Dubois County Virtual 4-H Fair winners announced

Sarah Ann Jump/The Herald
Kylie Giesler exercises Lexi, a cross-bred gilt, at her family's farm in Ferdinand recently. In the Dubois County Virtual 4-H Fair, Kylie showed two cattle, three swine and three sheep.

Here are the winners of this year's Dubois County Virtual 4-H Fair:

Project results

Beef Cattle: Cow/Calf, Champion, Reese Verkamp, Reserve Champion, Chase Verkamp; Beef and Dairy Feeder Calves, Champion, Grace Sickbert, Reserve Champion, Garrison Sickbert; Angus Senior Heifer Calves, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Hannah Schwenk; Angus Summer Yearling Heifers, Champion, Grand Champion, Hannah Schwenk; Charolais Summer Yearling Heifers, Champion, Grace Kluemper; Commercial/Crossbred Heifers, Champion, Paige Hoffman, Reserve Champion, Mackenzie Walsh; Hereford Junior Yearling Heifers, Champion, Charlie Hasenour, Reserve Champion, Ella Leinenbach; Red Angus Summer Yearling Heifers, Champion, Tyler Haug; Shorthorn and Polled Shorthorn Junior Yearling Heifers, Reserve Champion, Jacob Tempel; Shorthorn and Polled Shorthorn Senior Yearling Heifers, Champion, Rose Tempel; Shorthorn Plus Junior Yearling Heifers, Champion, Cheyenne Scherle; Simmental Junior Yearling Heifers, Champion, Paige Hoffman; Sim-Solution Junior Yearling Heifers, Champion, Kylie Giesler; Sim-Solution Senior Yearling Heifers, Reserve Champion, Evan Haas; Market Heifers, Champion, Kaitlyn Stenftenagel; Aberdeen (Black) Angus Steers, Champion, Trey Steckler, Reserve Champion, Brendon Gutgsell; Charolais Steers, Champion, Cameron Mehringer; Chianina Steers, Champion, Allyson Werner, Reserve Champion, Abby Fischer; Crossbred Steers, Champion, Grand Champion, Cody Scherle, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Chanler Balsmeyer; Maine-Anjou Steers, Champion, Colten Hopf; Red Angus Steers, Champion, Travis Haug; Shorthorn Steers, Champion, Adam Jochem, Reserve Champion, Ethan Hassfurther. Dairy Cattle — Holstein Fall Senior Calf, Champion, Madison Lindauer; Holstein Senior 4-Year-Old Cow, Reserve Grand Champion, Lyndsey Taylor; Holstein Aged Cow, Grand Champion and Champion, Blake Taylor.

Goats: Dairy Goat Does — All Dairy Breeds Senior Doe Kid, Champion, John Summerlot, Reserve Champion, John Summerlot; All Dairy Breeds Doe, 3 years old and under 5 years old (Milking), Champion, Grand Champion, John Summerlot; All Dairy Breeds Doe, 5 years old and over (Milking), Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, John Summerlot. Dairy Goat Wethers — Champion, John Summerlot, Reserve Champion, John Summerlot. Meat Goat Does — 4 months old to 5 months old, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Adyson Oeding; 6 months old to under 8 months old, Champion, Grand Champion, Hannah Schwenk; over 3 years old and up, Champion, Ryles Gogel. Meat Goat Wethers — Champion, Grand Champion, Austyn Oeding; Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Alex Wilson. Pygmy Wethers — Reserve Champion, Corbyn Schnell, Champion, Kaitlyn Steftenagel. Pygmy Does — 8 months old to under 12 months old, Champion, Corbyn Schnell; 13 months old to under 24 months old, Never Freshened, Reserve Champion, Kaitlyn Stenftenagel; 4 years old, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Ava Verkamp; 5 years old and older, Champion, Grand Champion, Corbyn Schnell. Market Goat Does (Meat) — Champion, Grand Champion, Hannah Schwenk, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Mackenzie Walsh.

