The following Groveport Buttoneers 4-H Club members received at least a blue ribbon on their projects and other awards at this year’s Franklin County Fair:
Grace Ahrens – grand champion market goat; junior hog showmanship; reserve lightweight hog and reserve heavyweight hog; Farm Bureau poster winner beginner hogs; JD Livestock Award;
Lane Brobst – 2nd place senior showmanship cattle; competed with hogs and dairy beef feeder; Farm Bureau poster winner senior dairy beef feeder; JD Livestock Award;
Kate Bliven – creative costume state fair selection; You Can Quilt state fair selection;
Ben Dennis – basic archery state fair alternate;
Justus Dorsey – creative writing – superior;
Jacob Garrett – global gourmet – honorable mention; Warm It Up Engines state fair selection;
Madeline Garrett – yeast bread – outstanding; Clothing for High School state fair selection; nominee to Ohio 4H Fashion Revue;
Samantha Garrett – Tops for Tweens; Fast Break for Breakfast state fair alternate;
Joseph Green – basic archery – outstanding;
Michayla Gussler – photography state fair selection; reptiles state fair selection; Set the Stage – outstanding and best of show;
Ethan Gussler – beekeeping state fair selection; Woodworking Making the Cut state fair selection;
Abby Harshman – basic archery – honorable mention;
Hazel Jarrett – sewing – outstanding and honorable mention; 2nd place rabbit fun show; pet rabbit – superior;
Isaac Jarrett – creative baking 1st place raspberry cream cheese coffee cake; pet rabbit;
Mattie Jarrett – creative baking 2nd place cherry pineapple cobbler; pet rabbit;
Brenna Kilbarger – yeast bread – outstanding; creative baking 1st place gluten free peanut butter cookies;
Connor Kilbarger – Sewing Outer Layer state fair selection; Fashion Revue Scholarship nominee;
Arly Kisner – poultry;
David Lewis – poultry; photography – outstanding;
John Lewis – global gourmet state fair selection; Financial Success state fair selection; creative baking 2nd place snowball cookies;
Haylee Ottman – Safe Use of Guns – honorable mention; Becoming Money Wise – state fair alternate;
Cameryn Schooley – photography – outstanding;
Chancelyr Schooley – photography – outstanding;
Noah Winterton – woodworking.
Cloverbuds are Max Harshman, Kinsi Hovance, Isabella Jarrett, Sarah Jarrett, Madison Kelly, Cole Kisner, Lizzie Masino, Jadyn Schooley, and Lauren Wilson.
Advisors are Gaynell Garrett, Jill and Jon Hay; Lisa Frasure, Aileen Clark, Jenny Dennis, Kathy Kisner, and Susan Brobst.
The Groveport Buttoneers 4-H Club meets year round and accepts new members in October. Traditional 4-H’ers (taking an individual project) must be age 8 and in the third grade as of Jan. 1, 2016. Cloverbuds are members who are age 5 and in kindergarten through second grade and they work on group projects during club meetings. For information contact Gaynell at firstname.lastname@example.org by Jan. 15.