S.D. State Fair yields dozens of local purples
October 02. 2012 4:26PM
Moody County 4-H chapters, which include students from Dell Rapids, racked up the purple ribbons at the State Fair, held in Huron Aug. 30-Sept. 3. Ribbon winners from the area included the following students:
Alex Anderson, who purpled in dairy cattle – garnering him the champion brown Swiss heifer, as well as ribbons in brown Swiss junior heifer calf and brown Swiss interim heifer calf. He additionally was given purples for dairy cattle showmanship, a Youth in Action public presentation and for static exhibits – visual arts, educational poster, clothing (selected outfit) and foods and nutrition (convenience foods).
Riley Anderson received purples in dairy cattle events including brown Swiss senior heifer calf, brown Swiss summer yearling heifer, brown Swiss senior yearling heifer and showmanship. He also received static exhibit purples in citizenship and public presentation.
Olivia Beck received purple ribbons in visual arts for her handmade jewelry and in photography for pictures of architecture.
Veronica Beck earned top marks for her handmade jewelry as well.
Bethany Britton received two purple ribbons – in visual arts for a leather kit and pattern and for textiles.
Tanner Christenson received a purple for his work with electrical wiring.
Leslie Clark received division champion for her market swine entry.
Bridget Dunn received purple ribbons for her static exhibits, including two for visual arts and two for photography.
Anna Eikmeier won purples for her market swine totaling six in all.
Courtney Geraets won purple ribbons for work with visual arts and photography.
Gage Gullickson garnered top ranks in breeding sheep, dairy goat, poultry, rabbit, citizenship and visual arts categories, including a best of breed in rabbits.
Grady Gullickson purpled in dairy goats, poultry and rabbits for eight ribbons.
Amanda Haugen received a purple ribbon for her recycled/remade plate.
Sara Haugen’s purple showings included home environment, visual arts and photography.
Hannah Heiberger racked up top ribbons in community service displays, first aid, foods and nutrition and home environment.
Elizabeth Hursey received purple ribbons for citizenship, clothing, visual arts and photography.
Madeline Hursey won top honors in visual arts and photography.
Lexi Klein’s highest honors came from visual arts and photography.
Madison Kontz won purples for clothing and home environment.
Sidney Krantz ranked on top in both home environment for her outdoor art and visual arts for her textiles kit.
Emily Kuntze’s cat and kitten entries gained her high marks.
Asher Lensing’s chalk/carbon/pigment art, wood construction and wildlife photos gained him four ribbons.
Madelyn Loehr’s cookies, cakes and brown eggs received purples.
McKayla Loehr gained purples in cakes, décor, recycled or remade items and brown eggs.
Taiven Logan took purple ribbons in visual arts, as well as four in photography.
Mitchell Mohror ranked high in potatoes, visual arts and photography.
Alexander Peterson won purple for an educational display on automotive and tractors.
Colton Pulscher ribboned in rabbits, while Jaycie Pulscher took top honors in breeding sheep and candid photography.
Chase Reed purpled in market sheep, while Chet Reed too purple for his ewe.
Desire Routier won top ribbons in breeding sheep, winning division champion for her yearling ewe and division reserve champion for her late spring ewe lamb.
Gage Schoenwetter won a purple in textiles, while Kylob Schoenwetter won top ribbons in waterfowl and poultry showmanship.
Luke Snoozy received purple in special foods – protein.
Abby Stauffenecker won purple for her foods and nutrition exhibit.
Casey Stegeman was tops in sweet peppers, while Kyle Stegeman won in photography for four ribbons and landscapes for one.
Harley Steinhauer won purple for drop cookies and drawn images.
Teddy Taylor’s rabbit ranked high for a purple ribbon.
Mackenzie Watkins’s tourism photography garnered her a top ribbon.
Grace Williams ranked high in child development, home environment, safety (2) and “self-determined” for her educational display on bath fizzles, while Macy Williams purpled in home environment, horticulture and photography.
Colin Winberg’s still life won him a purple, while Emily Winberg took top ranks in home environment and visual arts – plastic.
Brandi Wolles won purple for her soy baked goods; Clay Wolles won for visual arts, photography and public presentation; Kayla Wolles won for graphic design and photography (2); Kiley Wolles won for first aid, home environment and visual arts; and Lindsey Wolles won for two visual arts projects.