Courtesy of Darke County OSU Ext. Office

Darke 4-Hers headed to Ohio State Fair

GREENVILLE—Numerous 4-Hers were selected to compete at Ohio State Fair with their projects. County judging was held July 8 at Radiant Lighthouse.

Those awards, according to Rhonda Williams, who is in charge of 4-H Youth Development for the Ohio State-Darke County Extension Office, these 4-H members will receive awards at a special program, also held at Radiant Lighthouse, at 7 p.m. July 21.
Also receiving awards that night will be scholarship recipients as well as 4-Hers with 10, 11, 12 and 13 years of membership in 4-H.

The following are the 4-H members who will be competing at Ohio State Fair, as a result of local judging. An asterisk (*) denotes trophy winner.

CLOTHING — Aug. 2-4

State fair delegate:
Clothing for Middle School: *Nola Miley of Buckeye Buckaroos 4-H Club.
County rosette winners are: Clothing for Middle School: Hailie Wehrley of Joyful Jets; Sew Fun, Junior: Mary Jane Heckman, Patterson Patchers; and Clothing for Your Career: Mariah Kreusch, Joyful Jets.

COMMUNICATION DAYS – Aug. 3-4

State fair delegates:
Senior Team Demonstration: *Madison Werner and *Ruby Delk, Trails & Tails.

CREATIVE ARTS DAY 1 – July 28

State fair delegates:
Get Started in Art, Junior:
*Annalee Mertz, Jolly 4-Hers
Get Started in Art, Senior:
*Julie Raffel, Blue Angels
Seeing Through Graphic Design: *Kylee Winner, Jackson Friendship
Self-Determined, String Art: *Vivian Mueller, Patterson Patchers
County rosette winners: Get Started in Art, Senior: Katelyn Yoder, Blue Angels (alternate), Lillian Grillot, Patterson Patchers, and Josie Ross, Fun Bunch.

CREATIVE ARTS DAY II – Aug. 2

State fair delegates:
Cake Decorating, Beginner, Junior *Dessie Wolf, Blue Angels
Cake Decorating, and Intermediate, Junior, *Lydia Ward, Versailles Busy Beavers
County rosette winners: Sage Jones, DC Rabbit Raisers, alternate, and Lucy Heckman, Patterson Patchers

COMPANION ANIMAL – July 29

State Fair delegates:
Cat 1 – Purrfect Pets, ages 8-10:
*Nalayna Miley, Buckeye Buckaroos.
Cat 2 – Climbing Up, ages 8-12:
*Nola Miley, Buckeye Buckaroos.
Cat 2 – Climbing Up, ages 13-18:
*Nevan Miley, Buckeye Buckaroos
Pocket Pets, ages 13-18:
*Isley DeMange, Versailles Busy Beavers
County rosette winners: Pet Rabbits, ages 8-10: Nalayna Miley, Buckeye Buckaroos; and All About Dogs, ages 8-10,: Baileigh Cole, Blue Angels

ENGINEERING – WELDING DAY – July 29

County rosette winner: Arcs and Sparks: Jon Smith, Trails & Tails

ENGINEERING EXCITEMENT DAY – July 30

State fair delegates:
Investigating Electricity:
*Tony Spitzer, Blue Angels
Not Just Knots, Junior:
*Corynn Goubeaux, Versailles Busy Beavers
Warm It Up:
*Jack Spitzer, Blue Angels
County rosette winners: Magic of Electricity: Josh Smith, Trails & Tails, Investigating Electricity: Caleb Wiant, Joyful Jets, alternate; and Crank It Up: Noah Seger, Versailles Busy Beavers, and  Josh Smith, Trails & Tails.

FAMILY LIFE DAY – July 28

State fair delegates:
4-H Around the Globe:
*GraceLynn Harter, Silver Hoofs
Family History Treasure Hunt, third year or more:
*Tyler McKinniss, Blue Angels

FOOD AND NUTRITION – Aug. 2-4

State fair delegates:
Yeast Breads on the Riste:
*Andrew Wuebker, Grade A Kids
Global Gourmet:
*Cheyenne Swisher, Joyful Jets
Kitchen Boss:
*Noami Hathaway, Canine Capers
Let’s Bake Quick Breads, Junior:
*Savannah Oswalt, Ansonia Animal
Let’s Start Cooking, Junior:
*Lydia Goubeaux, Grade A Kids
Sports Nutrition: Ready, Set, Go!, Junior:
*Lexi Timmerman, Versailles Busy Beavers
Grill Master, Junior:
*Grant Moore, Crowing Coops
Star Spangled Foods, Junior:
*Alex Westgerdes, Patterson Patchers
Star Spangled Foods, Senior:
*Gabby Spitzer, Blue Angels
Snack Attack, Senior:
*Kylee Winner, Jackson Friendship
Take A Break for Breakfast, Junior:
*Quinn Parin, Versailles Busy Beavers
County rosette winners: You’re the Chef: Lauren Meiring, Jolly 4-Hers; Global Gourmet: Briana Flory, Trails & Tails; Sports Nutrition: Ready, Set, Go! Junior: Brooklyn Miller, Joyful Jets, (alternate); Grill Master, Junior: Greta Broering, Patterson Patchers, (alternate); and Star Spangled Foods, Junior: Allison Bergman, Grade A Kids

HEALTH DAY – July 27

State fair delegates:
The Truth About Tobacco, Senior:
*Anna Brewer, Versailles Busy Beavers
Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Senior:
*Blake Addis, Blue Angels
Superhero You:
*Gabby Spitzer, Blue Angels
County rosette winners: Alcohol and Drug Abuse, Senior: Elizabeth Brewer, Versailles Busy Beavers (alternate); and Superhero You: Evan Addis, Blue Angels (alternate), Alison Borchers, Versailles Busy Beavers, and Ella Williams, Blue Angels.

