Outstanding Dairy Exhibitor Awards

Overall Champion:  Kelly Hawvermale
Reserve Champion: Carissa Pittman
Junior Supreme 1st Year Champion: Landon Ellerbrock

Senior Division Winners
1st – Riley Stull
2nd – Ashley Hawvermale
3rd – Elizabeth Howman

Intermediate Division Winners
1st – Regan Shockey
2nd – Audrey Sidle
3rd – Grace Wolf

Junior Division Winners
1st – Jake Howman
2nd – Madicyn Rupp
3rd – Brady Sidle

Newly Elected Committee Members

Congratulations to all of our newly elected committee members!
Beef
Jenna Barbour
Josh Harley
Matt Kendle
Adam Swinehart
Building 10
Marcia Brueck
Sharon Emler
Priscilla Gresser
Brenda Oser
Dairy
Ed Gill
Lisa Gress
Jackie Pittman
Scott Sprunger
Dog
Pam Miller
Travis Miller
Tiffany Pompey
Goat
Mack Donley
Heide Lehman
Jennifer Norman
Horse
Julie Lightfoot
Lisa Miller
Mallory Warner
Poultry/Rabbit
Hannah Dull Becker
Briar Lehman
Stephanie Roberts
Sheep
Nikki Beeman
Garrett Gwin
Tina Vodika
Swine
Zane Dilyard
Jason Hastings
Carl Way Jr
Frank Workinger
Livestock Sale Committee
Stephanie Bailey
4-H Advisory Committee
Michelle Kendle
Melissa Rupp
Jocelyn White
Heather Yoder

Animal Science Survey

During 2020, many changes were made to the way the animal science portion of the Wayne County 4-H program was presented – we want to know which changes worked (or didn’t work) for you! Were Zoom meetings more convenient for you? Did you miss having in-person Skillathon? Let us know by completing the animal science survey at

Junior Fair Livestock Checks

Keep an eye on your mailbox in the coming days – the target date for mailing of Junior Fair livestock checks is October 26. In light of the financial impact of COVID-19, the Fair Board has voted to deduct an additional 2% from the livestock sale checks this year to help offset the expenses arising from this year’s fair.

Ohio National Poultry Show

This year’s Ohio National Poultry Show, the largest poultry show in the nation, has gone virtual! This gives open and junior exhibitors a new way to compete and still be a part of the Ohio National. Information, including the catalog, can be found by clicking the links below.
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The entry deadline is Saturday, October 17, with Class Champions announced Saturday, November 14 and the Show Champion announced Sunday, November 15. Show awards will be mailed the week after announcing the champions. There is no cost to enter.  For Open Show questions, contact Tim Johnson at tejpoultry@gmail.com or Newt Long at wnewtlong@gmail.com. For Junior Show questions contact Tim & Mary Neviska at blackstumpfarm@aol.com or Clell Agler at cagler@columbus.rr.com

Ohio National Poultry Show

Ohio National Facebook Page

Thank You Notes for Buyers and Award Sponsors

Exhibitors selling their animals at the Junior Fair livestock sales MUST send a thank you note to their buyers or they will not receive their livestock checks.  Thank you notes should be delivered to the Extension Office in a stamped, sealed, and completely addressed envelope beginning Monday, September 21 and no later than Thursday, September 24.  

All exhibitors who receive a trophy, plaque, or other award sponsored by a donor are expected to send a thank you note to the sponsor.  Thank you cards will be provided with your award – please turn in your unsealed card to the Junior Fair office by the end of the fair.  The name and address of the sponsor can be found on the award.  If you have trouble locating your award sponsor, please contact the Junior Fair office.