20 Vying For 4H Fair Royalty

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Bretzville (Local Sources) – 12 young ladies are vying for the title of Miss Dubois County 4H Fair for 2016 and eight are vying for title of Miss Teen 4H.

The candidates were announced by the 4H Fair Committee.  The 2016 4H Queen and the Miss Teen 4H Contests will be held Sunday, July 10th at the Jasper High School gymnasium.

Admission for the contest is $5 for the general public; free for 4H members and club leaders (with membership cards).

There will also be a mini 4H pageant on the 10th for boys and girls in kindergarten through second grade.

This 2016 Dubois County 4H Fair will be held July 19th through the 23rd at the 4H Fairgrounds north of Bretzville.

The 12 Miss 4H Queen candidates are…

Nicole Epple, 18, the daughter of John Epple and Sharon Epple of St. Anthony. Her sponsors are her father and Salon Be You Tiful. She is a 2016 graduate of Forest Park High School in Ferdinand. She will attend Lincoln Tech in the fall, studying to be an automotive technician.

Jessica Hilsmeyer, 18, a 2016 graduate of Southridge High School in Huntingburg and the daughter of Karen and Terry Hilsmeyer of Huntingburg. She plans to attend Vincennes University Jasper Campus to pursue a degree in nursing. She is sponsored by her family and the St. Henry Saints 4-H Club.

Elizabeth Huebner, 19, the daughter of Allan and Linda Huebner of Jasper, is a 2016 graduate of Northeast Dubois High School in Dubois. Her sponsors are the Happy Go Lucky 4-H Club and Allan Huebner Mowing. She plans to attend Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis to pursue a nursing degree.  Elizabeth is the reigning Miss Haysville Bicentennial.

Paige Jacob, 17, a senior to be at Northeast Dubois High School this fall. Her parents are Steve and Brook Jacob of Jasper, and she is being sponsored by Jacob Dairy. She plans to attend college to study physical therapy after graduation.

Brianna Lammers, 19, the daughter of Brian and Ann Lammers of Huntingburg. Her sponsors are her family and friends. She is a 2015 graduate of Southridge High School and is currently studying agricultural education at Purdue University. Her plans are to become an Agricultural teacher and FFA advisor.

Jennifer Merkley, a 2016 graduate of Northeast Dubois High School and the daughter of George and Susan Merkley of St. Anthony.  She plans to attend Vincennes University this fall to study psychology. Her sponsor is Merkley’s Supply.

Melissa Mutchman, 18, daughter of Tom and Nancy Mutchman of Huntingburg, is a 2016 graduate of Forest Park High School in Ferdinand. Her plans are to attend Vincennes University and Purdue University to become an ag teacher and entrepreneur. She is sponsored by Mutchman Farms LLC.

Melanie Roberts, 17, is the daughter of Lisa Shipman and Chad Roberts of French Lick. Her sponsor is the Happy-Go-Lucky 4-H Club. She will be a senior at Northeast Dubois High School. After graduation, she plans to attend college to study art therapy.

Jessica Schaeffer, 19, is the daughter of Nick and Cassie Schaeffer of Huntingburg and a 2016 graduate of Southridge High School.  She is sponsored by the St. Henry Saints 4-H Club. She plans are to attend USI in the fall to pursue a career as a pediatric nurse.

Kelly Vonderheide, 18, is the daughter of Gerald and Glenda Vonderheide of Jasper. Her sponsor is Englert’s Home Comfort Center. She is a 2016 graduate of Northeast Dubois High School. Her plans are to attend college and take studies to become a chiropractor.

Samantha Wendholt, 18, is the daughter of Joe and Danette Wendholt of Huntingburg and is a 2016 graduate of Forest Park High School. She will be attending Butler University in the fall with plans to become a pharmacist. She is sponsored by Carpet Warehouse Jasper.

Breanne Werner, 18, is a 2016 graduate of Forest Park High School.She plans to attend Indiana University Southeast in the fall to become a paramedic. Her parents are Joe and Karen Werner of Ferdinand.

The eight young ladies vying for the crown of Miss Dubois County Teen 4H are…

Jaylyn Giesler, 15, is the daughter of Jay and Dawn Giesler of Huntingburg. She is sponsored by Disinger & Kruger Jewelers of Huntingburg. She attends Southridge High School where she will be a sophomore this fall. Her plans are to become a teacher and wildlife biologist after graduation.

Madison Giesler, 15, is the daughter of Chad and Kathy Giesler of Jasper. She will be a sophomore at Jasper High School. She is sponsored by Drs. Monosmith and Wood Oral Surgery. She plans to attend Murray State University to become an attorney.

Alexa Hopf, 16, is the daughter of Kristina Hopf and the late Stan Hopf. She attends Jasper High School, where she will be a junior this fall. After graduation, her plans are to attend Purdue University to begin studies on becoming a veterinary technician. Her sponsors are the Blue Ribbon 4-H Club and Junior Leaders.

Madison Hostetter, 15, will be a sophomore at Jasper High School this fall. She is the daughter of Brian and Angela Hostetter of Jasper.  She is sponsored by the Jasper Jaycees.

Emma Messmer, 16, is the daughter of Alan and Connie Brenner and the late Mark Messmer. She will be a junior at Jasper High School. After graduation, she plans to attend the University of Southern Indiana in Evansville with plans to become a teacher. She is sponsored by her family.

Louisa Nino, 16, is the daughter of Primibivo and Judy Nino of Huntingburg. Her sponsors are the Clover Conspirators, Junior Leaders and her family. She will be a junior at Southridge High School.  She plans to pursue a career in business after graduation.

Melanie Patterson, 16, will be a junior at Jasper High School this coming fall. She is the daughter of Darren and Ann Patterson of Jasper. She is sponsored by her family.

Katelyn Tretter, 16, is the daughter of Scott and Theresa Tretter of Ferdinand. She will be a junior at Forest Park High School in Ferdinand.  Her plans are to attend Indiana University or Butler University and pursue a career in family medicine or oral and maxillofacial surgery. She is sponsored by Psi Iota Xi Sorority.

 

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