Clay County 4-Hers receive ribbons

Clay County 4-Hers receive ribbons  The 2008 South Dakota State Fair was held August 28 through September 1 in Huron, SD.  Two hundred sixty entries were exhibited by Clay County 4-H members through static exhibits, Youth-In-Action contests and livestock exhibits. Fifteen county judging teams participated in their respective State Judging Contests. Eight teams and six individuals placed in the Top Ten of their respective contests. Erika Fallan placed ninth in the state in the Beginner FCS contest; Pearl Gaidelis placed first and Emily Holoch placed fourth in the state in Senior FCS judging contest; Ashley Sorensen placed first in the state in Junior Visual Arts while Dean Christensen placed eighth in Junior Livestock and Tyler Christensen placed tenth in Beginner Livestock judging. Judging teams placing in the Top Ten were Beginner FCS, Junior FCS, Senior FCS, Beginner Visual Arts, Junior Visual Arts, Senior Visual Arts, Beginner Horticulture and Junior Livestock.  Team members on the Beginner FCS team were Erika Fallan, Kevin Huot, Taylor Lyso and Brianna Huot.  Junior FCS team members were Brittany Hanson, Marley Hanson, Ashley Sorensen and Ellen Hanson. The Senior FCS judging team members were Emily Holoch, Pearl Gaidelis and Kelsy Fallan.  The Junior Visual Arts team participants were Ashley Sorensen, Marley Hanson, Brittany Hanson and Ellen Hanson.  Brianna Huot, Erika Fallan, Kevin Huot and Taylor Lyso were the team members on the Beginner Horticulture judging team. The Junior Livestock judging team members were Dean Christensen, Taylor Christensen and Samantha Smith. Ashley Ouellette and Kelsy Fallan participated in the State Fashion Revue contest.  Ashley received a purple ribbon and Kelsy was awarded a blue ribbon placing. Participating in the Public Presentation contests were Pearl Gaidelis, Taylor Geu, Samantha Smith, Ashley Sorensen, Taylor Lyso and Ellen Hanson.  Pearl received a purple on her Demonstration. Giving Illustrated Talks were Taylor Geu, Pearl Gaidelis, Samantha Smith, Taylor Lyso and Ashley Sorensen. They all received purple ribbon placings.  Ellen Hanson received a purple ribbon placing on her Public Speaking presentation. 4-H members and the project areas that they entered exhibits in at State Fair along with their ribbon placings are as follows: Virginia Bergman – Member at Large Cat Showmanship – purple Cat Exhibit – purple Blaine Bottolfson, Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Computers & Technology – purple  Educational Poster – blue Visual Arts – purple Megan Bottolfson, Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Visual Arts – purple Stacy Bottolfson, Meckling Livestock 4-H Club   Clothing & Textiles – purple   Home Environment – purple Visual Arts – purple, blue Dean Christensen, Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Child Development – blue Electricity – white Home Environment – purple (4) Taylor Christensen, Clay County Cubs 4-H Club  Beef – purple Foods & Nutrition – blue Home Environment – purple (3), blue Photography – blue Visual Arts – blue Tyler Christensen, Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Beef – red Electricity – white First Aid – purple Foods & Nutrition – blue Hobbies & Collections – blue Home Environment – purple (2), blue  Hannah Doohen, Jolly JJ's 4-H Club  Photography – purple (2) Erika Fallan, Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Computers & Technology – purple Educational Poster – purple (2) Horticulture – purple Swine – blue Visual Arts –purple (2), blue Welding Science – purple Writing & Public Speaking – purple Kelsy Fallan, Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Educational Poster – purple (2), blue (3) Swine – purple Writing & Public Speaking – purple Pearl Gaidelis, Young Producers 4-H Club First Aid – purple Hobbies & Collections – blue Home Environment – purple Horticulture – blue, red Photography – red Rabbit – blue, red Taylor Geu, Lucky Trailblazers 4-H Club Cat Showmanship – purple Cat Exhibit – purple (2) Photography – purple (2), blue, red Luke Hansen – Clay County Cubs Beef- blue (2) Brittany Hanson, Jolly