Linn County 4-H members in the clothing project participated in the Clothing Event competition on Tuesday, June 19. For the clothing selection division, 4-H’ers competing, selected outfits that represented the member’s intended use of the outfit. In the Fashion Revue division members constructed a garment of their choice. The $15 challenge challenges youth to create an outfit for under $15 from alternative sources such as resale stores. After judging, the participants had the opportunity to model their outfits at the Fashion Show on Sunday, July 1 at the Linn County Fair.
Those receiving honors and will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair are:
Senior Clothing Selection: Lauren Williams, Cedar Rapids
Senior $15 Challenge: Melanie Jochimsen,Cedar Rapids
The following youth were chosen to represent Linn County at the Intermediate Coral Ridge Clothing Event:
Intermediate Fashion Review: Elizabeth Skaff,Central City
Clothing Selection: Kelly Breja, Cedar Rapids
Intermediate $15 Challenge: Alice Kirsch, Marion
The following members received Outstanding Junior Awards:
Clothing Selection: Andrew Bowen, Center Point; Patrick Hansen, Marion; Stefanie Hansen, Marion; Caroline Gehring, Toddville; Taylor Hospodarsky, Cedar Rapids; Ella Whitman, Central City; Caitlyn Neuhring, Marion; Catie Schrader, Cedar Rapids; Mikayla Nachazel, Central City
Junior $15 Challenge: Andrew Bowen, Center Point; Jessie Grauberger, Marion; Patrick Hansen, Marion; Stefanie Hansen, Marion; Fiona Dolan, Cedar Rapids; Ella Whitman, Central City; Caitlyn Neuhring, Marion; Alyssa Jaeger, Marion; Caitlin Robertson, Marion; Mikayla Nachazel, Cental City; Sarah Overmann, Marion; Tracie Martinson, Cedar Rapids; Haley Kleymann, Cedar Rapids; Allison McEvoy, Walker
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.