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Photos: More Porter County Fair 4H projects

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Click on photo for larger image -- captions are below -- (Tribune photos by Alexandra Newman)

Top Row left to right:

Grand Champion: Amy Short, of Jackson Volunteers, will be going to the Indiana State Fair with her small engine project. The project included a small engine, display board, and green notebook.

Champion candlemakers: Andrea Glasser, (second from right) shows her Grand Champion light house candle at the 4-H Exhibit Hall. Glasser, who went home with numerous awards, is pictured with fellow members of the Jackson Volunteer 4-H Club. From the left are Audrey Cole, Reserve Champion Beginners, Emily Cole, Champion Intermediate division, Glasser and Autumn Cole, blue ribbon, A grade.

4-H Artists: Lakeshore Drifters show their artwork. Pictured left to right are Erin Caldwell with her painting entitled “Foal in Field,” Rickie Olson with his charcoal drawing of Kokopelli, and Alex Olson with his charcoal drawing of American Indian Pottery. Erin and Rickie earned A grades and Alex received A Honor Champion.

Drawing for the 4-H Fair: Pictured left to right are Cherish Brown standing below her drawing that received an A Honor grade and Katie Balich holding her drawing of a horse which received a B grade at the Porter County Fair.

Reserve Champion: Chris Krause, of Jackson Volunteers 4-H Club is pictured with his extension cord that won Reserve Champion in an electricity project. He is a third year member of the club.

Champions: Pictured left to right are Jeanne Bullock who won Reserve Champion for both her Royal Sheep and Boar Doe Goat and Jessica Chaplin, who won Champion in the Lightweight competition for Sheep. Chaplin is a 10 year member of 4-H, which means she has aged-out of 4-H competition. She is a freshman at Purdue North Central.


Middle Row left to right:

Grand Champion: Caryn Glasgow is Grand Champion in Pre-Vet at the Porter County Fair. A member of Lakeshore Drifters, she also is Champion in Child Development and received a A grade in Dog Obedience and A Showmanship and an A grade in Collections.

4-H Photographers: Jackson Volunteer 4-H Club members won ribbons for their photography entries at the Porter County Fair. Pictured, left to right, are Kate O’Rourke, B grade, Jennifer Walsworth, B grade and Matt Walsworth, A grade. Front: Isaac Bensing, A grade and first year member.

Reserve Champion: Amber Wineman, dressed in her Western outfit, is a first year 4-H member who won Reserve Grand Champion for Beginner Horsemanship and A Honors in Beginner Showmanship. She is a member of Jackson Volunteers.

Champions in 4-H Explorers: Alyssa Szafaz is champion in her Dinosaur project and Cody Hootman is champion in his Farm Animal project. Szafas is a second year member and Hootman is in his first year.

Spike the Bearded Dragon: Lori Bucheit got Reserve Champion in Herpetology for her pet Spike, a Bearded Dragon at the Porter County Fair. Bucheit also received a Reserve Champion award for her dog Holiday and a third place for her dog Ankar. She and her horse Cobi participated in Western Pleasure in Horse Competition.

Headed for State Fair: Patrick Glasgow is Grand Champion in the Flower Project. His arrangement will go to the State Fair for competition. Glasgow, a 5th year member of Lakeshore Drifters 4-H Club, also took Champion in Latchhook, Honor in Collections and A grade in Leather.


Bottom Row left to right:

Dinosaurs, Whales, Dolphins and Legos: Pictured left to right are Will Levi and Daniel Ronjak, who entered the Explorer Division in 4-H. Levi’s wooden dinosaur can be seen behind him and Ronjak is holding his Lego project. They are affiliated with the Lakeshore Drifter 4-H Club.

Rocket Champion: Paul Ronjak received Champion rating in the Aerospace-Rocket program of the Porter County Fair. He is a member of the Lakeshore Drifters 4-H Club. (Tribune photo by Alexandra Newman)

4-H Champions: Pictured left to right are Britta Ringas and Aris Ringas who won top awards in at the Porter County Fair. Britta was named Reserve Grand Champion in Sewing and took A Honor for her red-white and blue star pants. She also got A Honor in Leather and Candles. Aris’ pajamas took Champion in Sewing, Reserve Champion in Candles and A Honor in Cake Decorating.

Champion in lots of projects: Elizabeth Jones, 11 year old is pictured with Norma, a Senior Dairy Calf, that won Reserve Champion at the Porter County Fair. She also took third place for a Fall Sr. Calf, and 5th for a Jr. Calf. Second place in Showmanship for Dairy Cows. The cows belong to John Sanders of Liberty Twp. She took Grand Champion in the Rabbit project for her rabbit poster, Best of Breed for her Rinelanders, and Best Opposite Sex. Her Checker Giant rabbits were Champion and Reserve Champion. She also received Champion for Agility for her dog Storm, a Black Lab; Champion and Reserve Champion for her education poster and earned an A grade for Shooting Sports, an A for oil painting. She is a member of Lakeshore Drifters 4-H Club.

Reserve Champion: Anthony Zeese is pictured with his Reserve Champion Weather II poster. The Westchester Intermediate School student is a member of Lakeshore Drifters 4-H Club.


(Tribune photos by Alexandra Newman)


Posted 7/29/2002