Wednesday, October 22, 2014
FAIRFIELD-SUISUN, CALIFORNIA
99 CENTS

Solano 4-Hers win top prizes at Skills Day

4h_skills2

Harrison Schaufel of the Suisun Valley 4-H Club talks to a judge at the Solano County 4-H Project Skills Day. He won a showmanship award for his display, "Behind the Scenes: Filmmaking." (Photo courtesy Kathy Keatley Garvey)

By
From page A4 | January 18, 2013 |

FAIRFIELD — Fifteen 4-H members won showmanship medals Saturday at the annual Solano County 4-H Project Skills Day in the Green Valley Middle School.

Children in kindergarten through 10th grade showcased projects on food preservation, cooking, cake decorating, sewing,  fitness, astronomy and more.

Judges score the members on their display, presentation, knowledge and interaction with the public.

The showmanship winners are:

  • Annette Josol, Rio Vista 4-H Club, “Chicken Pancit” project, entered in the Foods and Nutrition category, senior division (10th grade).
  • Samantha DeOsuna, Vaca Valley 4-H Club, “Sam’s Jams” project, entered in Food Preservation, intermediate division (seventh grade).
  • Siera Giron, Wolfskill 4-H Club, Dixon, “Quicky Qiwi (Kiwi) Jam” project, entered in Food Preservation, intermediate division (ninth grade).
  • Madeline Giron, Wolfskill 4-H Club, “Breakfast: As the Rooster Crows, the Chicken Clucks,” entered in the Foods/Livestock category, junior division (fourth grade).
  • Riley Currey, Wolfskill 4-H Club, “Animal Bites,” entered in Foods/Livestock, intermediate division (grades sixth through eight).
  • Sierra Solbrack, Wolfskill 4-H Club, “Lamb in a Hot Tub,” entered in Foods/Livestock, senior division (grades ninth and 10th).
  • Jasmine Gonzalez, Sherwood Forest 4-H Club, “Rub-a-Dub-Dub: A Chicken in a Tub!,” entered in the Livestock/Animals category, junior division (grades fourth and fifth).
  • Isabella Berkheimer, Vaca Valley Club, “I’ve Goat My Eye on You,” entered in Livestock/Animals, intermediate division (seventh grade).
  • Annabella Rodriguez, Sherwood Forest 4-H Club “Beginning Horses: First Aid of a Horse,” entered in Livestock/Animals, senior division (ninth grade).
  • Natalie Frenkel, Suisun Valley 4-H Club, “Publishing a Newsletter,” entered in the All Other Projects category, junior division (grades four and five).
  • Ryan Liu, Westwind 4-H Club, “Starfinder: Ideal Conditons for Finding Stars,” entered in All Other Projects, junior division (grades four and five).
  • Amanda Kant, Sherwood Forest 4-H Club, “Decorating Cake Pops: How to Decorate Basic Cake Pops,” entered in All Other Projects, intermediate division (grades six and seven).
  • Harrison Schaufel, Suisun Valley 4-H Club, “Behind the Scenes, Filmmaking,” entered in All Other Projects, intermediate division (grades six and seven).
  • Emma Ryder, Vaca Valley 4-H Club, “Container Gardening: How to Force Bulbs to Grow,” entered in All Other Projects category, intermediate division (grades six and seven).
  • Daniel Liu, Westwind 4-H Club, “Keeping S.E.T. (Science, Engineering and Technology) Afloat,” entered in All Other Projects category, senior division (10th grade).

Participation certificates recipients include:

