by Julia Wilson, Edmonson County Extension Office
Edmonson County was well represented during the recent Kentucky State Fair. The fair hosts 4-H projects from across the state in Cloverville, which consists of 18 divisions where 4-H'ers can showcase their projects. In order to exhibit a 4-H project in Cloverville, 4-H'ers must first compete in their county and be selected as the champion in the class. These champions advance to the Kentucky State Fair and are exhibited in Cloverville where they are judged on the Danish System. The Danish system awards all entries a ribbon based on their quality. Purple= excels, denotes champion of a class. Blue=excellent, Red=good, White= fair.
Hannah Vincent, daughter of Jeremy & Jennifer Vincent, won class champion in Class 907 Heritage Experience. In this class, Hannah had to learn a heritage skill, created a project and submit written documentation about the project. Her grandmother, Shelia Vincent, taught her how to sew, then Hannah completed Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls, and provided documentation about the experience.
In addition, members of Edmonson County’s new Community 4-H Club, The Outdoors Club, competed in several categories:
751 Junior Acrylic/Oil Painting- Blue
727 Junior Jewelry-Blue
747 Junior Decoupage-Red
864 Strawberry Jam-Red
850 One 8” or 9” layer Rich Chocolate Cake-White
844 Three Scones-Red
845 Three Cornmeal Muffins-Red
772 Single photograph; subject: landscape or seascape as the main focus of the picture-Red
907 Heritage Experience-Blue, Class Champion
890 Simple cloth item for the home-Blue
895 Cloth item for the home created using a sewing machine-Blue
1050 Junior Upcycling Project-White
781 Photography Single color. Horticultural subject or activity-White
765 My Community: Single photograph of an interesting building within your community-Red
900 Old or discarded item made useful in a new way as a home accessory-Red
674 Wood Science Level 1, made from a kit-White
854 Three Cinnamon Twists-Red
848 Three Brownies-Red
841 Three Oatmeal Muffins-Blue
799 Up Cycle It! Junior-Red
4-H'ers can be involved in Cloverville in a variety of ways from exhibiting projects, conducting demonstrations, and performing talents on stage. If your child is interested in participating in 4-H please contact the Edmonson County UK Cooperative Extension Office at 270-597-3628.
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