JJ's 4-H Club Home Environment – purple Self-Determined – purple Visual Arts – purple Ellen Hanson – Jolly JJ's 4-H Club Child Development – blue Health – purple, blue Home Environment – purple (3) Visual Arts – purple (2), blue Marley Hanson – Jolly JJ's 4-H Club Child Development – purple, blue Home Environment – purple (3) Self-Determined – purple Visual Arts – purple (3) Harrison Hawley – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Beef – red Allison Heine – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Photography – purple Sheep – purple (2) Visual Arts – blue Andrew Heine – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Sheep – purple Gerrit Heine – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Sheep – blue (2) Seth Heine – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Sheep – purple (2), blue Emily Holoch – Member at Large Computers & Technology – purple Drama & Theatre Arts – purple Visual arts – purple (3), blue Photography – blue (2), red, purple Jackie Hulse – Jolly JJ's 4-H Club Home Environment – blue, purple (2) Visual Arts – purple Brianna Huot – Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Clothing – purple Electricity – purple Foods & Nutrition – blue Home Environment – purple Horticulture – blue, red Kevin Huot – Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Clothing – purple Electricity – purple Horticulture – blue (2), red Reggan Huot – Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Aerospace & Rocketry- blue Shelby Jensen – Young Producers 4-H Club Clothing – blue Foods & Nutrition – red, red Home Environment – purple Self – Determined – purple Visual Arts- purple Taylor Kayl – Jolly JJ's 4-H Club Clothing – purple (2) Foods & Nutrition – purple, blue Home Environment – purple (3) Visual Arts – blue Carrie Kickland – Jolly JJ's 4-H Club Home Environment – purple (2), blue Cody Killian – Jolly JJ's 4-H Club Home Environment – purple Visual Arts – blue Alexis Logue – Young Producers 4-H Club Child Development – blue Health – blue Home Environment – purple Taylor Lyso, Young Producers 4-H Club Poultry – purple (2) Swine – blue, purple Kyleigh Melstad – Young Producers 4-H Club Clothing – purple Visual Arts – purple Audry Miiller – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Aerospace & Rocketry – blue Poultry – purple Shooting Sports – blue Elly Miiller – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Photography – red, purple Poultry – purple Patrick Morrison – Young Producers 4-H Club Swine – purple Ally Muller – Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Child Development – blue Clothing – purple (2) Home Environment – purple (2) Safety – purple (2) Visual Arts – purple Caleb Nelson – Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Clothing – purple Drama & Theatre Arts – purple Hobbies & Collections – blue, purple Home Environment – purple Photography – blue, purple Visual Arts – purple Brandon O'Connell – Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Health – purple Safety – blue Visual Arts – purple Nick O'Connell – Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Health – blue Safety – purple Visual Arts – purple Madison O'Connor – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Clothing – purple Horticulture – blue Abby Ouellette – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Clothing – purple Computers – blue Photography – red Ashley Ouellette – Meckling Livestock 4-H Club Safety – blue Andy Peterson – Young Producers 4-H Club Plant Science – blue Visual Arts – purple (3)  Wood Science – purple (2) Chad Peterson – Young Producers 4-H Club Beef – red Poultry – purple (3) Swine – blue, purple Andrea Sokolowski – Young Producers 4-H Club Swine – blue, purple Daniel Sokolowski – Young Producers 4-H Club Swine – blue, purple Lauren Sokolowski – Young Producers 4-H Club Swine – blue (2) Ashley Sorensen – Jolly JJ's 4-H Club Child Development – blue (3), purple (3), Hobbies & Collections – purple Home Environment – purple Leadership – blue Breanna Swee – Clay County Cubs 4-H Club Foods & Nutrition – blue, red Health – blue

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