  • Elmira 4-H Club: Erin Tiernan-Lang, “Heavenly Cheesecake.”
  • Sherwood Forest 4-H Club: Angelica Zanipatin, “Horses: Making of a Horse”; Sarah Bowen,“Who’s Your Daddy? DNA Parent Verification”; Jessica Burkett,“Mounting and Dismounting a Horse”; Ivy Christensen,“You, Your Horse and the Round Pen”; and Kaleigh Kant,“Techniques for Making Greeting Cards.”
  • Suisun Valley 4-H Club: Lanea Christianson,“Cooking: How to Make Peppermint Bark”; Christopher Lang, “C is for Cookie: How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookies”; Alec Merodio, “Fitness Research: What is Cross Fit?”; Maya Miller, “Clay in the Process”; Samantha Forbes, “The Importance of Growing Native Plants”; and Carson Merodio,“Nutrition Research: What is The Best Sport?”
  • Vaca Valley 4-H Club: Kristina Shipley, “Chicken Wings”; Kaitlin Adams, “Main Dish: Goat Soup”; Justin Means, “How to Clean a Shotgun”; and Ashley Adams, “Zucchini Nut Bread.”
  • Westwind 4-H Club: Sadie Park, “Snowy Pine Cones”; Kira Krites, “Do You Dream of Buttercream?”; Payton Pinkela,“Cell-icious”; Grace Gribi,“Cake Decorating: Eagle Badge Cake”; Charity Krites, “Dashing Through the Snow”; and Trinity Roach, “Kindling: It’s not Just Firewood.”
  • Wolfskill 4-H Club: Haley Scott, “Bunny Baby Bumps: How to Tell If Your Bunny is Pregnant”; Brooke Solbrack, “Fuzzy Bunny”; Daniela Setka, “Do You Hear What I Hear? Cavy (Guinea Pig) Sounds and What They Mean?”; Skylar Bruce, “How to Make a Handwarmer”;  Jennifer Giron, “Knot Your Grandma’s Blankie”; and Kiara Ko-Madden,“Craft: Flower Pillow.”

Chili Cook-Off winners were:

  • The Hoppin’ Hot Chilimakers, Wolfskill 4-H Club, “Rabbit Chili.” Team included Ricardo Setka, Connor Johnson, Zachary Gardener and Charlie Jeannot.

Participation certificate recipients were:

  • The Chili-ettes, Dixon Ridge 4-H Club, “2/2/2.” Allyson Doolittle and Leaona Mestas-Hadrava. They made a pork shoulder/beef chili.
  • Red-Hot Pumpkin Peppers, Suisun Valley 4-H, “Turkey Pumpkin Chili.” Robert Wright, Andrew Simonson and Tiffany Lum.
  • Pirates of the Chilibeans, Westwind 4-H Club, “Turkey Pirate Chili.” Grace Gribi, Kira Krites and Payton Pinkela.
  • Fabulous Chilimakers of Wolfskill 4-H Club, “Bison Chili.” Madeline Giron, Haley Scott and Jennifer Giron.
  • Death by Chili, Wolfskill 4-H Club, “Death by Chili.” Tyler Scott, Siera Giron, Riley Currey and Kiara Ko-Madden.

For more information about 4-H programs, contact 4-H representative Valerie Williams, Solano County 4-H program representative, at 784-1319 or vawilliams@ucdavis.edu.

Reach Heather Ah San at 427-6977 or hahsan@dailyrepublic.net. Follow her on Twitter at www.twitter.com/HeatherMalia.

Heather Ah San

Heather Ah San

Heather Ah San covers Rio Vista, features and general news for the Daily Republic. She received her bachelors of art degree from the University of Oregon.
LEAVE A COMMENT

Discussion | No comments

The Daily Republic does not necessarily condone the comments here, nor does it review every post. Read our full policy

.

Solano News

 
Crime key topic again at Fairfield candidates night

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A1, 42 Comments | Gallery

 
Dixon corn maze breaks own world record

By Jess Sullivan | From Page: A2, 2 Comments | Gallery

 
Families Helping Families preps for holidays

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3

Charity Tree Auction application deadline nears

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3, 1 Comment

 
Tots can trick-or-treat at Solano Town Center

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A3

Car washes raising money to fight breast cancer

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A3

 
Fairfield Police Department promotes 2, honors 1

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A3, 6 Comments | Gallery

 
2 new challenges part of 2014 Solano Turkey Trot

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A4 | Gallery

 
PAL center seeks volunteers

By Jess Sullivan | From Page: A4, 1 Comment

 
Solano names new First 5 director

By Ian Thompson | From Page: A6, 1 Comment

 
$1.4M land sale by Fairfield gets OK

By Ryan McCarthy | From Page: A6, 2 Comments

Action, thriller movies headed to box office

By Amy Maginnis-Honey | From Page: A7

 
Fairfield police log: Oct. 20, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

Fairfield police log: Oct. 19, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

 
Fairfield police log: Oct. 18, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

Suisun City police log: Oct. 20, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

 
Suisun City police log: Oct. 19, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

Suisun City police log: Oct. 18, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A12

 
.

