Clinton County 4-H General Projects Show

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Clinton County 4-H members gathered to exhibit their general projects at the 4-H show on Saturday, July 16. The show was at Carlyle Jr. High School this year. Members from across the county met with project judges to show off their projects in a wide range of categories. There are over 200 different 4-H projects to choose from. The General Projects Show features the projects that don’t involve exhibiting a live animal.

The following members were selected as Best of Show winners of the day:

Food and Nutrition
Emma Wesselmann
Nick Huelsmann

Intercultural
Carissa Litteken

Public Speaking
Danielle Brinkmann

Photography
Josie Muskopf
Sally Brunker

Woodworking
Kierstan Lampe

Visual Arts
Caleigh Arentsen
Sally Brunker
Lilly Brandmeyer
Jennifer Johnson

Scrapbooking
Samantha Faust

Cake Decorating
Esther Belli

Leadership
Katelyn Elias

Horticulture/Floriculture
Katherine Helmink

Crops
Ryan Huelsmann

Animal/Vet Science
Shana Lueking

Electricity
John Bohn

Sewing & Textiles
Ella Harned

Fashion Revue
Madeline Dulle

Health
Hanna Voss

Natural Resources
Eyan Detmer

Aerospace/Robotics
Colby Litteken

On August 13, members selected as State Fair Delegates will have the opportunity to show their projects at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield. State Fair Delegates and Alternates are:

Cooking 101
Emma Wesselmann
Ashley Lappe (Alt)
Ella Harned (Alt)

Cooking 201
Shana Lueking
Carmen Foppe (Alt)

Cooking 301
Nick Huelsmann
Gabriel Gagen (Alt)

Cooking 401
Katelyn Elias
Allison Elias (Alt)

Citizenship
Allison Elias
Blake Twenhafel
Evelyn Ribbing (Alt)

Intercultural
Carissa Litteken
Bradley Huelsmann (Alt)

Public Speaking
Danielle Brinkmann
Blake Twenhafel
Jordynn Duensing
Lauren Wolter

Photography
Sally Brunker
Josie Muskopf
Lilly Brandmeyer
Evelyn Ribbing

Woodworking
Timothy Brunker
Kiersten Lampe
Jordynn Duensing (Alt)

Tractor
Ethan Fuhler

Visual Arts
Chalk/Carbon/Pigment
Caleigh Arentsen
Claire Dulle
Emma Wesselmann (Alt)
Evelyn Ribbing (Alt)

Fiber
Hannah Leslie
Eyan Detmer (Alt)
Katherine Zimmermann (Alt)

Glass/Plastic
Sally Brunker
Emma Bohn (Alt)

Wood
Allison Elias

Nature
Lilly Brandmeyer

Metal
Kylee Wesselmann
Piper Koehler (Alt)

Paper
Emily Brunker
Jennifer Johnson (Alt)

Heritage Arts
Nick Huelsmann
Corrine Detmer Engelman

Scrapbooking
Samantha Faust
Grace Rapp (Alt)
Samantha Zimmermann (Alt)

Cake Decorating
Esther Belli
Alexandria Twitchell (Alt)
Ella Harned (Alt)

Leadership
Katelyn Elias

Horticulture
Blake Twenhafel

Floriculture
Katelyn Elias
Katherine Helmink (Alt)
Lilly Brandmeyer (Alt)

Crops
Ryan Huelsmann
Blake Twenhafel
Brandon Huelsmann
Abby Wegmann (Alt)

Animal Science
Elyse Strader
Ella Harned
Adriel Duensing (Alt)

Vet Science
Shana Lueking
Elyse Strader (Alt)

Electricity
Colby Litteken
John Bohn
Alexandria Twitchell
Emma Bohn (Alt)
Lilly Brandmeyer (Alt)

Sewing and Textiles
Lauren Wolter
Ella Harned
Nicole Hagen
Carissa Litteken
Lilly Brandmyer (Alt)

