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Jackson County 4-H youth place in 2022 general show

MURPHYSBORO, Ill. – Creativity and skills were recently on display as Jackson County members shared their annual projects at the 4-H general show. Youth were judged in areas such as visual arts, photography, food and nutrition, floriculture, and much more.

4-H members that receive state delegation will have the opportunity to display their projects at the Illinois State Fair on August 14 in Springfield. Blue ribbon winners that have won state fair delegation are listed below:

Anaiya Caraway – Clay, Vegetable Gardening, Photography

Brianna Carnes – Fiber

Lance Carnes – Geology

Elijah Clutts – Maker

Brody Fisher- Woodworking

Isaac Fredrickson – Nature, Aerospace

Caleb Gao – Maker

Jonathan Hawes – Computer-Generated Art

Julie Heins – Floriculture, Photography

Kaylin Heins – Floriculture, Photography

Landon Hindrichs – 3-D Design/Mixed-Media

Vincent Hutchison – Health, Maker

Juliana Jeremiah – Animal Science

Isaiah Jones – Maker

Ruth Jones – Chalk/Carbon/Pigment A, Clothing & Textiles

Iyona Newell – Cooking 101

Everett Snyder – Intercultural

Greta Snyder – Consumer Education, Visual Arts Food Decorating

Lance Snyder – Maker

Levi Snyder – Maker

Lincoln Snyder – Cooking 201

Ryleigh Richelman – Crops (Corn)

Sam Trammell – Chalk/Carbon/Pigment A

Brayden Wilson – Esports, Video/Filmmaking

Ethan Womble – Entomology (Beekeeping), Computer Science


Those selected for alternates for the state fair are listed below:

Jaycee Crowden - Visual Arts Food Decorating

Chace Hall – Photography

Kaylin Heins- Chalk/Carbon/Pigment A

Vincent Hutchison- Clay

Ruth Jones - Photography

Rylie Robinson- Fiber

Greta Snyder- Chalk/Carbon/Pigment A

The youngest 4-H members, known as Cloverbuds, also received a green ribbon for participation in the fair. The 2022 Cloverbud participants for Perry County were Bryce Ehlers, Josie Fisher, Austin Froemling, Johanna Fuhrhop, Oliver Fuhrhop, Elsie Heins, Lilly Lowery, Jenny Jeremiah, Isaac Marquith, Colby Richelman, and Aubrey Wilson.

To learn more about how to get involved with 4-H in your community, visit

WRITER: Heather Willis, marketing and communications coordinator,, (618) 357-2126

SOURCE: Becky Needham, 4-H program coordinator,, (618) 687-1727

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ABOUT ILLINOIS 4-H: Illinois 4-H is the flagship youth development program of University of Illinois Extension and administered through the College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences. 4-H grows true leaders, youth who are empowered for life today and prepared for a career tomorrow. The hands-on approach in 4-H gives young people guidance, tools, and encouragement and puts them in the driver's seat to make great things happen. Independent research confirms the unparalleled impact of the 4-H experience, demonstrating that young people are four times more likely to contribute to their communities; two times more likely to make healthier choices; two times more likely to be civically active; and two times more likely to participate in STEM programs.