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COLUMBIA CITY â€” Whitley Countyâ€™s 4-H Fair held its Parade of Champions Sunday.
The event highlights participants who have excelled in the 4-H program.
Ten-year project Reserve Champion was awarded to Jackie Leeuw. The Champion was Tiffany Schuman.
Tenure award winners were Haylee Gardner and Tiffany Schuman. This award recognizes 4-Hers for their achievement and tenure in 4-H.
Other awards included:
â€˘B.V. Award â€” Jessica Weitfield.
â€˘Hester Adams Award â€” Danielle Oliver and Jared Lamle.
â€˘Jim Teghtemeyer Award â€” Jared Lamle
â€˘4-H Helping Hands Endowment award â€” Evan VanHouten, Amelia Roman and Isaiah Kreider.
â€˘Whitley County Homemakers Award â€” Amelia Roman
â€˘Hoffman Family Award â€” Colton Geiger.
Launching the fair was a parade held Friday evening. The following entries were awarded for their participation in the parade:
â€˘Thorncreek Northern Stars â€” first place
â€˘Union Sodbuster â€” second place
â€˘Etna Troy Hustlers â€” third place
â€˘Washington 4-H Busters Ââ€” fourth place
â€˘Cleveland Showman â€” fifth place
â€˘Mini 4-H Â â€” first place
â€˘Junior Leaders â€” second place
Non float category
â€˘Smith Worker Bees â€” first place
â€˘Etna Troy Willing Hearts â€” second place
â€˘Horse and Pony â€” third place
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