Horses: Miniature — Mini Halter, Junior (Grades 3-7), Champion, Makenzie Buchta, Reserve Champion, Ann Scott; Senior (Grades 8-12), Champion, Lynsie Messmer, Reserve Champion, Olivia Durcholz. Mini Showmanship — Junior (Grades 3-7), Champion, Ann Scott, Reserve Champion, Kali Chambers; Senior (Grades 8-12), Champion, Olivia Durcholz, Reserve Champion, Lynsie Messmer. Western Horsemanship — First Year (Walk/Trot), Champion, Anna Renner, Reserve Champion, Ethan Jones; Junior (Grades 3-7), Champion, Ella Blume, Reserve Champion, Anastasia Waddle; Senior (Grades 8-12), Champion, Olivia Durcholz, Reserve Champion, Kate Durcholz; Gaited (All Grades), Champion, Josilynn Bateman, Reserve Champion, Kenley Hayes. English Equitation — Senior (Grades 8-12), Champion, Olivia Durcholz, Reserve Champion, Kate Durcholz; Gaited (All Grades), Champion, Josilynn Bateman, Reserve Champion, Taylor Neukam. Gelding at Halter — Junior Member (Grades 3-7), Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Camden Case, Reserve Champion, Addyson Kane; Senior Member (Grades 8-12), Champion, Kaelyn Luker, Reserve Champion, Grace Meece. Mare at Halter — Junior Member (Grades 3-7), Champion, Ethan Jones, Reserve Champion, Ella Mehling; Senior Member (Grades 8-12), Champion, Grand Champion, Ella Mattingly, Reserve Champion, Lynsie Messmer. Gelding/Mare at Halter — 56 inches and under (All Grades), Champion, Zachary Troxal, Reserve Champion, Madison Roach. Showmanship — First Year Members, Champion, Anna Renner, Reserve Champion, Ethan Jones; Junior (Grades 3-5), Champion, Ella Mehling, Reserve Champion, Stella Mahar; Intermediate (Grades 6-8), Champion, Kate Durcholz, Reserve Champion, Paige Troxal; Senior (Grades 9-12), Champion, Grand Champion, Olivia Durcholz, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Ella Mattingly.

Pigeons: Old Cock, Champion, Grand Champion, Brayton Fromme; Old Hen, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Brayton Fromme.

Poultry: Turkeys — Old Tom, Champion, Grand Champion, Shauna Begle, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Drake Lichlyter. Commercial Chickens — White Egg Shell Pullets, Champion, Dexter Meyer; Brown Egg Shell Pullets, Champion, Izak Meyer, Reserve Champion, Tia Brosmer; Brown Egg Shell Hens, Champion, Sarah Buechler, Reserve Champion, Dexter Meyer. Exhibition Waterfowl — One Duck of Either Sex, Champion, Grand Champion, Corbyn Schnell, Reserve Champion, Tia Brosmer; Two Ducks of Same Sex and Same Breed, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Brayton Fromme, Reserve Champion, Tia Brosmer; One Pair, Drake and Hen of Same Breed, Champion, Corbyn Schnell, Reserve Champion, Tia Brosmer. Standard Breed Chickens — Cock, Champion, Brayton Fromme, Reserve Champion, Reese Verkamp; Cockerel, Champion, Brayton Fromme, Reserve Champion, Kaitlyn Stenftenagel; Hen, Champion, Grand Champion, Kaitlyn Stenftenagel, Reserve Champion, Brayton Fromme; Pullet, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Maria Buechler, Reserve Champion, Sarah Buechler; Old Pair Cock & Hen, Champion, Brayton Fromme; Young Pair Cockerel and Pullet, Champion, Brayton Fromme, Reserve Champion, Reese Verkamp. Bantam Breed Chicken — Cock, Champion, Corbyn Schnell, Reserve Champion, Brayton Fromme; Cockerel, Champion, Brayton Fromme, Reserve Champion, Kaitlyn Stenftenagel; Hen, Champion, Kaitlyn Stenftenagel, Reserve Champion, Raynie Schnell; Pullet, Champion, Brayton Fromme; Old Pair Cock and Hen, Champion, Brayton Fromme; Young Pair Cockerel and Pullet, Champion, Brayton Fromme.

Rabbits: Californian — Senior Buck, Champion, Reserve Best of Show, Class 6 Grand Champion, Evan Haas; Senior Doe, Reserve Champion, Evan Haas. Dutch — Senior Buck, Champion, Kinley Schnell; Junior Doe, Reserve Champion, Kinley Schnell. Florida White — Senior Buck, Champion, Clayton Sickbert. Harlequin — Senior Doe, Champion, Kate Durcholz, Reserve Champion, Olivia Durcholz. Havana, Senior Buck, Champion, Kynsley Gogel. Himalayan — Senior Doe, Evan Haas, Reserve Champion, Evan Haas. Holland Lop — Senior Buck, Champion, Best of Show, Class 4 Grand Champion, Corbyn Schnell; Senior Doe, Reserve Champion, Corbyn Schnell. Mini Lop — Senior Buck, Champion, Class 4 Reserve Grand Champion, Evan Haas; Senior Doe, Reserve Champion, Evan Haas. Mini Rex — Senior Buck, Reserve Champion, Austyn Oeding; Senior Doe, Champion, Austyn Oeding. Mini Satin — Senior Doe, Champion, Anastasia Waddle, Reserve Champion, Kate Durcholz. Netherland Dwarf ­— Senior Buck, Reserve Champion, Evan Haas; Junior Doe, Champion, Raynie Schnell. New Zealand — Senior Doe, Champion, Class 6 Reserve Grand Champion, Alexander Hohler, Reserve Champion, Elizabeth Hohler. Rex — Junior Buck, Reserve Champion, Garrison Sickbert; Junior Doe, Champion, Grace Sickbert; Meat Rabbits — Roaster, Champion, Evan Haas; Stewer, Champion, Evan Haas.

