The 84th annual 4-H Achievement Banquet was recently held at Salem United Methodist Church in Newton to honor Harvey County 4-H members, volunteers and supporters. More than 75 4-H members, their families, and special guests attended the annual awards banquet sponsored by the Harvey County 4-H Council.

 

Harvey County 4-H members receiving 4-H Achievement Pins, County Champion awards, Kansas Award Portfolios, Club Seals, scholarships and special awards were recognized. Results are below, organized by 4-H Club.

 

Burrton 4-H Club: Blue Seal

Maggie Bass, Silver Pin, Intermediate Beef- Bucket Calf, Intermediate Foods and Nutrition, Intermediate Photography, and Intermediate Poultry

Levi Durner, Emerald Pin, Intermediate Space Tech

Brock Jensen, Emerald Pin

Addie Jensen, Emerald Pin

 

Halstead Cloverleaf 4-H Club: Blue Seal

Dalaina Schutte, Clover Pin, Intermediate Clothing and Textiles

Dominique Schutte, Clover Pin, Intermediate Dog Care and Training

Carter Zongker, State Horticulture Judging 5th place team, 5th place individual senior division, National 4-H Horticulture Judging Competition Kansas Team Member

 

Hesston 4-H Club: Blue Seal

Kayla Ewert, Ten Year Membership pin

Brenlyn Richmond, Membership Pin, Junior Division Dog Care and Training, Junior Division Entomology, Junior Division Photography, Junior Division Space Tech, Junior Division Visual Arts

Rebecca Ring, Senior Division Shotgun State Shoot Participant, Camp Counselor

Brityne Rucker, Harvey County Development Fund 4-H Scholarship Winner

Abigayle Weber, Ten Year Membership pin

 

Lucky 13 4-H Club: Purple Seal, Community Service Project

Aaron Coash, Ten Year Membership pin

Ashley Groote, Archery State Shoot participant

Marissa Hurst, Harvey County Development Fund 4-H Scholarship Winner, Camp Counselor

Jacey Wedel, Harvey County Development Fund 4-H Scholarship Winner

Katelin Koehn, Archery State Shoot participant

Nicholas Koehn, Archery State Shoot 11th place

Luke Riffel, Ten Year Membership pin

Toby Spreier, Membership Pin

Shelby Spreier, Membership Pin

Luke Stucky, Silver Pin, Champion Senior Meat Goats

Seth Stucky, Gold Pin, Champion Senior Space Tech, Key Award Recipient, Harvey County Outstanding 4-H Member winner

Leah Wertenberger, Bronze Pin, Junior Division Clothing and Textiles

Rhett Wertenberger, Clover Pin, Intermediate Foods and Nutrition

 

Macon Lakers 4-H Club: Purple Seal, Community Service Project

Jenna Baldwin, State Horticulture Judging 5th place team

Evelyn Gartner, Clover Pin, Intermediate Clothing and Textiles

Joel Golubski, Leadership Pin, Champion Senior Foods and Nutrition, Harvey County Outstanding 4-H Member winner, Harvey County Home Economics Club Award winner

Reid Golubski, Silver Pin, Intermediate Space Tech

Jaeann James, Membership Pin, Junior Division Horse

Ezri Mitchel, Membership Pin, Junior Division Foods and Nutrition, Junior Division Photography

Caroline Rickard, Bronze Pin, Junior Division Foods and Nutrition

Taylor Redington, Silver Pin, Intermediate Leadership

Eli Redington, Leadership Pin, Intermediate Leadership, Intermediate Photography

 

Sedgwick Sunflowers 4-H Club: Purple Seal, Community Service Project

Abby Banta, Clover Pin, Intermediate Clothing and Textiles, Intermediate Plant Science, Intermediate Visual Arts, Intermediate Woodworking, Harvey County Home Economics Club Award winner

Mikey Storey, State Horticulture Judging 5th place team

 

Walton Willing Workers 4-H Club: Purple Seal

Alice Claassen, Intermediate Horticulture Judging Team Member

Jadyn Eckert, Intermediate Horticulture Judging Team Member

Cody Eye, Silver Guard Pin, Intermediate Shooting Sports, Junior Division Shotgun State Shoot Participant

Jacob Harder, Ten Year Membership pin

Alaxis Jensen, Membership Pin, Junior Division Exploring 4-H, Junior Division Foods and Nutrition

Faye Smith, Ten Year Membership pin

Haley Southern, Harvey County Development Fund 4-H Scholarship Winner

Harvey County 4-H Volunteers, Special Recognition for years of service

Name; Years; Club/Project

Lisa Golubski; 5; Macon Lakers

Deidra Hendricks; 5; Macon Lakers

Heather Koehn; 5; Lucky 13, Archery Project

Don Ring; 5; Hesston

Jennifer Watchous; 5 ; Lucky 13

Klee Watchous; 5; Lucky 13

Chris White;  5 ; Walton

Carrie Budde-White; 10; Walton

Aaron Hurst; 10; Lucky 13

Gary Lanier; 15; Lucky 13

Barbara Roux; 45; County Wide-Beef Project

Sara Murphy; 50; County Wide-Geology Project

 

Harvey County Farm Bureau Awards: $50 Sponsorship to each Harvey County 4-H Club.

 

— Hannah Reynolds is a Kansas State Research and Extension Agent for Harvey County. 4-H Youth Development is her specialty. The Harvey County Extension Office can be contacted at 284-6930.