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Area 4-Hers recognized at Crow Wing County Fair

Crow Wing County 4-Hers participated in conference judging Monday, July 29, at the Crow Wing County Fairgrounds in Brainerd. The following members from the Lake Country Echo area were recognized for Grand Champion (GC) and Reserve Champion (RC) exhibits in project areas and club exhibits.

Mechanical Sciences: Robotics GC, Will Middleton.

Natural Science: Exploring the Environment GC, Aiden Birch; Entomology GC, Abby Schreier; Fishing Sports RC, Carsyn Crasses.

Personal Development projects: Safety RC, Morgan Mudgett; Youth Leadership GC, Morena Hammer; Self-Determined RC, Anna Schwalbe.

Plant Sciences: Indoor Gardening GC, Esther Kreutzfeldt, and RC, Schwalbe; Lawn & Landscape GC, Kreutzfeldt.

Consumer & Family Science: Child & Family Development GC, Mudgett; Clothing & Textiles Clothes You Buy GC, Rylie Young, and RC, Isabel Glover; Non-Garment GC, Kreutzfeldt; Needle Arts RC, Kreutzfeldt; Quilts GC, Kreutzfeldt; Food Preservation GC and RC, Lindsey Lagaard.

Animal Sciences: Cat RC, Middleton; Dog GC, Hammer; Pet RC, Sheridan Wilson.

Photography: Elements of Photography RC, Lindsey Lagaard, Matthew Lagaard, Hunter Cordova and Zachariah Loukota.

Crafts: GC, Matthew Lagaard; RC, Lindsey Lagaard; Fine Arts GC, Hammer, and RC, Anna Guida.

Club Exhibits included: Banner GC, Cloverleaf; Booth GC, Daggett Drifters, and RC, Long Lake Beavers; Animals Statue GC, Black Bear; Scrapbook GC, Emily Mighty Minnows; and Community Pride GC, Pequot Lakes Eagles.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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