Fashion Revue
Katelyn Elias
Carissa Litteken
Lauren Wolter
Abby Wegmann (Alt)
Allison Elias (Alt)

Animated Film
Gideon Belli
Josiah Belli (Alt)

Child Development
Shana Lueking
Kierstan Lampe

Interior Design
Melanie Hilmes
Lauren Wolter
Valerie Tebbe

Food Preservation
Jennifer Johnson
Blake Twenhafel (Alt)

Health
Hanna Voss
Kylie Detmer

Forestry
Alexandria Twitchell
Joseph Faust (Alt)

Entomology
Phillip Wesselmann

Wildlife
Eyan Detmer

Geology
Phillip Wesselmann

Aerospace
Jonathan Durbin
Colby Litteken

Robotics
Garrett Arentsen
Colby Litteken
Lilly Brandmeyer (Alt)

New to the 4-H General Show this year was the People’s Choice Awards. Local business sponsored this award and their employees were welcomed to the show to make the award selections. People’s Choice Awards were presented to:

Sponsored by First Bank
Ashley Lappe
Maya Leslie

Sponsored by Farmers State Bank
Lilly Brandmeyer

Sponsored by Luebbers Welding
Sally Brunker

Sponsored by Dairy King
Allison Elias

Also new this year, 4-H was happy to welcome Clinton County Fair Queen Bailey Kampewerth to help get Fashion Revue participants ready for their fashion show. Queen Bailey worked with the exhibitors on how to model their clothes. Nu Image Salon also helped with the Fashion Revue. They came to the show to style hair for the fashion show participants.

Cloverud 4-H members were included in the General Projects Show.  Cloverbuds are between the ages of five and seven.  Front Row (L to R) Ava Hunter, Lydia Thole, Madeline Dulle, Alyson Scott, Grace Henrichs, Garret Beal. Second Row (L to R) Kadence Richter, Brady Twenhafel, Abram Harned, Ella Henrichs, Lydia Brandmeyer, Kaylyn Sterkis, Heidi Beer.  Third Row (L to R) Caiden Litteken, Addison Tebbe, Addison Hilmes, Erica Bohn, Evan Beal, Drew Lueking, Blake Wolter, Angeleen Wesselmann.
Cloverud 4-H members were included in the General Projects Show. Cloverbuds are between the ages of five and seven. Front Row (L to R) Ava Hunter, Lydia Thole, Madeline Dulle, Alyson Scott, Grace Henrichs, Garret Beal. Second Row (L to R) Kadence Richter, Brady Twenhafel, Abram Harned, Ella Henrichs, Lydia Brandmeyer, Kaylyn Sterkis, Heidi Beer. Third Row (L to R) Caiden Litteken, Addison Tebbe, Addison Hilmes, Erica Bohn, Evan Beal, Drew Lueking, Blake Wolter, Angeleen Wesselmann.
Recipients of Fashion Revue Awards included (front) Madeline Dulle, (back l to r) Katelyn Elias, Carissa Litteken, Lauren Wolter, Allison Elias.  Not pictured-Abby Wegmann.
Recipients of Fashion Revue Awards included (front) Madeline Dulle, (back l to r) Katelyn Elias, Carissa Litteken, Lauren Wolter, Allison Elias. Not pictured-Abby Wegmann.
Award winners for Natural Resources project areas included: (l to r) Eyan Detmer, Alexandria Twitchell, Joseph Faust, and Phillip Wesselmann.
Award winners for Natural Resources project areas included: (l to r) Eyan Detmer, Alexandria Twitchell, Joseph Faust, and Phillip Wesselmann.
In the areas of Aerospace and Robotics, award winners were: Lilly Brandmeyer, Colby Litteken, and Garrett Arentsen.  Not pictured-Jonathan Durbin.
In the areas of Aerospace and Robotics, award winners were: Lilly Brandmeyer, Colby Litteken, and Garrett Arentsen. Not pictured-Jonathan Durbin.

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