This year 27 Kendall County 4-H'ers exhibited 4-H projects at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield August 14. Exhibitors received an Award of Excellence for showing at the State Fair and a superior rating was given if the project exceeded the requirements.
Members with Superior Ratings:
Delaney Brummel, Sheridan -Fashion Revue
Catherine DeNeve, Oswego- Vegetable Plate
Alexis Henz, Oswego -Fiber
Haley Morris, Plano-4-H Cooking 401
Alexandra Nelson, Yorkville- Photography 3
Cydney Olah, Oswego -Design Decisions-Beginning
Charlotte St John, Montgomery -Animal Science
Cody White, Sandwich- Woodworking II
Rebecca Winters, Algonquin Chalk/Carbon/Pigment
Members with Award of Excellence Ratings:
Patrick Black, Yorkville - Outdoor Adventures I-III
Becca Brigel, Oswego - Floriculture A
Lauren Brummel, Sheridan- Fashion Revue
Emily Buettner, Yorkville -Intercultural-Club
Jenna Butler, Montgomery -Model Rocketry
Kassidy Collins, Plano- Intercultural-Indiv
Gwen Gates, Sycamore- Floriculture A
Katie Gessler, Yorkville -Animal Science
Ethan Heidrich, Oswego -Intercultural-Club
Emma Hill, Minooka- Fashion Revue
Matthew Jorgensen, Newark- Entomology III
Katelyn Long, Montgomery -Photography 1
Meagan Makuta, Yorkville- Paper
Sarah Roberts, Plano – Computer Generated Art
Leanne Schilling, Oswego - Outdoor Adventures I-III
Rhiannon Speckman, Yorkville Intercultural-Club
Alyssa Theodor, Oswego Chalk/Carbon/Pigment
Leah Theodor, Oswego -4-H Cooking 201
Hannah Winters, Algonquin -Chalk/Carbon/Pigment
Many Kendall County 4-H Youth Horse project members participated in the State Horse Show and were listed in the Kendall County Record.
In the Jr. Beef Show Hannah Winters; Algonquin, Lisbon Town and Country 4-H Club placed first for her Angus Steer; second for her Simmental Steer and AOB Heifer. Winters also placed first for her Angus Steer in the Land of Lincoln category. Gene Hamman, Newark of Millbrook Mighty Ones 4-H Club took third for his Angus Steer and Second in Land of Lincoln category.
Emily Johnson, Sandwich of Barnstormers 4-H Club won more ribbons than all the other Kendall County
4-H members competing in the state Fair in Springfield. In the Jr. Sheep Contest she won Southdown Champion Ewe and Champion Ram Lamb in the Jr. Sheep Show. For Southdown Ewe Lamb, first; Ram Lamb, first; Reserve Champion Ewe, Yearling Ewe First and Second, In the On-Foot Wethers Category, Johnson won Champion Southdown Wether, Southdown Wether, First and Second; Crossbred Wether Third, and she received the award for Reserve Champion Southdown Wether.
In the Land of Lincoln Jr. Sheep Show, Johnson won Southdown Champion Ewe and Champion Ram Lamb; Ewe Lamb, First; Ram Lamb, First and Third; Reserve Champion Ewe; Yearling Ewe, First and Second. For the On-Foot Wethers Johnson won Champion Southdown Wether and Reserve Champion Southdown Wether; Southdown Wether first and second.
Tyler Perkins, Millbrook of Kendall County Country Kids 4-H Club placed second for his Duroc in the Jr. Crossbred Barrow Show and second in the land of Lincoln Jr. Duroc Barrow Show. He placed third in the Land of Lincoln Jr. Duroc gilt category.