4-H end of year awards

Washington County 4-H recently recognized 4-H volunteers, members and community friends at their Year-end 4-H Celebration.

Service awards were given to several local volunteers completing milestones: Charlotte Wagner – 72 Year Volunteer; Yolanda Smith & Jim Woodruff – 35 Year Volunteers; Elaine Wells – 30 Year Volunteer; Margaret Boyer – 25 Year Volunteer; Vicki Schwartz & Shari Zimmer – 20 Year Volunteers; Mandy Waterman – 10 Year Volunteer; Sarah Poulton & Michelle Lapp – 8 Year Volunteers; Prudence Burgardt, Kathryn Hartline, Tammy Longfellow, Cory Sampson – 5 Year Volunteers; Courtney Anderson; Rusty Antill; Lisa Campbell; Jill Dennis; Liam Doak; Ashley Gates; Cassandra Giffin; Rebecca Haessly; Donald McNish; Lisa McNish; Linda Miller; Brett Moore; Cayla Morris; Alysia Nibert; Amber Peck; Sharon Robertson; Jennifer Seaman; John J. Smith; Ashleigh Strahler; Nathan Vincent; Austin – 1 Year Volunteers.

Four special community awards were given to local 4-H advocates for their continuous support for the 4-H program. Each year, the volunteers who serve on the 4-H Advisory Committee select community leaders, 4-H alumni and businesses who have gone above and beyond to help local 4-H. The Friend of 4-H Award was awarded to Gene & Susie Perry, 4-H Alumni Award winner Jim Woodruff, Business Friend of 4-H Award winner C & S Smokin’ BBQ – Steve Brown & Carol Wagner and Friend of Hervida Award winner Thea Cochran.

The evening also recognized one outstanding 4-H youth with the Margaret Meredith Award. The award winners were Caroline Stollar and Tyler Hartline. Stollar is a member of the CARTEENS 4-H Club and the daughter of Vince & Shelly Stollar of Marietta. Hartline is a member of the Backyard Gang 4-H Club, CARTEENS Club and Interstate Exchange Club and the son of Jeff & Kathryn Hartline of Marietta.

4-H members with 10 and 14 years of membership were recognized their milestones.

10 year 4-H members

Alex Bauerbach

Kylie Barth

Megan Becker

Hallie Brooker

Elizabeth Burdiss

Chiana Eddy

Jacob Gutberlet

Lindsey Hartline

Cory Hoffman

Travis Hoffman

Noah Huffman

Molly Ketchum

Steven Kidd

Dylan King

Jacob Lang

Isabella Rinard

Carly Strickler

Megan Tornes

Leeann Trippett

Connor Tullius

Bailey Welch

14 year 4-H members

Trace Congleton

Project pins awards are given to members who have excelled in the project area that they applied for. All members receiving this special honor have developed skills and knowledge in the project area, as well as shown progress in the project when it relates to learning and understanding of the project.

AGRICULTURE

Morgan Antill, Running Wild

Lindsey Hartline, Lynch Combined

BEEF

Megan Becker, LS Homemakers & LS Boys

Kailee Cline, Running Wild

Cory Hoffman, Trail Blazers

Travis Hoffman, Trail Blazers

CAVY

Melina Matics, Oak Grove Explorers

Mattianne Overby, Trail Blazers

CLOTHING & TEXTILES

Nicole Kuhn, Oak Grove Explorers

COMMUNICATION

Maggie Gottfried, Oak Grove Explorers

Tyler Hartline, Backyard Gang

Emma Poulton, Churchtown Community Crew

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Alex Bauerbach, Backyard Gang

Cassie Dennis, Trail Blazers

Julia Hartline, Backyard Gang

Cory Hoffman, Trail Blazers

ELECTRICITY

Claire Line, Oak Grove Explorers

Rion McDougal, Waterford Warriors

ENTOMOLOGY

Isaac McDougal, Waterford Warriors

FASHION REVIEW

Kari Bauerbach, Backyard Gang

FOOD & NUTRITION

Emma Poulton, Churchtown Community Crew

GARDENING & HORTICULTURE

Brady Barth, Backyard Gang

McKensie Mason, Warren Wranglers

GOAT

Mason Antill, Running Wild

Briceson Cline, Running Wild

Kailee Cline, Running Wild

Lane Cline, Running Wild

HEALTHY LIVING

Dallas Bolen, Oak Grove Explorers

Flora Burgardt, Oak Grove Explorers

Claire Line, Oak Grove Explorers

HOME ENVIRONMENT

Grace Huck, Running Wild

HORSE

Tessa Haffner, Trail Blazers

LAMP OF KNOWLEDGE

Megan Becker, LS Homemakers & LS Boys

Anna Holschuh, Oak Grove Explorers

Caroline Stollar, CARTEENS

Maddie Wells, Churchtown Community Crew

MISCELLANEOUS

Melina Matics, Oak Grove Explorers

OUTDOOR EDUCATION AND RECREATION

Brett Bauerbach, Backyard Gang

Emma Bauerbach, Backyard Gang

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Maggie Gottfried, Oak Grove Explorers

