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Written by Holyoke Enterprise   

All 4-H members deserve commendation for their project effort at the 2009 Phillips County Fair.

Grand Champion (GC) and Reserve Grand Champion (RGC) efforts in food, booths, clothing and other general home ec/general 4-H projects were recognized at last week’s county fair. 4-H shooting sports and FFA farm mechanics were also awarded.


Hannah Gillmore won GC foods honors this year. Elise Atkins was GC in specialty foods.


Anna Jelden won GC 4-H clothing honors for the second straight year, while Marissa Schelling was RGC. In artistic clothing, Emma Roll was GC and Brenna Sullivan RGC.

Shooting Sports

Austin Vieselmeyer won GC honors in archery and shooting sports .22 rifle. Alexandria McCallum won RGC archery, while Wyatt Bishop was RGC shooting sports in shotgun.

Miscellaneous Grand Champions

GC honors for other 4-H projects were earned by Emily Atkins, entomology, outdoor adventures and visual arts; Elise Atkins, gardening and heritage arts (quilting); Luke Stewart, leadership; Krista Schafer, leathercraft; Nicholas Ortner, model rocketry; Rebecca Weaver, cake decorating; Megan Colglazier, photography; Hannah Gibbs, scrapbooking; Tristan Sullivan, sportfishing; Brian Strong, weeds; Alexandria McCallum, wildlife; Austin Herman, woodworking; Molly Brandt, consumer savvy; Brant Davis, computers; and Wyatt McCallum, outdoor cooking/living.

Miscellaneous Reserve Grand Champions

RGC awards for other 4-H projects went to Erin Vieselmeyer, heritage arts (quilting); Drew Stewart, leadership; Janna Smith, leathercraft and scrapbooking; Brenna Sullivan, cake decorating; Briar Bergner, photography; and Wyatt McCallum, sportfishing.


Challengers 4-H Club won GC in 4-H booth set-ups, and Better Beef Makers earned RGC.

Farm Mechanics

Jeff Hawthorne was GC in FFA farm mechanics, while Brandt Northrup was RGC.


Participating Cloverbuds were Lauren Bergner, Josie Herman, Lauren Herman, Emily Jelden, Janessa Lutze, Corben McCallum, Ciera Schelling, Keegan Shaw, Austen Struckmeyer and Baylor Struckmeyer.