With the conclusion of the Iowa State Fair, over 100 red, blue and purple ribbons have been awarded to Boone County 4-Hers. Deserving special mention are:
Madeleine Bretey, Boone, received one of ten $500 4-H Scholarship awarded by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for her Sunflower Butter Display Board
Braeden Weyhrich, Boone, received one of eight $500 4-H Scholarships toward a major of Liberal Arts and Sciences with an entry in the music department, entitled “Swing Fling.”
Benjamin Craven, Boone, won a Judges’ Choice Award for his Chalk Landscape – Black Frame/Orange Matting.
Bryce Scott, Boone garnered a Judges’ Choice Award for 4-H Exhibits in Agriculture & Natural Resources for his binder entitled “2014, My First Year Farming.”
Livestock Reserve Grand Champion purple ribbons were bestowed upon Lance Longhorn of Pilot Mound (Turkey, young Tom), Paige Steward of Ogden (Black Face Commercial Ewe, Div.3) and Brennan Lynch, Boone (Landrace Gilt).