Groveport Buttoneers 4-H Club at the county fair


The following Groveport Buttoneers 4-H Club members received at least a blue ribbon on their projects at the Franklin County Fair and other awards as noted.

•Boston Fowler – Market Swine (blue butt pig) – Grand Champion, heavyweight class, Grand Champion Junior Showman, Grand Champion Overall Market Swine; Market Swine (white pig) – 2nd in Class, 3rd overall. In open class he placed 1st with his black hog and 4th with his white hog.

•Jacob Garrett – Robotics 2 – Outstanding and State Fair Alternate; Exploring Ponds – Outstanding; Creative Baking Pie or Tart Master Chef class.

•Madeline Garrett – Dress Up Dress – Outstanding and State Fair selection, Nominee to State Fashion Board.

•Samantha Garrett – Clothing for Middle School – Outstanding, State Fair Alternate; Shopping Savvy Jr. -Outstanding and State Fair Selection; Grill Master Jr. – Superior and State Fair Alternate; Creative Baking – 4th place in Party Tray Master Chef class.

•Matthew Gavorcik – Snack Attack – Superior, Honorable Mention; Interlock Block Jr. Division – 3rd place.

•Abby Harshman – Scrapbooking – red ribbon.

•Max Harshman – Horseless Horse.

•Brenna Kilbarger – Creative Baking – 1st place Cupcake Decorating contest Sr. Division; Creative Baking – 5th place in Fudge Master Chef class.

•John Lewis – Make Over My Space Sr. – Superior, State Fair Alternate.

•Haylee Ottman – Alcohol and Drug Abuse – Superior.

•Camryn Schooley – Self Determined Sr. – Outstanding; 4th place Intermediate/Senior Division of Interlocking Block contest.

•Chancelyr Schooley – Family History Treasure Hunt – Outstanding and State Fair selection.

•Jadyn Schooley – Self Determined Jr. – Superior, State Fair selection.

•Lauren Wilson – Market Swine – 1st and 3rd in individual lightweight classes and 5th overall in lightweight classes. In Open Class placed 2nd and 3rd.

•Cloverbuds: Branson Fowler, Luke Gavorcik, Nancy Gavorcik, Lizzie Masino; Aubrey Wilson.

Club Advisors: Gaynell Garrett, Jon Hay, Lisa Frasure, Susan Brobst, Melanie Harshman, Josh Schooley and Todd Hill. Susan Brobst has been a 4-H volunteer for 30 years and is retiring this year.

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, 2018.

Cloverbuds are members who are age 5 and in kindergarten through second grade and they work on group projects during the club meetings. For information about 4-H contact Gaynell at before Jan. 8.

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