2014 Brown County 4-H Royalty candidates
The 2014 4-H Royalty candidates have submitted their applications and will be selected by 4-H members through online votes prior to Monday, Aug. 11. Royalty candidates will be actively participating in different events throughout the fair–just look for the purple shirts!
The Royalty will be crowned Friday, Aug. 15 during the 4-H Royalty Coronation and 4-H Fashion Show at the Brown County Fair. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Kessler’s tent on the east side of the Expo Building. 2013 4-H Royalty Brook Olson and Kari Gascoigne will preside over the 2014 Royalty Event.
The 2014 Royalty Candidates are as follows:
Logan Ellingson, 16, is an eight year member of the Warner Honey Bees 4-H club. In that time she has held the offices of President, Secretary, and Treasurer. She has participated in many different project areas, including: Beef Production, Computers, Foods & Nutrition, Photography, and Poultry & Eggs.
4-H has given Logan her start in showing cattle and now she attends shows outside of our local 4-H show. She has even been trying to get a FFA program set up in her school. Showing cattle has been her favorite part of 4-H and it has taught her responsibility by caring for her livestock, a quality that will help her later on in life. She also enjoys showing poultry and has learned something every year she’s participated in the project area.
Outside of 4-H, Logan is a honor role student at Warner High School, is ranked second for GPA in her class, and is active in community service. She volunteers at the Stratford community play every year, as well as the community service projects she participates in with her club.
Ashley Gibbs, 17, is a ten year member of the Putney Putovers 4-H Club. In that time she has held the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Reporter. She has participated in many different project areas, including: Child Development, Clothing & Textiles, Discovering 4-H, Dogs, Fashion Revue, First Aid, Home Living, Photography, Visual Arts, and Welding Science.
Some of Ashley’s accomplishments in 4-H include receiving junior and senior top model in the 4-H Fashion Revue, receiving top 4-H record book, and receiving all purple ribbons at the Brown County Fair in August of 2013.
Outside of 4-H, Ashley is an honor roll student at Groton Area High School, a letter winner of both volleyball and basketball, and a member of Emmanuel Lutheran Luther League and Church choir.
Harlie Kate Malpert, 15, is a six year member of the Stateline Feeders 4-H club. In that time she has held the offices of President, Vice President, Secretary, and Treasurer. She has participated in the following project areas: Achievement Medal, Beef Production, Judging, and Swine. Harlie has participated in the 4-H Phonathon, cattle shows, and judging schools.
Some her greatest 4-H accomplishments include Reserve Champion Simm. Steer at the State Fair in 2010, 5th over all individual at State judging in 2010, medaling in her project areas, Reserve Champion Simm. Angus heifer in 2012, and helping her club win herdsmanship in the beef barn.
Outside of 4-H, Harlie has been accepted as a People To People Student Ambassador and traveled to Italy, Spain & France in June 2014. She has also been her class treasurer both as a freshman and sophomore and received 2nd runner-up at Britton-Hecla Jr. Snow Queen contest in 2014.
Breanna Marzahn, 17, is a ten year member of the Friendly Fellows and Daisies 4-H club. In that time she has held the offices of Treasurer, Reporter, Junior Leader, Photographer, Historian, and Cloverbud Leader. She has participated in many different project areas, including: Aerospace & Rocketry, Child Development, Clothing & Textiles, Fashion Revue, Foods & Nutrition, Hobbies & Collections, Home Living, Judging, Photography, Plant & Soil Science, Public Speaking, Special Foods, and Visual Arts.
Breanna has participated in 4-H Camp, TLC, 4-H Phonathon, FES, Visual Arts and Photography Judging Schools, and National 4-H Congress. Some of her greatest 4-H accomplishments include: being selected to represent South Dakota at the 2013 National 4-H Congress, being a member of the South Dakota State First Place Visual Arts, Photography and FCS Senior Judging Teams in 2012, Receiving the Thompson 4-H Photography Award, and being selected Beginner and Junior Top Model at the Brown County 4-H Fashion Revue (2007, 2008, & 2009).
