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More Awards Earned at the State Fair

Posted: Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 at 6:21 am
Author: KCII News - Bill Gatchel
 

More results are being received from the State Fair and Washington County fared well in the competition.  

Jonah Van Roekel of the Kalona Klassics, son of Marty and Marianne Van Roekel of Wellman showed the Champion Other Meat Breeds Ewe in the 4-H Sheep Show.  It was an Oxford Ewe.  Photo courtesy:  Washington County Extension.Jonah Van Roekel of the Kalona Klassics, son of Marty and Marianne Van Roekel of Wellman showed the Champion Other Meat Breeds Ewe in the 4-H Sheep Show. It was an Oxford Ewe. Photo courtesy: Washington County Extension.
Riley Sieren of the Limecreek Livewires, son of Brian and Michele Sieren of Washington, showed the Champion Angus Heifer at the Iowa State Fair in the 4-H show.  Photo courtesy:  Washington County Extension.Riley Sieren of the Limecreek Livewires, son of Brian and Michele Sieren of Washington, showed the Champion Angus Heifer at the Iowa State Fair in the 4-H show. Photo courtesy: Washington County Extension.

In the livestock division, local youth were able to earn 11 champions or reserve champion honors.

Keiffer Sexton of the Highlanders 4-H Club, son of Lyle and Stephanie Sexton of Ainsworth, earned the Champion Beef Showman for 7th-8th grade at the Iowa State Fair last week. Photo courtesy:  Washington County Extension.Keiffer Sexton of the Highlanders 4-H Club, son of Lyle and Stephanie Sexton of Ainsworth, earned the Champion Beef Showman for 7th-8th grade at the Iowa State Fair last week. Photo courtesy: Washington County Extension.

Out of the 29 taking part in showmanship classes, 15 of them earned purple ribbons – the highest ribbon placing in the class if not chosen as the champion or reserve.

Morgan Brinning of Keota.  Photo Courtesy:  Washington County Extension.Morgan Brinning of Keota. Photo Courtesy: Washington County Extension.

One of the top prizes went to Morgan Brinning of Keota for having the Grand Champion Market Swine.  A total of 193 entries by 51 youth were judged over the course of the Fair.

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