Marie Ballas, 10, of Fort Loramie, daughter of Karen Ballas, member of Merry Mod Makers, won state fair qualifier in active sportswear – modeling at the fair.
Corbin VanDyke, left, 2, and his brother Jason Meyer, 7, both of Sidney, pose for their mom Mindy Copeland, all of Sidney, in the Shelby County Historical Society booth at the fair Thursday, July 26. Corbin is also the son of Travis VanDyke.
Jenna Batton, 13, of Sidney, daughter of John and Kristen Batton, member of Trail Riders, won grand champion reining, reserve grand champion trail and third overall in western riding at the fair.
Kaitlyn Wells, 15, of Anna, daughter of Curt and Sandy Wells, member of Kettlersville Livestock, won grand champion Key Hole, grand champion stakes and grand champion barrels at the fair.
Shelden Pohlman, 11, of Russia, daughter of Jess and Karla Pohlman, member of Russia Livestock, won junior beef showmanship winner at the fair.
Avery Jackson, 11, of Maplewood, daughter of Anthony and Stephanie Jackson, member of Creative Clovers of Jackson Center, won food and nutrition award overall second place at fair.
Mariah Booher, 14, of Sidney, daughter of Gayette and Scott Booher, member of Scissors to Sheep, won skillathon – horses high score award intermediate at the fair.
Jenna Batton, 13, of Sidney, daughter of John and Kristen Batton, member of Successful, won outstanding of the day/ state fair qualifier and best of class in shopping savvy senior.
Daisy Barker, 12, of Anna, daughter of Dave and Angie Barker, member of Horse and Rider, won champion English – Intro to Jumping Equitation Champion, Intro to Jumping Champion Clover leaf barrels, class champion, pole bending class champion, keyhole class champion.