Caroline Stollar, CARTEENS

PHOTOGRAPHY & VIDEO

Devon Bolen, Oak Grove Explorers

Bijou Burgardt, Oak Grove Explorers

Elizabeth Loughry, Oak Grove Explorers

POULTRY

Brett Bauerbach, Backyard Gang

Travis Morris, Fur & Feather

Bryer Robertson, Barlow Buckeyes

Kaden Robertson, Barlow Buckeyes

PUBLIC SPEAKING

Julia Hartline, Backyard Gang

Tyler Hartline, Backyard Gang

RABBITS

Hailey Anderson, Barlow Buckeyes

Madison Starkey, Fur & Feather

Cody Zimmer, Fur & Feather

RECREATION & PERFORMING ARTS

Taylor Starkey, Churchtown Shining Stars

REPORTING MEDIA

Emily Hoffman, Trail Blazers

SAFETY

Elizabeth Loughry, Oak Grove Explorers

SHEEP

Morgan Antill, Running Wild

Josie Burke, Waterford Warriors

Katelyn Patterson, Oak Grove Explorers

SHOOTING SPORTS

Nathan McDougal, Waterford Warriors

Tylor McDougal, Waterford Warriors

Travis Morris, Fur & Feather

Ethan Poulton, Churchtown Community Crew

SWINE

Lane Cline, Running Wild

Grace Huck, Running Wild

Caleb Schaad, Churchtown Busy Bunch

Madison Starkey, Fur & Feather

VET SCIENCE

Flora Burgardt, Oak Grove Explorers

VISUAL ARTS

Madison Butler, Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads

WOOD SCIENCE

Taylor Haines, Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads

ACHIEVEMENT (14-19 YEAR OLDS)

Megan Becker, SL Homemakers & LS Boys

Caroline Stollar, CARTEENS

YOUNG ACHIEVER (8-13)

McKenzie Mason, Warren Wranglers

Melina Matics, Oak Grove Explorers

Emma Poulton, Churchtown Community Crew

Madison Starkey, Fur & Feather

CITIZENSHIP & CIVIC EDUCATION (14-19 YEAR OLDS)

Bijou Burgardt, Oak Grove Explorers

Cassie Dennis, Trail Blazers

Lindsey Hartline, Lynch Combined

Madison Wells, Churchtown Community Crew

YOUNG CITIZEN (8-13)

Flora Burgardt, Oak Grove Explorers

Anna Holschuh, Oak Grove Explorers

Claire Line, Oak Grove Explorers

Elizabeth Loughry, Oak Grove Explorers

LEADERSHIP (14-19 YEAR OLDS)

Alex Bauerbach, Backyard Gang

Kailee Cline, Running Wild

Maggie Gottfried, Oak Grove Explorers

YOUNG LEADER (8-13)

Morgan Antill, Running Wild

Tessa Haffner, Trail Blazers

Grace Huck, Running Wild

Cody Zimmer, Fur & Feather

Trip scholarship awards are given to members who show an interest in attending a 4-H camp or trip. Members are judged based on the application and an interview with the trip scholarship committee. Many members are receiving scholarships tonight that are made possible through donations from sponsors. Those sponsors include the Washington County 4-H Advisory Committee, Nationwide Insurance, Farm Bureau Foundation, and the National Rifle Association Foundation. 2018 Winners and alternates include:

STATE 4-H LEADERSHIP CAMP:

Bijou Burgardt, Oak Grove Explorers

Melina Matics, Oak Grove Explorers

Austin Offenberger, CARTEENS

BUCKEYE LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP:

Megan Becker, SL Homemakers & LS Boys

4-H CITIZENSHIP WASHINGTON FOCUS:

Nicole Kuhn, Oak Grove Explorers

Kailee Cline, Running Wild

OHIO 4-H SENIOR SHOOTING EDUCATION CAMP:

Josie Burke, Waterford Warriors

Lane Cline, Running Wild

Taylor Haines, Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads

Travis Morris, Fir & Feather

Bryer Robertson, Barlow Buckeyes

Kaden Robertson, Barlow Buckeyes

Leeann Trippett, Trail Blazers

OHIO 4-H JUNIOR SHOOTING EDUCATION CAMP:

McKensie Mason, Warren Wranglers

LEADERSHIP WASHINGTON FOCUS:

Elizabeth Loughry, Oak Grove Explorers

Emma Poulton, Churchtown Community Crew

Alternate: Flora Burgardt

SPACE ADVENTURE CAMP:

Hailey Anderson, Barlow Buckeyes

Sydnee Cline, Running Wild

Michael Gardner, Bull’s Eye

Taylor Starkey, Churchtown Shining Stars

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