HOME DECORATING AND DESIGN – July 28

State fair delegates:
Makeover My Space, Junior:
*Natalie Wood, Odds & Ends
Makeover My Space, Senior:
*Megan Wood, Odds & Ends

LEADERSHIP DAY – July 31

State fair delegates:
Mentoring: Leadership in Action:
*GraceLynn Harter, Silver Hoofs
Club Leadership 1:
*Cheyenne Swisher, Joyful Jets
Finding Your Voice, Junior:
*Isaac Wiant, Joyful Jets
Self-Determined, Camp Counseling:
*Ella Williams, Blue Angels
County rosette winner: Blake Addis, Blue Angels, (alternate)

NATURAL RESOURCES DAY – Aug. 6

State fair delegates:
Outdoor Adventurer: Beginning Fishing:
*Evan Addis, Blue Angels
Grow Your Own Vegetables:
*Lydia Goubeaux, Grade A Kids
Canning and Freezing:
*Alivia Addis, Blue Angels
Self-Determined, Natural Resources:
*Natalie Wood, Odds & Ends
County rosette winners: Outdoor Adventurer: Beginning Fishing: Eli Borchers, Versailles Busy Beavers; How Does Your Garden Grow?: Ben DeMange, Patterson Patchers; Grow Your Own Vegetables:
Audrey Ward, Versailles Busy Beavers; and Self-Determined, Natural Resources:
Megan Wood, Odds & Ends.

SHOOTING SPORTS DAY – Aug. 5

State Fair delegate:
Basic Archery:
*Garett Miller, Joyful Jets
County rosette winners: Alexander Selhorst, Versailles Busy Beavers, (alternate), Eden Barga, Patterson Patchers, Dallas Grow, Jr. Nifty Neave, and Dessie Wolf, Blue Angels

PHOTOGRAPHY DAY – July 30

State fair delegates:
Photography Basics, Book 1:
*Anna Hemmelgarn, Patterson Patchers
Next Level Photography, Book 2:
*Asa DeMange, Canine Capers
County rosette winner: Photography Basics, Book 1: Grace Buschur, Patterson Patchers, (alternate)

QUILT DAY – July 27

State fair delegates:
Quilting the Best Better:
*Brooklyn Miller, Joyful Jets
Self-Determined Quilting, Junior:
*Lydia Heckman, Patterson Patchers
Self-Determined Quilting, Senior:
*Madyson Hess, Versailles Busy Beavers

STEM DAY – July 30

State fair delegates:
Science Fun with Flight:
*Tony Spitzer, Blue Angels
Science Fun with Kitchen Chemistry:
*Brooklyn Miller, Joyful Jets
Robotics I:
*Daxton Harter, Silver Hoofs
Robotics 2:
*Daniel Williams, Blue Angels
County rosette winners: Rockets Away: Cale DeMange, Patterson Patchers, and
Garett Miller, Joyful Jets.

SELF-DETERMINED DAY – Aug. 7

State fair delegates:
Self-Determined, Junior:
*Elle DeMange, Versailles Busy Beavers
Self-Determined, Senior:
*Gabby Spitzer, Blue Angels
County rosette winners: Self-Determined, Junior: Nevan Miley, Buckeye Buckaroos, (alternate), Kennedy Freeman, Joyful Jets, Self-Determined, Senior: Julie Raffel, Blue Angels, (alternate), and
Andrew Wuebker, Grade A Kids

WOODWORKING DAY – Aug. 1

State fair delegates:
Measuring Up, Junior:
*Robert Wood, Odds & Ends
*Jacob Wood, Odds & Ends
Making the Cut, Junior:
*Simon Broering, Patterson Patchers
* Alexander Selhorst, Versailles Busy Beavers
County rosette winners: Measuring Up, Junior: Liam Barga, Patterson Patchers,
Brooke Bergman, Grade A Kids, Luke Borchers, Versailles Busy Beavers, Benjamin Buschur, Patterson Patchers, Levi Grillot, Patterson Patchers, and Cheyenne Swisher, Joyful Jets; Making the Cut, Junior:
Brayden Freeman, Joyful Jets, and Noah Seger, Versailles Busy Beavers

MISCELLANEOUS COUNTY ROSETTE WINNERS:

Horseless Horse: Jocelin Smith, Trails & Tails, and Deirdre ‘DD’ Ramsey, Trails & Tails; Starting Up: Getting to Know Your Tractor:
Zachary Mangen, Versailles Busy Beavers and Issac Wiant, Joyful Jets; and
The Writer in You,: Ella Grillot, Patterson Patchers.

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Contact Darke County Now Media Correspondent Linda Moody @ lmoody@darkecountynow.com or 937-337-1955.

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