Outside of 4-H, Breanna is a member of Destination Imagination and most recently traveled to Knoxville, Tenn. in 2014 to participate in Destination Imagination Global Finals. She was also an active member of Carnival Of Silver Skates. In 2014 she was selected as Carnival of Silver Skates Queen and instructed Kindergarten and 3rd grade classes, as well as skating a solo and three duets. Breanna is also a part of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Youth Group. Within this group she is a Eucharistic Minister, Alter Server and Lector. She also taught Kindergarten CCD and assisted with Totus Tuus.
Krystyna Stucker, 17, is a nine year member of the Dakota Sharpshooters 4-H club. In that time she has held the office of President and participated in the following project areas: Dogs, Horses & Ponies, Physical Fitness/Sports/Rodeo, and Rabbits. Krystyna has participated in fashion Revue, horse show, dog show, and the beef program.
Some of her greatest 4-H accomplishments include: receiving the Grand Champion Dog award, being on the Rabbit judging team at the State Fair, participating in the State Dog Show and being awarded a purple ribbon, and being sent to the State Fair every year.
Outside of 4-H, Krystyna was selected by her art teacher to participate in the Granary Art Competition and she received 5th at State Hockey this year. She currently holds the Personality award for Jr. Miss Rodeo 2013.
Braden Miller, 18, is a ten year member of the Friendly Fellows and Daisies 4-H club. In that time he has held the offices of Treasurer, Reporter, and Junior Leader. He has participated in many different project areas, including: Aerospace & Rocketry, Beef Production, Community Service, Crops & Crop Science, Discovering 4-H, Electric, Fish/Fishing-
Sportfishing, Foods & Nutrition, Home Living, Judging, Photography, Sheep Production, Shooting Sports, Visual Arts, Wildlife, and Wood Science.
Braden has participated in Archery Shooting Sports, Livestock Judging, and FFA. Some of his greatest 4-H accomplishments include: Grand Champion Red Angus Steer at the State Fair Open Class Show & Reserve 4-H Champion in 2013, receiving 24th place individual and 5th place team at State 4-H Livestock Judging in 2012, making the National State Archery Shooting Sports Team for Marshall Co. in 2014, Beginner Reserve Sheep Showmanship at the County Fair in 2007, receiving Beef Showmanship at the State Fair in 2013, and receiving Champion Red Angus Steer and Top Rate of Gain at the Brown County Fair in 2013.
Outside of 4-H, Braden has received 2nd place Livestock Judging Team at State FFA in 2013, FFA Star Greenhand in 2011, Star Farmer Award in 2012, Star Agri-Businessman in 2013, and receiving National Top Lot Trapper Awards for Muskrat and Raccoon Pelts.
Trey Wright, 15, is an eight year member of the Friendly Fellows and Daisies 4-H club. In that time he has held the offices of Secretary, Reporter, and Junior Leader. He has participated in many different project areas, including: Aerospace & Rocketry, Beef Production, Community Service, Crops & Crop Science, Electric, Food Preservation, Foods & Nutrition, Gardens-Fruits/Vegetables, Hippology, Hobbies & Collections, Home Living, Horses & Ponies, Judging, NC 4-H Camp 2nd Session, Photography, Sheep Production, Shooting Sports, Special Foods, and Visual Arts.
Trey has participated in 4-H camp and has helped with the 4-H Horse practices in the winter and summer.
Some of his greatest 4-H accomplishments are receiving a purple ribbon in Special Foods both at the County and State level, participating in the 2012 Brown County Round Robin, being the top seller of the Redwheel Fundraiser for the last two years, learning how to show market beef, market sheep, breeding sheep, horses and hogs, and participating in the state tournaments for archery and .22 long rifle.
Outside of 4-H, Trey helps with Destination Imagination Teams at his school and always tries to set a good example. He is a multiple time participant of Destination Imagination Global Finals and placed third one year. He hosted a Halloween spook room for Columbia Legion, and volunteered his time selling snow cones for the Aberdeen Shrine Circus.