US / World

FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1, 4 Comments

 
IS fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1

Assad pursues withering campaign against rebels

By The Associated Press | From Page: A1, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
7 arrested in Oakland raid on Black Muslim Temple

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6, 1 Comment

Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach

By The Associated Press | From Page: A6

 
California man goes missing during road trip

By The Associated Press | From Page: A8, 2 Comments

2nd guilty plea in California tainted beef case

By The Associated Press | From Page: A8

 
Golden Gate Bridge officials float sidewalk toll

By The Associated Press | From Page: A8, 5 Comments

5 Jonestown victims buried in California

By The Associated Press | From Page: A8, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
New rules adopted in hopes of spurring home loans

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

 
Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia

By The Associated Press | From Page: A9

Cadaver dog searches in suspected serial killings

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

 
Schools scoured in search for ambush suspect

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10

AP-GfK Poll: Most expect GOP victory in November

By The Associated Press | From Page: A10 | Gallery

 
Freed Vietnamese dissident travels to US: official

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

North Korea frees US man; 2 more still detained

By The Associated Press | From Page: A13

 
Brown meets with health care experts about Ebola

By The Associated Press | From Page: A14

US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

By The Associated Press | From Page: A14

 
WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

By The Associated Press | From Page: A14

.

Opinion

Editorial Cartoons: Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A11

 
Spering kept youth league going

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11, 15 Comments

Day, Blankenchip good for respective cities

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11, 6 Comments

 
‘Misleading’ mailer sent to residents

By Letter to the Editor | From Page: A11, 10 Comments

Expect voter participation to drop

By Dan Walters | From Page: A11, 12 Comments

 
.

Living

Today in History: Oct. 22, 2014

By The Associated Press | From Page: A2

 
Community Calendar: Oct. 22, 2014

By Susan Hiland | From Page: A2

Horoscopes: Oct. 22, 2014

By Holiday Mathis | From Page: B6

 
Is it OK for a business to use its contacts to raise money for a charity?

By Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar | From Page: B6

Hummus and chocolate together? Deliciously so!

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7, 1 Comment | Gallery

 
Easy slow cooker chili that lives up to the hype

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

Roasted beets can brighten up any holiday table

By The Associated Press | From Page: B7 | Gallery

 
.

Entertainment

TVGrid

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: A5

 
‘S.H.I.E.L.D’ fans push for Coulson/May romance

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7 | Gallery

From Kors to DVF, fashion mourns de la Renta

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7 | Gallery

 
Argentina demands ‘Top Gear’ apology from BBC

By The Associated Press | From Page: A7

.

Sports

Local report: Vikings earn 3-0 SCAC volleyball win over Wolves

By Daily Republic staff | From Page: B1

 
SJS releases season’s first wins list

By Paul Farmer | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

 
Bruins hold off Sharks to win 5-3

By The Associated Press | From Page: B1 | Gallery

Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Fighters suing Mayweather over Vegas cable TV bout

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

49ers lose center Daniel Kilgore, needs surgery

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2 | Gallery

 
Raiders plagued by 3rd-down defensive woes

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

For a young Mexican golf star, seeing helps him believe

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Shaw shoulders blame for Stanford’s slide

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

Newman dodges penalty for Talladega inspection

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

 
Logano: No worries about retaliation from Patrick

By The Associated Press | From Page: B2

WS Game 2 starters Ventura, Peavy study in contrasts

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
Hats off! Royals get old-timey with tip o’ the hat

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

KC, San Fran mayors announce World Series wager

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3, 4 Comments

 
Ezeli returns as Warriors beat Clippers 125-107

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Buster’s back: Posey tries to add 3rd Series ring

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3 | Gallery

 
AP sources: Rice’s appeal hearing set for Nov. 5-6

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

Kings GM: NHL should educate after Voynov’s arrest

By The Associated Press | From Page: B3

 
Broncos are still No. 1 in AP Pro32 rankings

By The Associated Press | From Page: B9 | Gallery

‘Blade Runner’ Pistorius gets 5 years in prison

By The Associated Press | From Page: A12 | Gallery

 
.

Business

China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
Google’s streaming music service adds mood to mix

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

5 problems McDonald’s is facing in the US

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8 | Gallery

 
New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8 | Gallery

Total CEO killed in Moscow runway crash

By The Associated Press | From Page: B8

 
.

Obituaries

Rufina Ferrer Levengood

By Nancy Green | From Page: A4

 
.

Comics

Wizard of Id

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
For Better or Worse

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Get Fuzzy

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Baby Blues

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Rose is Rose

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Zits

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Baldo

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Peanuts

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Blondie

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Pickles

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Beetle Bailey

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Dilbert

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Frank and Ernest

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
Sally Forth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Garfield

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

 
B.C.

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B5

Bridge

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

 
Sudoku

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

Word Sleuth

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

 
Cryptoquote

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6

Crossword

By Daily Republic Syndicated Content | From Page: B6