The Four Leaf Clovers 4-H Club had a fabulous year filled with learning, hard-work, community services, and successes!
It kicked off the year with business meetings and marching in the Birmingham Memorial Day parade. We then volunteered at Second Harvest Food Bank and collected needed items for the Ronald McDonald House last fall.
Callie Finnegan is one of the younger members of the club but is highly decorated. She was the national winner of the Tractor Supply Company Good Neighbors Contest, grand champion in the Ohio State Fair horse skillathon, reserve champion in the Ohio State Fair horse trail in hand, ninth place in Ohio State Fair mini-horse showmanship, first place Lorain County mini-horse groom and clean team, champion for Lorain County Fair mini-horse trail in hand, reserve champion for Lorain County Fair mini-horse showmanship, champion for Lorain County Fair saddle horse Western showmanship, champion for Lorain County Fair saddle horse English showmanship, reserve champion for the Lorain County Fair horse skillathon, Lorain County Fair horse premier exhibitor overall, Lorain County Fair pig skillathon champion, had two class reserve champion market hogs at the county fair, was a Lorain County state hippology team member, Lorain County state Horse Bowl member (eighth place team in Ohio), and Lorain County state horse judging member.
Julia Finnegan was the Lorain County Fair grand champion in lead line horsemanship.
Jennifer Keets helped show the champion Hereford cow and calf pair at the Ohio Beef Expo.
Caleb Ross received grand champion in junior fowl showmanship.
Macy Paller was also a member of the Lorain County state Horse Bowl team. She also received an honorable mention in first-year horse showmanship and grand champion walk/trot trail at the Lorain County Fair.
Daniel Hartung was top five with his pen of three meat rabbits at the Lorain County Fair.
Katelyn Konicek received second place in miniature horse halter at the Lorain County Fair and fourth in open mini-horse showmanship.
Grace Stanley showed the grand champion pen of three meat rabbits.
Konicek, Paller, and Finnegan all received a lot of ribbons at the saddle horse and mini-horse fun day shows at the fair.
TJ Logan won first place in his age division in the pedal tractor pull at the Lorain County Fair.