Rabbit Showmanship: Mini, Adalyn Helming; Novice, Austyn Oeding; Intermediate, Kate Durcholz; Senior, Olivia Durcholz; Supreme, John Summerlot.

Sheep: Breeding Ewes (Wool) — Hampshire Ewe Lamb, Champion, Adyson Oeding; Hampshire Yearling Ewe, Grand Champion, Adyson Oeding; Natural Colored Ewe Lamb, Champion, Cheyenne Scherle; Suffolk Ewe Lamb, Champion, Emma Buening; Whiteface Commercial Ewe Lamb (Crossbred), Champion, Bailey Hawkins; Blackface Commercial Ewe Lamb (Crossbred), Champion, Adyson Oeding; Blackface Commercial Yearling Ewe (Crossbred), Reserve Grand Champion, Austyn Oeding. Breeding Ewes (Hair) — Dorper Yearling Ewe, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Luke Meyer, Reserve Champion, Eli Meyer; Katahdin Yearling Ewe, Champion, Grand Champion, Elizabeth Hohler, Reserve Champion, Alexandra Hohler. Market Lambs (Hair) — Dorper Market Lamb, Champion, Luke Meyer, Reserve Champion, Eli Meyer; Katahdin Market Lamb, Champion, Grand Champion, William Werner, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Raynie Schnell. Market Lambs (Wool) — Hampshire Market Lambs, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Austyn Oeding, Reserve Champion, Kylie Giesler; Natural Colored Market Lamb, Champion, Kylie Giesler, Reserve Champion, Kaitlyn Stenftenagel; Suffolk Market Lamb, Champion, Josie Buening; Whiteface Commercial Market Lamb (Crossbred), Champion, Grand Champion, Kylie Giesler; Blackface Commercial Market Lamb (Crossbred), Champion, Erica Werner, Reserve Champion, Izak Meyer. Breeding Rams (Hair) — Dorper Ram, Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Anna Meyer, Reserve Champion, Eli Meyer. Katahdin Ram, Champion, Grand Champion, Raynie Schnell, Reserve Champion, Alexandra Hohler. Breeding Rams (Wool) — Blackface Commercial Ram (Crossbred), Champion, Grand Champion, Austyn Oeding.

Swine: Junior, Grand Champion, Austyn Oeding; Intermediate, Isaac Heile; Master, Grand Champion, Hannah Schwenk, Reserve Grand Champion, Kylie Giesler. Breeding Gilts — Purebred (with papers), Class Winner, Champion, Grand Champion, Charlie Hasenour, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Hannah Schwenk. Crossbred Breeding Gilt — Class Winner, Champion, Grand Champion, Hannah Schwenk; Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Kylie Giesler. All Crossbred Market Show Pig — Class Winner, Champion, Grand Champion, Kylie Giesler, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Isaac Heile. All Crossbred Market Commercial — Class Winner, Champion, Grand Champion, Tyler Haug, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Kylee Weisheit. Swine Barrows — Market Purebred (with papers) Show Pig, Class Winner, Grand Champion, Erica Werner; Reserve Grand Champion, Cheynne Scherle. All Crossbred Market Show Pig — Class Winner, Grand Champion, Kylie Giesler, Reserve Grand Champion, Ella Leinenbach. All Crossbred Market Commercial — Class Winner, Champion, Grand Champion, Raynie Schnell, Reserve Champion, Reserve Grand Champion, Allyson Werner.

Swine Showmanship: Junior, Grand Champion, Austyn Oeding; Intermediate, Isaac Heile; Master, Grand Champion, Hannah Schwenk, Reserve Grand Champion, Kylie Giesler.


Selected for State Fair

Aerospace: Grades 3-5, Rocket, Stage 2, Madalynn Pund; Grades 6-8, Rocket, Stage 3, Brayden Humbert; Grades 6-8, Poster, Stage 3, Samuel Osterman.

Basic Crafts: Grades 9-12, Advanced, Clayton Sander.

Cake Decorating: Grades 3-5, Beginner, Molly Keusch; Grades 6-8, Intermediate, Kaelyn Backer; Grades 9-12, Advanced, Grace Haas.

