Edmunds County 4-H Members displayed their 2012 projects and animals at the 4-H Achievement Days held August 1-3 in Ipswich. Crowned 4-H royalty was Queen Kayla Perrion, daughter of Doug and Janice Perrion of Ipswich and King Austin Weisser, son of Rick and Anita Weisser of Roscoe. Crowned Cloverbud Princess was Madison Geditz, daughter of Dave and Teri Geditz of Ipswich and Prince Clark Beyers, son of David and Nichole Beyers of Roscoe. The secret alumni was revealed on Friday evening as Cindy Heinz. There were two people that guessed correctly and the first guess came from Sharon Beitelspacher.
The Horse Show and Play Day was held on Wednesday evening at the Trail Days Arena. There were 15 participants from Edmunds, Brown, and McPherson. Results were: Stock Seat Equitation-Purple ribbon winners were Jailey Hutson, Jalyssa Hutson, Chesney Olivier, Quincy Olivier, Katelynn Westphal, Kaylee Braun, and Shekota Myer; Egg and Spoon Race -Quincy Olivier, Kaylee Braun; Barrel Racing-Katelynn Westphal, Doryian Hedges; Boot Scramble-Chesney Olivier, Kaylee Braun; Flag Race-Jailey Hutson; Kaitlyn Sandmeier; Ribbon Race-Lacey Westphal and Katelynn Westphal, Kaitlyn Sandmeier and Kaylee Braun; Pole Bending-Katelynn Westphal, Sarah Parkin; Key Hole Race-Katelynn Westphal, Kaylee Braun; Kool-aid Race-Meza Myer, Shekota Myer. Others participating in the events were: Cassie Braun, Rachel Braun, and Logan Flack.
Thursday morning started off with the dog show. Receiving a trophy for Grand Champion Dog Showman was Lynae Petersen.
Other results were as follows:
Novice Showmanship: Purple-Myra Toennies, Katie Preszler, Miranda Huber, Nathan Preszler, Kaylee Braun, Lynae Petersen, April Waldner, Madison Bieber.
Open Showmanship: Purple-Alex Preszler, Hannah Toennies, Ellen Weber.
Team Novice: Purple-Hannah Toennies, Ellen Weber, Alex Preszler, Lynae Petersen.
Team Pre Novice: Blue-Ellen Weber, Lynae Petersen, Miranda Huber, Bridget Fuhrmann.
Team Pre Novice: Blue-Madison Bieber, Heather Fuhrmann, April Waldner, Myra Toennies.
Basic A Obedience: Purple-Emily Wiedebush, Cody Larson; Blue-Emma Rozell; Red-Macy Mesteller.
Basic B Obedience: Purple-April Waldner, Haven Brunes, Kaylee Braun, Callie Mickelson, Wyatt Larson; Blue-Katie Preszler, Miranda Huber, Madison Bieber; Red-Bridget Fuhrmann; White-Lynae Petersen.
Pre Novice Obedience: Purple-Lynae Petersen, Ellen Weber, Nathan Preszler, Madison Bieber; Blue-Myra Toennies.
Novice Obedience: Purple-Rachel Fuhrmann, Lynae Petersen; Blue-Alex Preszler.
Pre Open Obedience: Purple-Ellen Weber; Blue-Heather Fuhrmann.
Rally Novice A: Purple-Emma Rozell; Blue-Levi Wiedebush, Emily Wiedebush, Cody Larson, Breanna Huber, Nathan Preszler, Katie Preszler.
Rally Novice B: Purple-Lynae Petersen, Kaylee Braun, Ellen Weber, Lynae Petersen, April Waldner, Madison Bieber; Blue-Miranda Huber, Wyatt Larson, Haven Brunes.
Rally Advance A (On Leash): Purple-Madison Bieber; Blue-Myra Toennies, Lynae Petersen.
Rally Advanced B (Off Leash): Purple-Hannah Toennies, Alex Preszler.
Rally Excellent-Purple-Ellen Weber.
Agility On Leash: Purple-Emily Wiedebush, Callie Mickelson; Blue-Cody Larson, Emma Rozell; Red-Myra Toennies, April Waldner; White-Wyatt Larson, Nathan Preszler.