2014 Adams Co. 4-H Banquet

Adams County 4-H awards banquet was held on November 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm with potluck supper and awards at 6:30pm at Hettinger Research Extension Center. The 4-H members were the presenters at the banquet. Meritorious Service Award went to Larry and Bonnie Lueck for all their hard work they have done for the 4-H program. Bonnie was a 4-H leader and Larry was on the fair board and both have helped with various 4-H activities from judging, youth activity day and helping at the Adams County Fair. They have been great volunteers for the 4-H program.

Adams County 4-H awards banquet was held on November 22, 2014 at 6:00 pm with potluck supper and awards at 6:30pm at Hettinger Research Extension Center. The 4-H members were the presenters at the banquet. Meritorious Service Award went to Larry and Bonnie Lueck for all their hard work they have done for the 4-H program. Bonnie was a 4-H leader and Larry was on the fair board and both have helped with various 4-H activities from judging, youth activity day and helping at the Adams County Fair. They have been great volunteers for the 4-H program.

The Key Club Award was given to Leif Bakken and the pins are sponsored by the 4-H Leaders Council. This award is given to an individual that is at least 16 years old, that has been a past outstanding senior awards recipient, participated in county activities, been active in community activities and positive leadership attitude. The winner of the Home Ec. Trophy was Mirandi Bakken and trophy was sponsored by Alfred & Barb Rose. Katy Schauer was the winner of the Beginner Achievement Award and sponsored by Barb Johnson Family. Rachel Larson was the winner of Honor Award Trophy and sponsored by Warren and Shari Wick.

The winner of the Junior Communication Choice Trophy was Kaden Schauer and trophy was sponsored by KB Jewelers. The winner of the Senior Communication Choice Trophy was Colton Damjanovich and sponsored by West River Insurance Agency.

The 2014 Outstanding Jr. Members were Rachel Larson and Kaden Schauer and they receive $25 from the 4-H Leaders Council to use towards a project for next year. The 2014 Outstanding Sr. Members were Aubrey Weishaar and Elizabeth Schultz and they received a traveling trophy that is sponsored by the Rose Markegard Memorial.

The trophy winners from the Dog and Livestock Shows at the Adams County Fair in July were handed out at the awards banquet.  The 2014 Outstanding Livestock Judger was Colton Damjanovich.

The 4-H members that received award medals must have given at least two demonstrations, talks or lessons in this project and exhibited in the project at least two years. The winners this year were Tucker Ellingson-goat disc and Kaden Schauer-goat, sheep and swine disc.

Kids that received new member plaques were Dylan Nash, Kolby Melling, Sam Wieshaar, Drew Hetzel, Kayla Schauer, Gracia Jorgenson, Ella Friebel, Avery Tuhy, Kolson Melling, Tatum Fitch, and Rayven Conner

Members received discs for completing the 4-H year.

Cloverbuds:, Olivia Havelka, Erica Havelka, Joclyn Wolff, Kestral Damjanovich, Kelly Schauer, Blake Larson, Chloe Geaumont, Laela Jensen, Joseph Larson, Sophia Kennedy, Dylan Nash, Kolby Melling, Sam Wieshaar, Drew Hetzel, Kayla Schauer, Gracia Jorgenson, Ella Friebel and Avery Tuhy.

First year members: Sydney Ellingson, Micah Irwin, Isabelle Strid, Elijah Larson, Kaitlyn Schauer, Sarah Hetzel, Kolson Melling, Tatum Fitch, and Rayven Conner.

Second year members: Abby Hill, Megan Hill, Patrick Schultz, Grace Wolff, Tucker Ellingson, Ella Jensen, Anna Havelka, Hayden Erickson, and Elena Irwin

Third year members: Rachel Larson, Jacob Hetzel, Beth Lien, Kaden Schauer, Tate Nash, Madelyn Larson,  Rebecca Knutson and Samantha Knutson.

Fourth year members: Lauren Weishaar, Madison, Weishaar, and Carolyn Schultz.

Fifth year members: Nora Larson and Megan Lien

Sixth year members: Aubrey Weishaar

Seventh year members: Elizabeth Schultz and Emily Erickson

Ninth year members: Colton Damjanovich and Mirandi Bakken

Ten year members: Leif Bakken

Eleventh year member: Ben Pearson

4-H Leaders: First year: Dave Nash, Jodi Larson, Jessica Dooley, Ria Eaton, Corie Lien and Rhonda Knutson Third year: Ronda Schauer and Holly Hetzel Seventh year: Sarah Weishaar Ninth year: Jeri Bakken Twelfth year: Barb Johnson Forty-third: John Gupman

Special thank you to the parents for their hard work in helping the kids complete their 4-H year. Thanks to the leaders for their hard work this past year with club meetings and activities this past year.







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