Kane County 4-Hâ€™ers earn awards at state fair
Springfieldâ€”More than 30 members of the 4-H in Kane County sent their award-winning projects from the Kane County Fair to compete at the 2010 Illinois State Fair.
Local residents who earned state awards include Samantha Lederman of Sugar Grove, who earned Superior status in the Photography category; Jessica Poust of Maple Park, who earned Superior status in the Visual Arts, Chalk/Carbon/Pigment category; and Demi Schlehofer, who earned Superior status in the Visual Arts, Glass/Plastic category.
Several Kane County 4-H members also competed in the various animal/livestock events at the state fair. Buddy Haas of Elburn earned first-place honors in the Beef Cattle category, Crossbred Steer sub-category; and third-place honors in the Beef Cattle category, All Other Breeds Junior Steer sub-category.