Frankin resident Ashton Hess was crowned second runner-up in the queen scholarship pageant.
After weeks of working with cattle, goats, hogs or sheep, Pendleton County youth showed their animals at the fair. With tears in their eyes, some of the exhibitors sold their market animals.
Pendleton County youth claimed some top honors during the week.
Mark Carr Memorial Shepherd Award — Katie Keyser;
A Clyde Ours Memorial Award and Derika Crites Memorial Award — Lindsey Smith;
Goat premier exhibitor — Ty Heavner;
Swine premier exhibitor — Bailee Kiger;
Horse premier exhibitor — Trina Mallow;
Sheep premier exhibitor — Phoebe Pownell;
Skill-A-Thon — Kallie Keyser (senior swine), Mallow (senior beef) and Pownell (junior sheep);
Beef Showmanship — senior – Marissa Hoover, fourth, and Mallow, fifth; junior – Reagyn Adkins, reserve champion junior showman and Maycee Woods, fifth;
Goat Showmanship — senior – Ryleigh Cook, champion senior showman, Kiger, reserve senior champion, and Hoover, fourth; intermediate – Heavner, fourth; and junior –Tia Heavner, champion junior showman, and Adkins, eighth;
Sheep Showmanship — senior – Cook, champion senior showman; intermediate – Kallie Keyser, second, Phoebe Pownell, fourth, and Ty Heavner, fifth; junior – Tia Heavner, champion junior showman, Aiden Whetzel, fourth, and Roscoe Pownell, sixth; and
Swine Showmanship — senior – Kiger, champion senior showman, and Smith, reserve champion senior showman.
Open and Junior Breeding Cattle
Adkins — champion Hereford heifer in junior and open show;
Bella Hoover — first in class of Simmental heifers;
Kiger — supreme champion heifer, reserve supreme champion heifer, champion commercial heifer and champion all other breeds in open and junior show;
Norah Hubbard — first in class of commercial heifers;
Piper Hubbard — second in class of commercial heifers; and
Woods — fourth in class of commercial heifers;
Kiger — reserve champion feeder calf heifer;
Hoover — first in class;
Branson Smith — second and fourth in feeder calf heifer classes and third in feeder calf steer class; and
Woods — reserve champion feeder calf steer and first in feeder calf heifer class.
Kallie Keyser — champion lightweight;
Ty Heavner — reserve champion lightweight and reserve champion bred and owned market lamb;
Whetzel — champion middleweight;
Britlee Basagic (sixth), Marley Champ (first), Owen Champ (third), Hannah Heavner (first), Tanner Hedrick (second), Brantley Propst (fourth), Bryce Propst (third) place in their lightweight classes;
Katie Heavner (second), Tia Heavner (first), Alexis Hedrick (third), McKenna Hedrick (third), Breymann Keesecker (second), Katie Keyser (second), Trina Mallow (fourth), Jameigh Miller (eighth) and Phoebe Pownell (second) place in their middleweight class;
Cook (third), Tori Heavner (third), Alanna Miller (seventh) and Woods (third) place in their heavyweight class; and
Katie Keyser (third), Alanna Miller (10th) and Jameigh Miller (11th) in the bred and owned class.
Junior Breeding Sheep
Phoebe Pownell — champion crossbred ewe and supreme champion ewe;
Ross Pownell — reserve champion crossbred ewe and reserve supreme champion ewe;
Kallie Keyser — champion bred and owned breeding ewe;
Katie Keyser — reserve champion bred and owned breeding ewe;
Tori Heavner — first in crossbred senior ewe under one year;
Tia Heavner — first in crossbred yearling ewe; and
Ty Heavner — second in crossbred yearling ewe.
Ty Heavner — reserve champion lightweight;
Kiger — reserve champion heavyweight;
Adkins — second in lightweight class;
Tia Heavner (first) and Marissa Hoover (third) in their middleweight class and;
Barrett Cook (third) Ryleigh Cook (second), Lydia Heavner (sixth), Bella Hoover (second) and Andelyn Vance (sixth) in their heavyweight class.
Katie Heavner (second and seventh – two steers), Tori Heavner (second and seventh – two steers), Marissa Hoover (first), Mallow (fifth) and Lindsey Smith (sixth and sixth – two steers) in their middleweight class; and
Marissa Hoover — second in heavyweight class.
Kiger — grand champion/champion middleweight market hog; and
Bella Hoover (fourth) and Marissa Hoover (fifth and fourth – two hogs) in their lightweight class; and
Tia Heavner (ninth), Smith (third and fifth – two hogs) and Landyn Warner (fifth and fourth – two hogs) in their heavyweight class.
Pendleton Youth Representatives on Committees
Beef – Smith, goat – Ty Heavner, sheep – Katie Keyser, and swine – Kiger.
(Note: Pendleton County’s youth livestock sales results and PeeWee contest results will be published in next week’s paper.)