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Washington County 4-H’ers Awarded at Southeast Iowa Showdown

Posted: Saturday, August 9th, 2014 at 6:22 am
Author: Sally Y. Hart - KCII News

Washington County 4-H’ers competed in the Southeast Iowa Showdown livestock show recently and came away with top honors. The annual competition is held at the Lee County Fairgrounds and is a competition among county fair Grand Champions from Washington, Louisa, Lee, Henry, Des Moines, Jefferson, Johnson and Muscatine County Fairs. Eight Washington County 4-H’ers took part and three were awarded Grand Champion honors including Courtney Shalla, Riley Sieren and Haley Sweeting.

Washington County awards:
Grand champion steer : Courtney Shalla
Grand champion heifer : Riley Sieren
Grand champion breeding doe: Haley Sweeting
Reserve champion breeding gilt: Macy Marek
Reserve champion market lamb: Madison Sheetz
Cattle showmanship: Courtney Shalla
Hog showmanship: Macy Marek