Top awards presented at fair parade


GREENVILLE — Four top 4-Hers and/or junior fair members were honored prior to the Parade of Champions Aug. 27 at the Great Darke County Fair.

Named Outstanding Jr. Leaders were Bryant Fox and Rachel Osterloh “for stepping up to the plate this year” in their respect realms.

Fox, son of Tom Fox and Spring Fox, is a senior at Ansonia High School/Miami Valley CTC and is a member of Greenville Rangers 4-H Club, and Osterloh, daughter of Luke and Sharon Osterloh, is a 2015 graduate of Versailles High School, a freshman at Bowling Green State University and a member of Livestock in General 4-H Club.

Presenting the Outstanding Jr. Leader awards was Deo Miltenberger, in memory of his wife, JoKay Miltenberger.

Recipients of the Outstanding 4-H Boy and Girl awards were Brad Slyder and Megan Ward. Presenting the awards were sponsor representatives from Fast Insurance Agency of Versailles, represented by Annette Bucher and Alexandria Bulcher.

Slyder, son of Jeff and Julia Slyder, is a senior at Mississinawa Valley High School and a member of Ansonia Animal 4-H Club, while Ward, daughter of Dewie and Deb Ward, graduated from Versailles High School this year, is a freshman at Bowling Green State University and a member of the Versailles Busy Beavers 4-H Club.

The pre-parade program also featured the presentation of other awards as well as scholarships.
4-Hers chosen for awards and scholarships

By Linda Moody

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