Local 4-Hers fare well at State Fair

The 2011 South Dakota State Fair was held Sept. 1-5 in Huron.  Two hundred ninety entries were exhibited by Clay County 4-H members through static and livestock exhibits and Youth-In-Action contests.

Sixteen county judging teams participated in the State Judging Contests.  Seven teams and ten individuals placed in the Top Ten of their respective contests. Amanda Havermann placed eighth and Nicole Hauck placed ninth in Beginner Horticulture, Taylor Lyso placed eighth in Junior Horticulture, Brittany Hanson placed first and Ellen Hanson placed second in Senior Photography, Emily Rolfes placed sixth in Beginner Visual Arts, Pearl Gaidelis placed first in Senior Visual Arts, Phillip Hauck placed ninth in Beginner FCS, Brittany Hanson placed fourth in Senior FCS and Pearl Gaidelis placed fourth in Senior Rabbit.

Judging teams placing in the Top Ten were:

 Beginner Horticulture with team members  Amanda Havermann, Nicole Hauck, Phillip Hauck and Signe West.

Junior Horticulture with team members Brianna Huot, Kevin Huot, Tyler Hauck and Taylor Lyso.

Senior Photography with team members Pearl Gaidelis, Brittany Hanson, Ellen Hanson and Marley Hanson.

Beginner Visual Arts with team members Nicole Hauck, Emily Rolfes, Phillip Hauck and Amanda Havermann.

Senior Visual Arts with team members Brittany Hanson, Pearl Gaidelis, Marley Hanson and Ellen Hanson.

Senior FCS with team members Pearl Gaidelis, Brittany Hanson, Ellen Hanson and Marley Hanson.

Senior Livestock with team members Chelsey Cahoon, Andrew Heine and Seth Heine.

4-H members participating in the State Fashion Revue Contest and their ribbon placings were Ellen Hanson, purple; Marley Hanson, purple; Erika Fallan, blue and Taylor Lyso, purple and blue.

Participating in the State Special Foods Contest were Nicole Hauck, Phillip Hauck, Tyler Hauck, Amanda Havermann and Erika Fallan.  All of our members received purple ribbon placings.

Public Presentation contestants were Tyler Hauck, Pearl Gaidelis, Amanda Havermann, Taylor Geu and Ellen Hanson.  All members received a purple ribbon.

4-H members and the ribbon placings they earned in various project areas are as follows:

Kirstyn Bohn

Jolly JJ�s 4-H Club

Photography � purple (2)

Visual Arts � Purple (2)

Blaine Bottolfson

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Plant Science � purple, blue

Welding Science – blue

Dean Christensen

Clay County Cubs 4-H Club

Market Beef – blue

Kaysee Christensen

Clay County Cubs 4-H Club

Clothing � purple (2)

Leisure Education � purple

Photography � blue (2), red

Plant Science � purple

Self-Determined – Red

Taylor Christensen

Clay County Cubs 4-H Club

Home Environment � purple

Leisure Education � purple

Visual Arts – purple

Tyler Christensen

Clay County Cubs 4-H Club

Clothing � purple

Home Environment � purple

Hobbies & Collections � purple, red

Visual Arts – purple

Emma Dahlhoff

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Horticulture � red (2)

Ross Dahlhoff

Clay County Flyers 4-H Club

Wood Science – blue

Morgan Erickson

Young Producers 4-H Club

Clothing � purple (2)

Photography � red (2)

Visual Arts � purple (2)

Erika Fallan

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Character Education � blue

Health � purple

Home Environment � blue

Leisure Education � blue

Market Beef � purple

Music & Dance – blue

Kelsy Fallan

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Clothing � purple, blue

Market Beef – purple

Hailey Friedel

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Foods & Nutrition � blue (2)

Photography � purple (3), blue (2), white

Visual Arts � purple (2)

Pearl Gaidelis

Young Producers 4-H Club

Photography � purple, blue (2)

Rabbit � purple (3), blue, red

Wood Science – purple

Taylor Geu

Member at Large

Cat Showmanship � purple

Cat  – purple (2)

Photography � purple, blue, red

Writing & Public Speaking – purple

McKenna Gylfe

Clay County Cubs 4-H Club

Home Environment � purple

Taylor Gylfe

Clay County Cubs 4-H Club

Photography � purple, blue

Brittany Hanson

Jolly JJ�s 4-H Club

Home Environment � purple (4)

Horticulture – purple

Photography � blue

Self � Determined � red

Visual Arts � purple (3)

Ellen Hanson

Jolly JJ�s 4-H Club

Home Environment � purple (2), blue (2)

