Carroll 4-H'ers win several prizes at Md. State Fair

September 06, 1992|By Kerry O'Rourke | Kerry O'Rourke,Staff Writer

TIMONIUM -- The Alvarez sisters raised their Nubians right.

Brandy, 14, and Becky, 12, won six champion ribbons at the Maryland State Fair last week with their Nubian goats, Rose, Sabrina, Cleo and Greer.

Becky won the grand champion, senior and junior champion and best baby doe prizes. Brandy won the junior and senior reserve championships.

The girls, members of the Chevonaire 4-H Dairy Goat Club, have been raising the goats with the long, floppy ears at their home in Marston for four years.

The sisters were among a group of Carroll 4-H'ers who won champion honors at the state fair.

Carroll County Farm Queen Heather Hull, 17, of Westminster, was the first runner-up in the Maryland Farm Queen contest on Aug. 30.

Carroll 4-H'ers had the best county group of Holsteins, and a county team won the senior food nutrition bowl contest. The Carrollton 4-H Club won a champion ribbon for its booth display, "Clowning Around -- Join 4-H."

Other winners included:

* Ross Bair, 11, of Westminster, champion for a cactus dish garden.

* JoAnn Baker, 17, of Lineboro, champion dairy Ayrshire fitting and showing.

* Lisa Baublitz, 16, of Westminster, senior western champion gelding.

* Matt Bauerline, 13, of Hampstead, purebreds champion for a Charolais heifer.

* Jenny Brothers, 14, of Westminster, senior reserve champion in clothing for three-piece outfit.

* Tracy Clagett, 15, of New Windsor, reserve champion Hereford and reserve champion Simmental.

* Shawn Colleran, 14, of Finksburg, first place in the experimental photography division. His photo of an exploding ship will be exhibited at the National 4-H Congress in Chicago in December.

* Keith Dutterer, 11, of Westminster, intermediate reserve champion in the angel food cake division and barley champion.

* Monica Feeser, 16, of Taneytown, grand champion market hog and market lamb.

* Brett Fogle, 14, of Woodbine, reserve champion market steer.

* Jessica Fogle, 17, of Woodbine, grand champion and senior champion beef fitting and showing.

* Amy Gesell, 14, of Westminster, champion senior turkey illustrated talk.

* Megan Hankins, 14, of Hampstead, senior champion for weaving.

* Cara Harrison, 14, of Woodbine, grand champion rate of gain steer and reserve champion Angus.

* Eddie Harrison, 11, of Woodbine, reserve champion Poland China gilt and champion Yorkshire gilt.

* Michael Harrison, 11, of Woodbine, intermediate champion beef fitting and showing.

* Amy Lebrun, 13, of Woodbine, reserve champion Durock gilt and reserve champion Yorkshire gilt.

* Donald Lentzner, 16, of Woodbine, champion dairy steer.

* Shane Martin, 13, of Westminster, intermediate champion in bicycle contest.

* Jennifer Moore, 9, of Sykesville, junior champion illustrated food nutrition talk.

* Kelly Myers, 13, of New Windsor, junior champion Holstein and best bred and owned Holstein.

* Katie Painter, 13, of Reisterstown, intermediate champion in clothing for tailored jacket with skirt.

* Leroy Schaefer, 14, of Upperco, champion Berkshire gilt, reserve champion Chester White gilt and champion Hampshire gilt.

* Melanie Schwedes, 18, of Mount Airy, champion Simmental.

* Monica Smith, 18, of New Windsor, champion dairy steer fitting and showing.

* Paul Smith, 15, of New Windsor, reserve champion dairy steer.

* Jennifer Wildesen, 13, of Uniontown, champion and reserve champion shorthorn.

* Tom Wisner, 17, of Westminster, champion bred and owned Simmental.

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