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Headed For The State Fair

By Staff | Aug 4, 2015

With the close of the Palo Alto County Fair, 4-Hers are now preparing their projects for the Iowa State Fair. Listed are the project area, name of the 4-Her and description of entry that earned the right to display at the State Fair.

State Fair Exhibits

Child Development – Lauren Kenyon, Independence Boosters, Kiddie Car Wash.

Clothing and Fashion/ Sewing and Needle Arts: Kayla Welter, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Pillows for Room; Morgan Schmidt, Fern Valley 4-Hers, “Baby Divided” tutu; Megan Brown, Fern Valley 4-Hers, “Blocked Madness” quilt; and, Sarah Brown, Fern Valley 4-Hers, “Blocks &?Stripes”?quilt.

Food &?Nutrition:?Kayla Welter, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Krumkaka in Display Box; Zane Wickman, 4-H?Shooting Sports, Orange Rolls; Abigail Hoffman, Fern Valley 4-Hers, “You are Special”?bread; and, Rachel Hoffman, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Homemade Kollaches with Raspberry Filling.

Home Improvement: Madison Norris, Graettinger Pirates 4-H, Chair Bench; Eric Sundall, Highland Cruisers 4-H, Singer Sewing Machine Table; and, Phoenix Campbell, Junior Clippers 4-H, Portable Air Conditioner.

Consumer Management – Kelli Klepper, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Trail Mix Bar – Wedding Wise” display board.

Visual Arts:?Kelli Klepper, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Linoleum Block Printmaking; Rachel Hoffman, Fern Valley 4-Hers, “Serenity”?pencil drawing; and, Rachel Hoffman, Fern Valley 4-Hers, “Young Hands”?scratchboard.

Photography:?Thomas Woodford, 4-H?Shooting Sports, Moon at Night; Ian Montag, Fern Valley 4-Hers, White Cow in Snow-Covered Field; Isabell Gehrt, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Cowgirl Sitting on Fence with Horse; Lexi Brown, Fern Valley 4-H, Cowboy Hat with Turquoise Hat Band; and, Lauren Kenyon, Independence Boosters 4-H, Peacock Feather.

Science, Engineering &?Technology:?Eric Sundall, Highland Cruisers 4-H, Cattle Show Box; Laura Moser, Independence Boosters, Tailgate Bench; and, Ian Montag, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Mini Foundry.

Ag &?Natural Resources:?Matty and Mackenzie Berkland, Cantering 4-Hers, Dog Agility Course; and, Thomas Woodford, 4-H?Shooting Sports, Folder on Growing Hydroponic Grape Tomatoes.

Personal Development:??Mackenzie Berkland, Canering 4-Hers, 10 Week Horse Practice Plan; and, Cassy Olesen, Graettinger Pirates 4-H, Paws &?Effect Fundraiser.

The Iowa State Fair is held Aug. 13-23 in Des Moines.

State Fair Alternates

Child Development – Kate Sorenson, Graettinger Pirates 4-H, Yard Dice Game.

Clothing and Fashion/ Sewing and Needle Arts:?Claire Kassel, 4-H?Shooting Sports, Shopping/$15 Challenge Outfit; Kayla Welter, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Fleece Pajama Pants; and, Cassidy Welter, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Yellow Romper.

Food &?Nutrition:?Abby Gehrt, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Caramel Brownies; Cassidy Welter, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Blueberry Streusel Muffins; Mackenzie Berkland, Cantering 4-Hers, Raspberry Pie; Eric Sundall, Highland Cruisers 4-H, Angel Food Cake;

Home Improvement:?Cassidy Welter, Fern Valley 4-H, Trophy Shelf; Kayla Welter Fern Valley 4-H, Wooden Box with Flower Arrangement; Logan Lenz, Turtle Shell Clock; Emily Riesenberg, Fern Valley 4-H, Outdoor Rocking Chair.

Visual Arts:?Mackenzie Berkland, Cantering 4-Hers, Graphic Drawing of Horse; and, Elise Rouse, Highland Cruisers, Series of Three Pencil Drawings.

Photography:?Cassidy Welter, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Purple Flower; Landon Haack, 4-H Shooting Sports, Sunset; Kayla Welter, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Coffee Shop – black and white; Ian Montag, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Boy with Garden Hose; and, Lexi Brown, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Meat Goat.

Science, Engineering &?Technology: Aliza Woodford, Junior Clippers 4-H, Cross made from Horseshoes; Eric Sundall, Highland Cruisers 4-H, Welded Turkey; and, Zane Wickman, 4-H?Shooting Sports, Hen Nesting Boxes.

Personal Development:?Mackenzie Berkland, Cantering 4-Hers, My Pillowcases project; and, Cassidy Welter, Fern Valley 4-Hers, Meals from the Heartland display board.

Record Keeping

System Winners

Juniors:?Champion, Lexi Brown, Fern Valley 4-Hers; Reserve Champion, Rachel Miner, Junior Clippers 4-H.

Seniors: Champion, Mary Nelson, 4-H Shooting Sports.

Blue Ribbon Winners:?Mary Nelson, 4-H?Shooting Sports; Lexi Brown, Fern Valley 4-Hers; Maggie Nelson, 4-H?Shooting Sports; Katie Nelson, 4-H?Shooting Sports; and, Rachel Miner, Junior Clippers.

Historian Books, Champion, Fern Valley 4-Hers.