Outstanding Leavenworth County 4-H member named last month
Several local residents win Leavenworth County Fair contests
Leavenworth County 4-H Council has created a new award for 2016 to recognize an outstanding senior 4-H member.
This year’s award goes to Christina Wiley of the Reno Bobwhite 4-H Club. She received a plaque and a gift card.
Christina Wiley is the daughter of Dan and Sonia Wiley. She is a 12-year 4-H member and now is attending Kansas State University.
Here’s a look at various contest results from this year’s Leavenworth County Fair. The annual event dates back to 1926 and is thought to be one of the largest county fairs in the state.
Winners were named at the fair in horticulture judging.
Senior winners were:
Junior winners were:
Ag Challenge of Champions
Junior (Age 10 and younger)
Emmy Bracken, Baserhor Rustlers
Jack Habjan, Glenwood
DJ Klamm, Glenwood
Jeanette Klamm, Glenwood.
All highest-scoring youth received a trophy sponsored by the Leavenworth County Fair Board.
- Tanner Walden, Happy Helpers; 2. Kelsey Bradford, Happy Hollow; 3. Cameron Kilgore, Happy Hollow.
- Logan Beying, Happy Hollow; Jack Habjan, Glenwood; 3. Mary Habjan, Glenwood.
- Helen Habjan, Glenwood; 2. Colten Navinsky, Happy Hollow; 3. Sarai Parsons, Livewires.
(Younger than 7)
- Miranda McKiddy; 2. Grace Edwards; 3. Anna Murphy.
- Becky Stewart, 2. Dawn Bracken; 3. April Connel.
Watermelon eating contest
Samuel Manus; 2. Benjamin Manus.
- Isaiah Manus; 2. Gavin Shupe.
Photo competition continues through October
The Kansas Water Office invites Kansas 4-H members to enter a photography contest sponsored by their office.
l Photos must be water-related and captured in Kansas.
l All entries give the Kansas Water Office permission to freely share and publish their photos through social media, the agency’s website or other channels.
l First-, second- and third-place photos will be displayed in the Kansas Water Office during the year.
l Types of photos to consider include bodies of water, recreation and fun, irrigation and agriculture and water infrastructure.
For more information, go to agriculture.ks.gov/news-events/2016-kansas-agriculture-photo-contest.