The Linn County Fair 4-H Communications competition was held on June 28, and June 29 at the Linn County Fairgrounds. Winners will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair in August.
Educational Presentation winners:
One Junior entry will represent Linn County.
Junior — Amanda Dragon, Mt. Vernon –“Foot, Hand, Way”
One Intermediate Entry will go to the Iowa State Fair.
Intermediate – Will Dragon, Mt. Vernon, “Geocaching”
Four entries in the Senior level competition will represent Linn County.
Senior – Cory Brannaman, Mt. Vernon –“The Benefits of Playing an Instrument”
Senior – Paul Elliott, Anamosa – “Tortilla Time”
Senior—Katie Hamilton, Cedar Rapids “Daisy, Future Leader Dog”
Senior — Sarah Goettler, Central City “Phear, Phactor: Phobias”
Working Exhibit winners are:
Junior – Andrew Bowen, Center Point and Matthew Niec, Center Point – “Green Slime”
Junior – Patrick Hanson, Marion “Salt Art”
Junior – Alexa Gormley, Marion – “Frame It”
Senior –Paul Elliott, Anamosa – “Pop It”
Extemporaneous Speaking winners are:
Tymbrie Snobl, Central City
Paul Elliott, Anamosaw
4-H, the youth component of the Iowa State University Extension, offers opportunities to choose from among fifty different project areas. The 4-H program is open to all youth kindergarten through 12th grade. For more information about 4-H, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 3279 7th Ave. Suite 140, Marion, or phone 319-377-9839.