Wolf Point Herald

Club Members Rewarded For Exceeding Expectations

4-H members from across the county completed their yearly projects with conference judging on Thursday, August 8 at the fairgrounds in Culbertson.

While each individual was awarded ribbons, some members went above the judge’s expectation and received outstanding awards in various categories.

In Outstanding Sheep exhibit Quinn Whitmus won a $25 gift certificate from Barbie Hekkel. Outstanding Chicken exhibit went to Roanne Vermette with a $25 gift certificate from TNT AG of Froid. Tiara Whitmus won the Outstanding Rabbit Breeds with a $10 gift certificate from Dallas Aero Sales. Outstanding Rabbit Exhibit went to Renee Oelkers with a $10 gift certificate from Gracie’s in Bainville.     

Two Outstanding Animal Science exhibitors were named: Paytyn Wilson with a $10 gift certificate from Smokey’s in   Bainville and Roxanne Vermette with a $10 gift certificate from King’s Inn of Culbertson. Ryley Beery won the Outstanding Environmental and Natural Science exhibit with a $10 gift certificate from Brockton CHS Elevator.

Outstanding quilted item went to Emily Nielsen with a $10 gift certificate courtesy of Judy Smith. Outstanding Quilt exhibitor was Patrick Kjelshus who took home a $25 gift certificate for fabric from Judy Smith of Froid. The Outstanding Sewing and Textiles went to Kodi Bilquist who won $10 in Frostee’s bucks. Tessa Larsen took home the Outstanding Family and Consumer Science exhibit and a $10 gift certificate from the King’s Inn. Katie South won the Outstanding Photography exhibit with a $10 gift certificate from Gracie’s in Bainville. Mariah Machart won the Outstanding Leadership exhibit with a $10 gift certificate from Brockton CHS Elevator. Outstanding       

Teen Leadership exhibit was Renee Oelkers who took home a $10 gift certificate from Main Street Grocery in Poplar. Outstanding Small Engines exhibit was won by Lucas Oelkers who also welcomed $10 in Culbertson Chamber Bucks. Two Outstanding Cloverbud awards went to Carson Solem who won $10 in Frostee’s Bucks and Bronc Bilquist who won a $10 gift certificate from Judy Smith.

Two Outstanding Health exhibits went to Halle Vareberg who took home a $10 gift certificate from the Mint Café in Froid and Elizabeth Hendrickson with a $10 gift certificate from the Young Ranch in Froid.

The Outstanding Health exhibit went to Tiara Whitmus and $10 Frostee’s Bucks while the health award went to Trinity Whitmus with a $10 gift certificate from King’s Inn.

Outstanding Cake Decorating exhibit was Sierra Machart who won a Wilton Yearbook. Another Outstanding Cake Decorating exhibit was Elizabeth Hendrickson won a Wilton Yearbook and a prize of her choice from Wilton.

Outstanding Secretary Book went to Renee Oelkers who took home a $10 gift certificate from Brockton CHS.

Outstanding Interview was won by Katie South who also won a $10 gift certificate from Smokey’s of Bainville. Outstanding Club Scrapbook was won by Tessa Larsen who won a $10 gift certificate from Smokey’s of Bainville.

Nathan Hackley won the Outstanding Self-Determined exhibit and a $10 gift certificate from Dallas Aero Sales.

Outstanding FFA awards went to Nathan Hackley, Ty Handy, and Courtney Sorteberg who won $10 in Culbertson Chamber bucks, $20 from the Mint Café, and $20 from the Treasure’s of Poplar Independence Bank respectively.