The Linn County Fair 4-H Communications competition was held on July 7 at The Linn County Fairgrounds. Winners will represent Linn County at the Iowa State Fair in August.
Educational Presentation winners:
· Two Junior entries will represent Linn County.
o Junior – Sarah Overmann, Marion
o Junior – Rebecca Stevens, Cedar Rapids
· One Intermediate Entry will go to the Iowa State Fair.
o Intermediate – Alexa Gormley, Marion
· Three entries in the Senior level competition will represent Linn County.
o Senior – Christopher Caldwell, Cedar Rapids
o Senior – Cory Brannaman, Mt. Vernon
o Senior— Paul Elliott, Anamosa
Working Exhibit winners are:
· Intermediate –
§ Alexa Gormley, Marion
§ Patrick Hansen, Mt. Vernon
· Senior –
§ Paul Elliott, Anamosa
§ Mikala Hartl, Central City
Extemporaneous Speaking winners are:
o Paul Elliott, Anamosa
o Cory Brenneman, Mt. Vernon
For more information about joining 4-H – as a volunteer or as a member, contact the Linn County Extension Office, 383 Collins Road NE, Cedar Rapids, or phone 377-9839. 4-H Youth Development programs provide youth experiences in project learning, communication, citizenship, leadership and personal decision making skills.