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Cass County 4-H has good showing at State Fair

The following Cass County 4-H participants received recognition at the Minnesota State Fair:

Purple Ribbons

Austin McAllister, Californian-interm Doe, Reserve Champion Californian

Brandi McAllister, Meat Doe Showmanship-Intermediate

Tyler McAllister, Class 2 – Registered Duroc-February Gilt, Champion Duroc Gilt, Herdsmanship, and Champion Breeding Gilt Senior Showmanship

Josey Grider, Quilting Gr. 6-8, orange/green/purple

Jeremy Hoemberg, Comm Black Face-Mar Ewe Lamb

Interview Finalists

A number of Cass County 4-Hers were finalists in the interview portion of their animal project. Participants take a computer test on whatever species they are showing. Ten percent are invited back for a personal interview.

Tyler McAllister, swine senior division

Austin McAllister, intermediate rabbit division

Mary Sarah Sauber, poultry senior division

Mikayla Sauber, poultry intermediate division

Chris Foster, sheep intermediate division

Cody Wiese, rabbit senior division

Blue Ribbons

Hayley Carlson, veterinary science, slow feed hay nets; chickens-breeding pen; LS demonstration, team LS weekend

Christopher Foster, Reg. Hampshire – Feb. Ewe Lamb

Emily Granby, Senior Meat Breeding Doe; Meat Doe Showmanship-Advanced

Abby Grider, Performing Arts Gr. 6-8, piano

Molly Grider, Crafts Gr. 9 plus, natural soap making

Haley Hamed, Video Gr. 9, video poem

Katey Hanson, Illus. Presentation-Individual Reg. Encampment; Child & Family Dev. Gr. 6-8, sensory box

Brandi McAllister, Meat Breeding Yearling Doe – Dry

Arielle Roubal, Foods and Nutrition – Gr. 6-8

Jacob Roubal, Fine Arts Gr. 6-8, Tree-ink

Mary Sarah Sauber, LS Demonstration-Team LS Weekend; Youth Leadership Gr. 9 plus, co-coach poultry bowl; Chickens-Breeding Pen

Mikayla Sauber, LS Demonstration Team-LS Weekend

Victoria Schultz, shop/wood science Gr. 6-8, wooden vase

Rosie Sirucek, LS Demonstration-Team LS Weekend; Chickens-Bantam Breeding Pen

Amber Vargo, Photography (conventional and digital), Gr. 9 plus, hinge

Sophie Williams, fine arts, Gr. 9, decorated bottle

Also of note at the State Fair:

Mary Sarah Sauber was a finalist in the Jenni-O Poultry Scholarship Contest winning a prize package as well was second in the Sr. Division in Poultry Judging.

Kari Brandon also competed in the State Horse Show winning the 12th Grade Barrels Class along with placing in several other events.

Denton (Denny) Newman Jr.
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