Youth earn 4-H herdsman, showmanship awards at N.D. State Fair

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The North Dakota State 4-H livestock show ended on Saturday, July 30, with the selection of the overall showmanship winners in the junior, intermediate and senior divisions. In addition, the winners of the State Fair herdsman awards were announced for all species.

The top two showmanship participants from the beef, sheep, swine, goats and dairy shows competed in Round Robin events at the State Fair, held in Minot. The contestants received three minutes for each animal, and judges evaluated their skills in showing the animals.

The recipients of the top herdsman and showmanship awards by county were:

Bowman

• Lillian Steeke, Rhame, reserve champion, Junior Overall Showman

Burleigh

• Kaitlyn Peterson, Bismarck, champion, Sheep Herdsman

Dickey

• Lynsey Schmitz, Oakes, champion, Intermediate Overall Showman

Foster

• Molly Hansen, Carrington, champion, Junior Overall Showman

Kidder

• Dutton family, Steele, champion, Goat Herdsman

Morton

• Bornemann family, Center, champion, Swine Herdsman

• Hoger family, New Salem, champion, Dairy Herdsman

Ransom

• Lindsey Galbreath, Enderlin, reserve champion, Intermediate Overall Showman

Stutsman

• Seth Kjellberg, Ypsilanti, reserve champion, Senior Overall Showman

• LaMae Turk, Jamestown, champion, Senior Overall Showman

Ward

• Jacob Scheresky, Des Lacs, champion, Beef Herdsman