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 4h.extension.illinois.edu.
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