Area 4-Hers fare well at Nebraska State Fair


Seward County 4-H members qualified to exhibit at the 2023 Nebraska State Fair Aug. 25-Sept. 4 in Grand Island. Results and ribbon placings are as follows:


Abigail Brinkmeyer – Cooking 301, specialty bread, blue;

Chloe Brinkmeyer – Portfolio Pathways, original acrylic painting, purple; Micah Brinkmeyer  –Cooking 201, biscuits or scones, purple; Design Decision, Accessory-2D, purple;

Emma Hackbart – Cooking Basics, recipe file, blue; Shopping in Style, best buy for your buck ages 9-13, red; STEAM Clothing Simply Sewing, two-piece outfit, purple;

Karissa Schweitzer – Commercial Breeding Beef, heifer, blue; Intermediate Beef Showmanship, blue; Red Angus Breeding Beef, yearling heifers, purple;

Jaycie Stutzman – Senior Beef Showmanship, purple; Shorthorn Breeding Beef, yearling heifers, purple; champion shorthorn breeding heifer;

Raylan Stutzman – Intermediate Beef Showmanship, blue; Simmental Breeding Beef, yearling heifers, purple; Breeding Sheep, Commercial Meat Breed yearling ewes, purple; Intermediate Sheep Showmanship, blue; Market Sheep, Crossbred Market Lambs, blue;

Kyla Troyer – Intermediate Beef Showmanship, blue; Shorthorn Plus Breeding Beef, yearling heifers, purple;

Alayna Tvrdy – Culinary Challenge, senior, purple, reserve champion; Human Development, health and physical development, purple; Quilt Quest, barn quilt less than 4x4, purple;

Dawn Tvrdy – Quilt Quest, barn quilt less than 4x4, blue; Quilt Quest Level I, small quilted exhibit, blue;

Alessandra Wagner – Dog Agility Level II, purple; Dog Obedience, beginning novice, blue; Senior Dog Showmanship, purple; Dog Skillathon, senior, red; Dog Rally I, purple; Breeding Sheep, Commercial Meat Breed ewe lambs, blue; Senior Sheep Showmanship, blue;

Ashton Wagner, Intermediate Sheep Showmanship, blue; Hampshire market lambs, red;

Blake Woita – Sketchbook Crossroads, original pencil or chalk drawing, white


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Ella Kossow – Design Decision, accessory original floral design, purple; Knitting Level II, knitted clothing, blue;

Tyler Kossow – Design Decision, accessory-3D, red; Harvesting Equipment, fish harvesting equipment, purple;

Gentrie Krenk, Horticulture, salad tomatoes, purple; Intermediate Meat Goat Showmanship, blue