The annual event, held in the Thompson-Roush Building at the Rocksprings Fairgrounds, is a big precursor to the junior fair displays at the Meigs County Fair, which will begin next month.
4-H’ers displayed their learning, their creativity and certainly their own personal interests in their selection of miscellaneous projects, many of which were accompanied by colorful displays and visuals. A number of volunteer judges interviewed the exhibitors.
Judging results, with grand and reserve champions in respective order, were: Horseless Horse, Amanda Crane, grand champion, Morgan Haines, reserve champion, Alia Hayes and Kaylee Goff, honorable mention; From Airedales to Zebras, Kayla Conlin, Sarah Turner; V2 All Systems Go, Garrett Ritchie.
V3 On the Cutting Edge, Hannah Hawley, Morgan Russell, and Tiffany Well, honorable mention; You’re the Athlete, Christopher Connolly, Morgan Tucker; Basic archery, Raymond Lawson, LeDeana Sinclair; Staying Healthy, Emily Sinclair, Kaylee Goff; Keeping Fit, Kayte Lawrence, Audrionna Pullins, and Lindsey Patterson, honorable mention.
First Aid in Action, Hannah Sharp; Alcohol Decisions, Breanna Hayman, Hannah Hill, and Katelyn Chevalier, honorable mention; Tobacco and You, Abigail Houser, Michaela Hupp, and Andrea Buckley, honorable mention.
Self-determined, Laura Pullins, Kayte Lawrence; Self-determined, computers, Kody Wolfe; Self-determined, camp counseling, Larissa Riddle, Kayla Hawthorne; Self-determined, global climate change, Breanna Hayman; Self-determined, babysitting, Emily Davis, Kendra Fick, and Savannah Hawley, Hannah Adams, honorable mention.
One-on-One, Sarah Lawrence, Caitlyn Cowdery; 4-H Club Teen Leader, Kayte Lawrence, Lauren Pullins, and Amber Moodispaugh, honorable mention; Multi-level teen leader, Rebecca Chadwell, Sarah Turner, and Nichole Moodispaugh, honorable mention; Teen Boardmanship, Samuel Evans; Speak Out, Molly Dunlap, Shawnella Patterson.
Growing with Others, Abigail Houser; Growing in Community, Rebecca Chadwell; Family History, Kayte Lawrence, Sarah Turner and Mattison Finlaw, honorable mention; Designing Interiors, Morgan Russell, Megan Dyer, and Nicole Moodispaugh, honorable mention; Scrapbooking, Rachael Markworth, Sr. g.c., Katie Durst, Sr. r.c., Courtney Burnem, Sr. honorable mention, Lindsey Hupp, Sr. g.c., Meghan Short, Jr. r.c., Kassidy Betzing, Abbie Hawley, Jr. honorable mention.
Rockets Away!: Taylor Parker, Peyton Humphries, and Trenton Cook, honorable mention. Rockets Away! (Estes): Rachael Brooks; Bicycles, Laura Pullins; Magic of Electricity, Nicholas Roush, Logan Dunn; Wired for Power, Ross Keller; Science Fun with Electricity, Jessica Cook; Crank it Up, Austin Arnold; Tractor 1, Breanna Hayman; Tractor 3, Brenna Holter; Measuring Up, Clayton Ritchie, Sam Jones, and Austin Life, Michaela Holter, honorable mention.
Making the Cut, Joyce Weddle, Mariah Reynolds; Nailing it Together, Alex Amos, Ashley Buchanan, and Kourtney Lawrence, Christian Speelman, honorable mention; Finishing Up, Justin Morris, Kristin Fick; Arcs and Sparks, Ross Keller; Focus on Photography, 9-11, Jesse Morris, Madison Dyer, and Ciera Older, honorable mention.
Focus on Photography, 12-19, Austin Miller, Lexie Houdashelt; Controlling the Image, Mikayla VanMater, Amanda Crane; Mastering Photography 3, Lauren Boggess; creative writing, Kayte Lawrence, Erin Foreman, and Joshua Parker, honorable mention; Art as an Expression, Erin Patterson; Play the Role, Cortney Nitz, Chastity Large, and Madelyn Thomas, Ailiana Large.
Let’s Explore the Outdoors, Tyler Barber, Shana Roush, and Savannah Abshire, honorable mention; Tree Planting, Kristin Fick; Exploring Ohio Ponds, Morgan Russell, Brody Wood; Ohio Birds, Ryan Parsons, Elizabeth Nease, Madalyn Wood, and Caden Goff, honorable mention; Fishing for Beginner, Shannon Brown, Larry Dunn; Fishing for Intermediate, Daniel Card, Austin Arnold, and Travis Adams, honorable mention.
Safe Use of Guns, Joseph Leach, Logan Dunn, and Brice Hupp, Larry Dunn, honorable mention; How does your Garden Grow, Hannah Sharp, Meghan Short, reserve champion, and Jessie Donahue, honorable mention; Vegetable Garden 1, Jesse Morris, Christopher Connolly, and Trenton Cook, Connar Alkire, honorable mention; How Does Your Garden Grow, Tiffany Will.