Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, February 11, 1984, Image 60

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    B2o—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, February 11,1984
County 4-H sheep and beef club
members proved last Thursday
night that they take their 4-H
pledge seriously.
Pledging their heads to clear
thinking, members planned an
evening filled with clever skits and
one-act plays to entertain their
guests; their hearts to greater
loyalty, the 4-H’ers extended
heartful .congratulations to one
another during the awards
presentation; and their hands to
larger service, the youth recalled a
year of 4-H activities and com
And what an outstanding year it
was for Lancaster County.
Boasting about its ability to
achieve the top spot in the Farm
Show 4-H market steer contest
throughout the years, Lancaster
County is proud to have the
championship crown back in the
county this year. Making this
possible, was 17-year-old Jan
WalL;, of Manheim, and his steer,
A member of the Red Rose 4-H
Beef Club, Jan received special
recognition for his Farm Show win.
He also received awards for
winning both the county round-up
grand champion steer and grand
champion showmanship titles. In
addition, Jan showed the county’s
reserve heifer champion and was
named reserve champion
showman at the Farm show.
On the flip side of the banquet
awards, 16-year-old Deb Martin, of
R 1 Conestoga, was named the 1983
Lancaster County 4-H Sheperd of
the Year. A 4-H’er for eight years,
Deb received a $l5O savings bond
along with a rotating trophy.
Deb received her award from
last year’s outstanding shepherd
Monica Esh. This was the second
year the award was presented. The
winner is chosen based on his or
her leadership abilities and club
Displaying their Lancaster County 4-H Beef round-up
awards are, from left, Jan Waltz, grand champion steer and
grand champion showman; Michelle Dean, reserve grand
champion steer; and Fred Weaver, reserve champion
The top 4-H Woolies Club award winners are, from left, Lancaster County beef awards were also presented to. from left, Lori Good,
Monica Esh, the 1982 Lancaster County Shepherd: Deb District reserve grand champion steer and champion showman: Tracy Landis reserve
Martin, the 1983 Lancaster County Shepherd: and Gerald grand champion trio; Michelle Nissley, Farm Show reserve champion lightweight steer;
Rohrer, club president who received the president's award. and Jimmy Landis, reserve grand champion trio.
I .*mracier (io. Honors 4-H Sheep Members
activities and is selected by the
leaders •
4-H Woohes Club members
receiving awards for the county
sheep round-up were Curt Engle,
Elizabethtown, grand champion
market lamb, Lisa Sadler,
Elizabethtown, reserve champion
market lamb, and Tim Engle,
Elizabethtown, supreme champion
Also Ellen Lewis, Landisville,
champion bred and owned ewe;
Michelle Myhn, Manheim,
champion senior showman; Pam
Yeagley, Elizabethtown, cham
pion senior fitter; and Lisa Sadler,
champion junior fitter and
Farm Show winners were.
Gerald Rohrer, Quarryville,
champion Southdown ewe; Bar
bara Rohrer, Quarryville, reserve
champion Southdown ewe; Diane
Musser, Elizabethtown, first place
market lamb; Phil Yeagley,
Elizabethtown, first place market
lamb, and Tim Engle, top
Other Woohes Club winners
included Deb Martin, best
Woohes Club record book; Gerald
Rohrer, president’s award; and
Donna Hockmgs, Elizabethtown,
best first-year 4-H member award.
The county 4-H beef round-up
winners were Jan Waltz, grand
champion steer and champion
showman; Michelle Dean,
Strasburg, reserve grand cham
pion steer, and Fred Weaver,
Ephrata, reserve champion
For participation in the
Southeast District Beef Show,
awards were given W Lon Good,
Lititz, reserve grand champion
steer and champion showman, and
Lon Good, Tracey Landis and
Jimmy Landis, champion county
Farm Show beef honors went to
Jan Waltz, grand champion steer
and reserve champion showman;
Jan Waltz, Michelle Dean and during the Solanco I 1 sir last fall from 4-H duties this yesi
Caiol Gmder, reserve grand reida Frey, of Quarryville, has been a leader foi
champion trio, and Michelle showed the grand champion heifer lb years, and Nissley foi 27 years
Nissley, reserve champion while Jan Waltz captured reserve Over 275 4-H’ers, parents and
lightweight champion honors guests attended the county's an-
John Fox 11, of Remholds, The youth were not the only ones nual livestock banquet. Jan Waltz,
received the highest daily beef to receive recognition Club b ee f c j u h president, served as
gam award John's steer averaged leaders Carl Longenecker and Jay toastmaster, and Gerald Rohrer,
J4l pounds of gam per day Nissley each received a plaque for sheep club president, handled the
A first for this year’s beef club, their years of service to the 4-H introductions
was a mnior breeding contest held Roth men will retire
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Pictured with awards won through the Lancaster County 4-H sheep round-up are, from
left, Lisa Sadler, reserve champion market lamb; and champion junior fitter and
showman; Michelle Mylin, champion senior showman; Ellen Lewis, champion bred and
owned; Curt Engle, supreme champion ewe; Pam Yeagley, champion senior fitter; and
Tim Engle, grand champion market lamb.
Woolies Sheep Club members who received awards for Farm Show participation in
clude, from left, Barbara Rohrer, reserve champion Southdown ewe; Gerald Rohrer,
grand champion Southdown ewe; Phil Yeagley, first place market lamb; Diane Musser,
first place market lamb; and Tim Engle, top showman.
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