Candlemaking: Grades 5-6, Level B, Grace Weigel.

Child Development: Grades 3-4, Level A, Alayna Schnell.

Computer: Grades 6-8, Level 2, Elijah Clark; Grades 9-12, Level 3, Jackson Clark.

Construction Toys: Intermediate (Grades 6-8), Samuel Osterman; Advanced (Grades 9-12), Eric Brenner.

Drawing: Beginner (Grades 3-5), Kennedy Boeglin; Intermediate (Grades 6-8), Ava Rasche; Advanced (Grades 9-12), Grace Andrews and Philicity Collignon.

Consumer Clothing: Grades 3-5, Beginner, Alayna Schnell; Grades 6-8, Intermediate, Grace Kluemper.

Electric: Division I, Roman Peter; Division 2, Ryles Gogel; Division 3, Conner Hochgesang; Division 4, Grace Weigel; Advanced Electric, John Summerlot.

Floriculture: Grades 10-12, Level D, Poster, Kennedy Nicholson.

Foods: Baked — Cookies, Grade 3, Olivia Reckelhoff; Muffins, Grade 4, Brysen Hopf; Cake, Grade 5, Eliana O’Brian; No-Yeast Pretzel or No-Yeast Biscuit, Grade 6, Elizabeth Mehringer; Yeast Breadsticks or Yeast Rolls, Grades 7-9, Brandon Mehringer; Fruit Pie, Grades 10-12, Maya Jones. Preserved — Frozen Pizza, Grade 5, Jillian Matheis; Freezer Jam, Grades 7-9, Jenna Sander; Pressure Canned Product, Grades 10-12, Ashley Sander; Cooked Jam or Reduced-Sugar Fruit Spread, Grades 10-12, Nathan Mehringer.

Forestry: Grades 3-5, Level 1, Sawyer Reckelhoff; Grades 6-8, Level 2, Alexandra Hohler; Grades 9-12, Level 3, Elizabeth Hohler.

Garden Collection: 3 Plate, Brock Fleck; 4 Plate, Jonah Fleck and Reece Fleck.

Geology: Grades 6-8, Level 2, Samuel Osterman.

Health: Grade 7, Level B, Poster, Madelyn Miller; Grades 9-12, Level C, Jackson Clark.

Herb: Parsley, Ethan Hall.

Home Environment: Grades 6-8, Level 2, Furniture, Eli Meyer and Madelyn Miller.

Leathercraft: Level E, Grades 11-12, John Summerlot.

Needlecraft: Intermediate, Grades 6-8, Ava Rasche.

Painting: Level C, Grades 7-8, Ava Rasche.

Photography: Grades 3-5, Level 1, Color Prints, Madalynn Pund and Mallory Troutman; Grades 6-8, Level 2, Color Prints, Ella Hopf and Jillian Troutman; Grades 6-8, Level 2, Color Salon Print, Olivia Bell, Kaitlyn Meyer and Joey Watts; Grades 9-12, Level 3, Color Salon Print, Abby Fischer, Emma Hassfurther, Benjamin Hochgesang and Ella Kelly.

Public Speaking: Grades 6-8, Junior, Samuel Osterman.

Reedcraft: Level E, Grades 11-12, KariAnn Scherzinger.

Sewing Construction: Grade 4, Wearable, Ella Schue; Grade 6, Wearable, Ava Verkamp; Grades 8-12, Non-Wearable, Kaelyn Backer; Grades 8-12, Wearable, Dress-Up, Amber Tretter; Grade 12, Non-Wearable, Elaina Epple.

Shooting Sports: Grades 3-5, Level 1, Caiden Beck; Grades 6-8, Level 2, Ava Verkamp; Grades 9-12, Level 3, Kenan Erwin.

Single Vegetable: Peas, Unshelled, Emma Schroering; Peppers Bell Type, Brayden Humbert; Peppers, Banana, Long, Wax or Hungarian Type, Brayden Humbert; Squash, Straight or Gooseneck (Summer Squash), Brooke Haug; Squash, Zucchini or Cocozelle, Jaclyn Haug and Grace Weigel.

Small Engines: Grades 3-5, Level 1, Sophie Miller.

Sport Fishing: Grades 3-5, Level 1, Dexter Meyer.

Tractor Safety Education: Grades 7-8, Level C, Luke Meyer.

Weather and Climate Science: Grades 6-8, Level 2, Elijah Clark.

Wildlife: Grades 6-8, Level 2, Alexandra Hohler; Grades 9-12, Level 3, Elizabeth Hohler.

Woodworking: Grades 5-6, Level B, Izak Meyer; Grades 7-9, Level C, Aaron Tretter.




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