Photography � purple (2), blue

Self- Determined � purple

Visual Arts � purple, blue

Marley Hanson

Jolly JJ�s 4-H Club

Home Environment � purple (2), blue (2)

Music & Dance – blue

Photography � purple (2)

Self-Determined � red

Visual Arts � purple, blue

Nicole Hauck

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Computer � purple

Clothing – purple

Cultural Education � blue

Foods & Nutrition � purple

Home Environment � purple(2), blue (2)

Photography � blue

Visual Arts � blue

Phillip Hauck

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Clothing � purple (2)

Foods & Nutrition � purple

Home Environment � purple (2), blue

Plant Science � purple

Photography � purple

Visual Arts � purple (2)

Tyler Hauck

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Clothing � purple (2)

Computers � red

Foods & Nutrition � purple

Home Environment � purple, blue

Music  – white

Photography � blue (2)

Visual Arts � purple

Jennifer Hauger

Dog 4-H Club

Foods & Nutrition – blue

Amanda Havermann

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Bicycle � purple

Child Development � blue

Graphic Design � blue

Home Environment � purple, blue

Photography � purple, blue, red (2)

Wood Science � purple

Allison Heine

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Entomology � white

Market Sheep � purple (3)

Market Swine � red

Plant Science � blue

Visual Arts – purple

Andrew Heine

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Market Sheep � purple (3)

Market Swine � blue

Plant Science � purple

Regan Heine

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Market Sheep � purple (3)

Market Swine � blue

Plant Science � purple

Seth Heine

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Market Sheep � purple (2), blue

Katrina Heles

Jolly JJ�s 4-H Club

Clothing � blue

Home Environment � purple (3), blue

Visual Arts � purple (4), blue

Morgan Hower

Dog 4-H Club

Dog Open Showmanship – purple

Shelby Jensen

Young Producers 4-H Club

Computer � blue

Home Environment  -  blue

Photography � purple, blue, red

Raven Jensen

Young Producers 4-H Club

Rabbit � purple (2)

Market Sheep � purple, blue (2)

Taylor Kayl

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Home Environment – purple

Horticulture � purple

Photography � blue (2)

Visual Arts � purple (2)

Shayla Kiertzner

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Child Development – blue

Jessie Lovett

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Dog Basic B Obedience � red

Dog Open Showmanship � blue

Photography � purple, blue (3)

Taylor Lyso

Young Producers 4-H Club

Market Swine � blue (2)

Haleigh Melstad

Young Producers 4-H Club

Clothing � purple, blue

Visual Arts � purple, blue

Audry Miiller

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Visual Arts- red

Elly Miiller

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Visual Arts � blue (3)

Photography � red

Kara Mulheron

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Poultry � purple (2), blue

Kelly Mulheron

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Poultry � purple, blue (2)

Makayla Nelson

Clay County Cubs 4-H Club

Clothing � purple

Horse � blue

Photography � purple, blue (2)

Emma Noteboom

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Visual Arts- purple, blue

Katlynn Noteboom

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Photography � purple, blue, red

Shelby Noteboom

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Photography � purple, red

Madison O�Connor

Meckling Livestock 4-H Club

Market Beef- blue

Clothing � purple (2)

Foods & Nutrition � blue (2)

Food Preservation � red

Horticulture- purple (2)

Photography � purple, red

Chad Peterson

Young Producers 4-H Club

Market Swine � blue (2)

Kennedy Pratt

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Graphic Design � purple

Hobbies & Collections � purple

Visual Arts � purple

Wood Science – blue

Emily Rolfes

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Photography – purple

Visual Arts � purple (3), blue

Wood Science – purple

Roger Rolfes

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Visual Arts- purple, blue

Wood Science – purple

Owen Swallow

Dog 4-H Club

Dog � Open Showmanship – purple

Photography � purple (2), blue (2)

Breanna Swee

Clay County Cubs 4-H Club

Foods & Nutrition � purple

Home Environment � blue (2)

Sabrina Swee

Clay County Cubs 4-H Club

Foods & Nutrition � blue (2)

Home Environment � purple, blue

Visual Arts – purple

Sarah Tow

Dog 4-H Club

Dog  – Basic B Obedience  – blue

Dog – Rally Novice B � purple

Abby Weiss

Jolly JJ�s 4-H Club

Foods & Nutrition  – blue

Home Environment – purple (3)

Visual Arts � purple, red

Signe West

Burbank Feeders 4-H Club

Clothing – purple (2)

First Aid � red

Home Environment � blue

Safety � purple

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