Otoe County 4-H members were honored for their outstanding work in the Home Environment area at the 2019 Otoe County Fair, said Sarah Purcell, Nebraska Extension Educator. Following are the awards, the donors, the recipients and a description of their winning Home Environment 4-H entries.
Reserve Champion Beginner Exhibit - $20 cash sponsored by Karen Hassler of Unadilla – Justus Kreifels – tie dyed pillowcase.
Champion Beginner Exhibit - $20 sponsored by Runza of Nebraska City – Bryn Boitnott – floral message board.
Reserve Champion Intermediate Exhibit -$20 cash sponsored by Verda Umland of Palmyra – Charys Tompkins – elephant in front of a rainbow painting.
Champion Intermediate Exhibit -$20 cash sponsored by The Keeping Room, Nebraska City – Valerie Bennie – cheetah acrylic painting.
Reserve Champion Advanced Exhibit - $20 cash sponsored by Nebraska City Upholstery & Design    – Taylor Mead – recycled coffee table.
Champion Advanced Exhibit - $20 cash sponsored by Staack Furniture & Carpets, Syracuse – Kirsten Bischoff – Porg from Star Wars piggy bank.
Beginning Quilter Exhibit - Quilting supplies donated by Janet Twohig of Unadilla –  Jacob Hippen – football quilt.
Reserve Champion Quilt Quest Exhibit - $20 cash sponsored by Carl and Sarah Purcell of Cook – Camryn Tompkins – Husker quilt.
Champion Quilt Quest Exhibit - $20 gift certificate sponsored by Sew Enchanting of Nebraska City – Anne Bennier – Bookcase quilt with the books hand embroidered with the names of Anne’s favorite books.
Junior Division Outstanding Home Environment Exhibitor - rosette and $20.00 cash - sponsored by First Class Flowers of Nebraska City - Jacob Hippen.
Intermediate Division Outstanding Home Environment Exhibitor - rosette and $20.00 cash - sponsored by The Treasure Trove, Syracuse of Jacob Wood.
Senior Division Outstanding Home Environment Exhibitor - rosette and $20.00 cash - sponsored by Andrews Monument Works of Nebraska City- Kirsten Bischoff.