|Blue Jeans and Country Dreams|
|Written by Holyoke Enterprise|
Phillips County 4-H members are getting excited about this year’s fair, so they sat down to answer a few questions about their “Blue Jeans and Country Dreams!” Be sure to enjoy the Phillips County Fair next week, July 24-29.
We want to know...
1. What are your favorite pair of blue jeans?
2. What is your 4-H country dream?
3. What is your favorite part of fair?
4. What are your 4-H projects?
5. How old are you?
Challengers 4-H Club
Lauren Bergner—1) My new boot-cut jeans that I got for the fair! 2) That my dad will say “yes” to having a horse. 3) Showing my pigs. 4) Quick breads and market swine. 5) 10 years old.
Josie Herman—1) My Arizona jeans. 2) To go somewhere from a project, like how my mom went to Chicago. 3) The stock car races. 4) Cooking. 5) 11 years old.
Emily Jelden—1) My favorite pair of blue jeans are my flare jeans because they are loose. 2) My 4-H country dream is to live on a farm. 3) My favorite part is the projects. 4) Cooking. 5) 10 years old.
Austin Herman—1) My Aeropostale pair that don’t need a belt to stay up. 2) To design a new generation of barns and homes. 3) My favorite part of fair is the combine derby. 4) Woodworking. 5) 13 years old.
Lauren Herman—1) I’d rather wear shorts. 2) Ride on horses. 3) Showing my projects. 4) Ceramics. 5) 8 years old.
Molly Brandt—1) BKE. 2) To win grand champ at state fair. 3) Stock car races. 4) Global citizenship. 5) 17 years old.
Nicholas Ortner—1) Jeans from the Buckle. 2) To help kids grow through the 4-H program like I have. 3) Being in the show ring showing my steers and pigs. 4) Model rocketry, market hogs and market beef. 5) 15 years old.
Morganne Kumm—1) Arizona Jean Company Bling Jeans. 2) To become an animal cruelty investigator. 3) My favorite part of fair is showing my goats and lamb! 4) Dairy goat and market lamb. 5) 10 years old.
Brenna Sullivan—1) Justice. 2) To get grand champion in quilting and rabbits. 3) Seeing the animals. 4) Quilting and rabbits. 5) 11 years old.
Kassidy Marie Porter—1) Levi Strauss Stretch Flair. 2) Being a vet. 3) Showing my horse and working with her. 4) Dairy cow and market lambs. 5) 10 1/2 years old.
Kayden Porter—1) Wranglers. 2) Riding horses with my family. 3) Goat tieing. 4) Chickens. 5) 7 years old.
Kaitlyn Kent—1) Faded Glory. 2) To be Fair Queen. 3) My project. 4) Horse. 5) 12 years old.
Drew Stewart—1) Anything comfortable enough to work in. 2) I have learned so many things in 4-H that will help me grow into a successful adult. Sometimes people think 4-H is only about livestock, but there is a science and technology team, projects about the great outdoors, robotics, rockets and even “The Power of Wind.” Many of these projects have given me great experiences as I work toward my dream of becoming an engineer. 3) Hanging out at the fair with my friends is fun. It is a gathering place where I get to see a wide variety of people. It is really cool to see all the talents that my friends have as they show me their projects and open class entries. 4) Market poultry. 5) 12 years old.
Tristan Sullivan—1) Levi button up. 2) Grand champion rabbitry and learn about new projects, animals, etc. 3) Rodeo. 4) Rabbits and poultry. 5) 13 years old.
Tristen Ferguson—1) Flared. 2) Zoologist. 3) Looking at all the animals. 4) Veterinary science. 5) 8 years old.
Holyoke Centennial 4-H Club
Baylor Struckmeyer—1) When they’re ripped. 2) To have a ranch. 3) The races. 4) Painting and market beef. 5) 9 years old.
Bailey Hamaker—1) Decorated jeans. 2) To own and raise a steer. 3) The races. 4) Photography, sewing and cake decorating. 5) 12 years old.
Alexandria McCallum—1) My No Boundaries flair bottom jeans. 2) My 4-H country dream is to own a horse ranch. 3) My favorite parts of fair are the races, showing my steer and the dance. 4) Market beef and leathercraft. 5) 16 years old.
Austen Struckmeyer—1) When they have holey knees. 2) I want to have a ranch when I grow up. 3) The races. 4) Market beef and leathercraft. 5) 9 years old.
Sidney Struckmeyer—1) The comfortable ones. 2) To be a firefighter. 3) Being able to socialize. 4) Market beef and leathercraft. 5) 14 years old.
Katelin Kinnie—1) Blue jean skirt. 2) Helping people and raising money. 3) Floats and animals and the parade when they give candy. 4) Cloverbud. 5) 7 years old.
Mariah Struckmeyer—1) Wrangler Shilohs. 3) Bucket calf show class. 4) Cake decorating. 5) 18 years old.
Holyoke Enterprise July 19, 2012