Livestock Judging & Quiz Bowl Teams

Are you interested in joining one of Wayne County’s judging or quiz bowl teams?  Feel free to contact the coaches listed below if you are interested!

General Livestock Judging Team:

Erin Lucci   240-682-0801
Brianna Gwirtz  419-989-8987

Meats Judging Team:

Clint Walenciak  330-465-3649
Russ Johnson  330-345-1290

Rabbit Quiz Bowl Team:

Sarah Zimmerly  330-201-6349

Dairy Quiz Bowl Team:

Lisa Gress  330-231-0284

Dairy Judging Team:

Kristin Mensching   330-466-5350

Photography Challenge

Attention 4-H’ers! The University of Minnesota 4-H program has created a photo challenge open to all 4-H members in the Midwest (that means YOU!) in grades K-12. Explore the world in TONES for the Black & White Photography Challenge. In this challenge, we encourage you to play with shadows, look at texture, layer dark and light tones to create stunning black and white photographs. Submit up to three (3) black & white images by 11:59 p.m. on March 15. Find more information here:

4-H Program Review Survey

We want to hear from you! While reviewing our current 4-H program, Extension staff are seeking the input of 4-H families, members, volunteers and supporters. Let us know what is important to you, what you value in the current program, and potential changes you might like to see. Go to to take the survey, which will be open until March 15th. We value your ideas and opinions!

Volunteer Training Recording

In case you missed the volunteer training session on February 9, a recording of the meeting is now available at All volunteers must complete the training session by February 28 in order to maintain their volunteer status. Be sure to complete the survey noted at the end of the presentation to record your attendance.

Food & Fashion Board Applications Due February 16

The Wayne County 4-H Food and Fashion Board has opened up applications for some additional youth.  Applicants must be ages 14 – 18 as of January 1st.  Food and Fashion Board members help plan and conduct the annual Wayne County 4-H Style Revue and State Fair Awards program, assist with the Baked Goods Auction at the Wayne County Fair, and participate in a variety of other fun and educational trips and activities.  Applications are due February 16th.  Click here to download the application.

Virtual Ohio 4-H Conference

It’s time to register for the 2021 Ohio 4-H (Virtual) Conference! This year’s event for 4-H volunteers and teens features virtual sessions on Feb. 20, 23, and 25. Read through the conference booklet for a complete description of sessions, then register online at There’s no cost to participate – don’t miss it!