gerrit Heine – red.

Ribbon placings by project area are as follows:

CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Purple – Brittany Hanson, Ellen Hanson

Blue – Marley Hanson

CLOTHING

Purple – Blaine Bottolfson (2), Megan Bottolfson, Stacy Bottolfson, Regan Bye (2), Erika Fallan (2), Kelsy Fallan, Abby Ouellette (3), Kelsy Fallan

Blue – Dean Christensen, Sarah Droegemeier

CULTURAL EDUCATION

Purple – Brittany Hanson

EDUCATIONAL

DISPLAY/POSTER

Purple – Taylor Geu, Ellen Hanson, Ashley Sorensen

FIRST AID

Purple – Brittany Rederick

Blue – Taylor Christensen

FOODS & NUTRITION

Purple – Emily Holoch, Kyleigh Melstad, Ashley Sorensen

Red – Marley Hanson

FOOD PRESERVATION

Purple – Regan Bye (2), Taylor Lyso, Chad Peterson

Blue – Jana Bye (3)

Red – Taylor Christensen

White – Regan Bye

GRAPHIC DESIGN

Purple – Hannah Doohen (2)

HOBBIES & COLLECTIONS

Purple – Blaine Bottolfson, Reggan Huot, Audry Miiller

Blue – Elly Miiller

HOME LIVING

Purple – Stacy Bottolfson, Jana Bye, Dean Christensen, Taylor Christensen (2), Erika Fallan (2), Kelsy Fallan (2), Taylor Gylfe (3), Brittany Hanson, Ellen Hanson (4), Marley Hanson, (3), Emily Holoch (2), Abby Ouellette, Ashley Sorensen (5).

Blue – Sarah Droegemeier, Taylor Geu, Ashley Sorensen

HORTICULTURE

Purple – Regan Bye, Taylor Lyso, Chad Peterson

Blue – Taylor Lyso (2)

MUSIC

Blue – Ellen Hanson

PHOTOGRAPHY

Purple – Regan Bye, Emily Holoch (4), Andy Jensen (2)

Blue – Andy Jensen

VISUAL ARTS

Purple �Blaine Bottolfson, Stacy Bottolfson, Dean Christensen, Erika Fallan, Kelsy Fallan, Brittany Hanson (2), Ellen Hanson (2), Marley Hanson (3), Emily Holoch, Carrie Kickland, Kyleigh Melstad, Abby Ouellette, Andy Peterson (2), Brittany Rederick, Ashley Sorensen

Blue – Jana Bye, Sara Bye, Taylor Christensen, Eric Droegemeier, Sarah Droegemeier, Erika Fallan (2), Alicia Geuther, Cody Geuther, Ellen Hanson, Marley Hanson, Jackie Hulse, Abby Ouellette, Ashley Sorensen

Red – Blaine Bottolfson, Megan Bottolfson, Pearl Gaidelis

WOOD SCIENCE

Purple – Emily Holoch, Andy Peterson

BREEDING BEEF

Blue – Dean Christensen

BREEDING BEEF

SHOWMANSHIP

Purple – Dean Christensen

MARKET BEEF

Purple – Taylor Christensen

Blue – Andy Jensen, Samantha Smith

MARKET BEEF SHOWMANSHIP

Purple – Taylor Christensen, Andy Jensen

CAT

Purple – Taylor Geu (3)

DAIRY GOATS

Purple – Alicia Geuther (2), Cody Geuther 2)

DAIRY GOATS SHOWMANSHIP

Rosette – Cody Geuther

DOG

Purple – Autumn Conrad (2), Brittany Rederick (2)

Blue – Pearl Gaidelis (2), Samantha Smith (2)

POULTRY

Purple – Patrick Morrison (4)

Blue – Patrick Morrison

POULTRY SHOWMANSHIP

Grand Champion – Patrick Morrison

RABBIT

Blue – Pearl Gaidelis

SHEEP

Purple – Regan Bye, Dean Christensen, Tanner Clark, Gerrit Heine, Luke Heine (4), Seth Heine

Blue – Jana Bye, Regan Bye, Dean Christensen, Taylor Christensen (2), Krystal Clark (4), Taylor Clark, Allison Heine (2), Andrew Heine (2), Gerrit Heine (3), Seth Heine, Andy Jensen (2), Rozzie LaMie, Samantha Smith (2)

MARKET SHEEP

SHOWMANSHIP

Purple – Gerrit Heine, Seth Heine, Luke Heine, Krystal Clark

MARKET SHEEP SPECIAL

PLACINGS

Class 9 Ewe First Place – Luke Heine

Class 15 Ewe Second Place – Gerrit Heine

Class 14 Ewe Second Place – Luke Heine

Class 15 Wether Second Place – Luke Heine

Class 16 Wether Second Place – Luke Heine

MARKET SWINE

Purple – Patrick Morrison, Sara Nothdurft, Stacy Nothdurft (2)

Blue – Andy Jensen (2), Taylor Lyso, Patrick Morrison (2), Sara Nothdurft (2). Stacy Nothdurft

MARKET SWINE

SHOWMANSHIP

Purple – Taylor Lyso, Sara Nothdurft

MARKET SWINE SPECIAL

PLACING

Division 8 Reserve Champion – Patrick Morrison.

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