Otoe County 4-H Members Receive County Awards

Syracuse Journal-Democrat

Otoe County 4-H members were honored for their outstanding work in Photography, Horticulture, and Rocket areas at the 2020 Otoe County Fair, said Sarah Purcell, Nebraska Extension Educator. Following are the awards, the donors, the recipients and a description of their winning 4-H entries.

Champion Photography Beginner Exhibit - $20 cash sponsored by Ralph and Kathy Scheer

of Cook - Westleigh Santema - black and white display of a girl, a flower, and a gnome.

Champion Photography Intermediate Exhibit - $20 cash sponsored by Blackbird

Photographie of Syracuse - Ashley Baragary - a rainbow.

Best Dressed Ear of Corn - Given by an anonymous Donor - 1st Place - $12.50 - Cody Damme.

Champion Garden Exhibit - $20.00 gift certificate sponsored by Mercer’s Do It Best of

Nebraska City - Hadyn Berner - garlic.

Reserve Champion Garden Exhibit - $20.00 cash sponsored by the Little Nemaha 4-H Club of the Palmyra area - Emily Van Meter - hot (non-jalapeno) pepper.

Top Tomato Exhibit - $20.00 in memory of Jacqueline Knake - Rilynn Whitney - Roma

sauce tomatoes.

Top Horticulture Exhibit - $20.00 in memory of Rosina Leefers – Ryan Damme - marigolds.

Champion Rocket Exhibit - $20 given by N.V. Helping Hands 4-H Club of the Cook area –

Ryan Damme – orange Crossfire rocket.

Watch the Journal-Democrat and News-Press for more results from the Otoe County Fair.