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4-H Consumer Choices Event Held at N.D. State Fair

The contest is designed to help youth make better consumer decisions.

The 4-H Consumer Choices event was held at the North Dakota State Fair in Minot on Tuesday, July 22.

The contest is designed to educate youth about making better consumer decisions. The youth judged six classes of items and gave oral reasons for their placing order on three classes.

The top teams and individuals are listed by placing:

Senior Teams

  • First, Oliver County - team members: Tanner Berger, Shane Giedd, Rebecca Liffrig, Emily Klein
  • Second, Mountrail County - team members: Jonathan Rosencrans, Myles Odermann, Daniel Bolen, Jessica Rosencrans
  • Third, Walsh County - team members: Esten Beneda, Beatrice Kjelland, Rachel Klose, Tim Hodek, Noak Zikmund
  • Fourth, Cass County - team members: Emily Christmann, Derek Phelps, Bethany Teets, Kendra Karl
  • Fifth, McIntosh/Pembina/Towner counties - team members: Addie Schnabel, Ellen Schnabel, Wesley Kemp, Jill Lagein

Senior Individuals

  • First - Shane Giedd, Oliver County
  • Second - Jonathan Rosencrans, Mountrail County
  • Third - Tanner Berger, Oliver County
  • Fourth - Emily Klein, Oliver County
  • Fifth - Ellen Schnabel, McIntosh/Pembina/Towner counties
  • Sixth - Wesley Kemp, McIntosh/Pembina/Towner counties
  • Seventh - Bethany Teets, Cass County
  • Eighth - Daniel Bolen, Mountrail County
  • Ninth - Jessica Rosencrans, Mountrail County
  • 10th - Ryan Janish, Barnes County

Junior Teams

  • First, Walsh County - team members: Julia Koppang, Toby Zikmund, Anna Zikmund, Britton Bina, Sydney Bina
  • Second, Morton County - team members: Mary Storick, Brandon Hoines, Dalton Sougstad, John Goettle, Kathryn Goettle
  • Third, Cass County - team members: Astrid Axtman, Anna Skarphol, Brianna Mohs, Nishita Gaba, Sam Radermacher
  • Fourth, Oliver County - team members: Olivia Klein, Abby Hintz, Teanna Hintz, Breanna Vosberg, Charlie Liffrig
  • Fifth, Cavalier/Pembina/Ransom counties - team members: April Kratcha, Alyssa Kemp, Gabriella Birchem

Junior Individuals

  • First - Anna Skarphol, Cass County
  • Second - Julia Koppang, Walsh County
  • Third - Kathryn Goettle, Morton County
  • Fourth - April Kratcha, Cavalier/Pembina/Ransom counties
  • Fifth - Brian Friedt, Rolette/Wells counties
  • Sixth - Brandon Hoines, Morton County
  • Seventh - Anna Zikmund, Walsh County
  • Eighth - Abby Hintz, Oliver County
  • Ninth - Mary Goroski, Richland County
  • 10th - Kaylee Janish, Barnes County

For more information, contact your county office of the NDSU Extension Service. Photos and cutlines may be available at Check your email for the username and password to access this site.

NDSU Agriculture Communication - July 25, 2014

Source:Dean Aakre, (701) 852-4974,
Writer:Jackie Buckley, (701) 391-7113,
Editor:Ellen Crawford, (701) 231-5391,
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