Brent Miller Crowned Fremont 4-H King

Fremont 4-H Fair Results

Burt County 4-H members made a good showing at the Fremont 4-H Fair last week at Christensen Field in Fremont. One of the highest awards went to Brent Miller of Lyons. He was crowned the Fremont 4-H Fair King at the community luncheon Friday. This honor comes after filling out an application giving an overview of his extensive 4-H career and going through an interview.  Besides the crown he receives two scholarships. One is the Jack Paulson Scholarship and the other is the Rhonda Schroeder Memorial Scholarship.

Swine Show:

The Swine Showmanship contest showed a lot of Burt County talent. Jenna Bromm, of Oakland won the senior division while Brayden and Elise Anderson, both of Lyons took 3rd place in the Intermediate and Junior Divisions respectively. Jocelyn Hightree of South Sioux City and Cason Stevenson of Oakland both received blue ribbons.

In the Swine Show Jenna Bromm came away with the Champion Progress Gilt as well as two other first and second purples in her classes. Brayden Anderson had a top purple and two blue ribbons with his animals. Cason Stevenson also had a top purple along with a blue ribbon. Jocelyn Hightree had a purple and a blue ribbon while Elise Anderson received 3 blues on her hogs.

Elise Anderson took a break from showing her pigs and took part in the Insect Identification Contest where she won the gold medal in the Junior Division.

Beef Show:

Bailey Fleischman of Tekamah had a great day in the Beef Show. He showed the Supreme Campion Commercial Breeding Heifer, a purple ribbon winning market steer and was the silver medal winning showman in the senior showmanship division. Cody Elliott of Tekamah also showed a purple ribbon breeding heifer as did Jessica Fleischman of Herman. Blue ribbons were earned by Bryce Uhing and Abigail Peterson of West Point.

Leah Keithley of Hooper showed the reserve champion market heifer. She also showed another purple ribbon winner as did Vanessa Peterson and Bryce Uhing both of West Point.

In the Market Steer Division Cody Elliott, Abigail Peterson and Jadyn Fleischman all showed purple ribbon animals.

In Beef Showmanship besides Bailey Fleischman as the silver medal winner in the senior division, Bryce Uhing received a purple. In the Junior Division Leah Keithley received a purple ribbon.



Sheep Show:

In the Sheep Show Layne Miller of Lyons took home reserve champion breeding ewe as well as three blue ribbons in the market lamb division.

Brent Miller of Lyons showed two purple ribbon breeding ewes and a purple and blue ribbon market lambs.

Bailey Pelan of Oakland received two purple ribbons on her market lambs while Hannah Brudigam of Oakland showed two blue ribbon lambs.

In showmanship Bailey Pelan received a purple ribbon in the Junior Division, while Layne Miller received a blue in the intermediate division and Brent Miller received a red in senior showmanship.

Dog Show:

Megan Olson of Tekamah won the gold medal in Senior Dog Showmanship while Rayna Hladky of Tekamah received a purple and Casey Stone of Tekamah a blue in intermediate showmanship.

In Beginning Novice division Megan Olson and Casey Stone both received blues while Rayna Hladky received a red.

In the Agility Division Megan Olson, Casey Stone and Rayna Hladky all received purples.

Horse Show:

Results of the Horse Show found Reese Hansen of Herman receiving a purple in Senior Showmanship while Bobbie Castle Gosch of Decatur received a white. In Junior Showmanship Lakyn Humphrey of Decatur received a red ribbon.

Reese Hansen received a purple in Pony Pleasure and in Wester Pleasure Sr. she received a red. She also received a red in Sr. Western Horsemanship.

Lakyn Humphrey received a red in Jr Western Pleasure.

In the speed contests, Lakyn Humphrey received second purple in the Jr. Barrels and a white in poles. In the senior divisions, Bobbie Castle Gosch received reds in both barrels and poles.

Rabbit Show:

Bobbie Castle Gosch of Decatur received reserve champion in Intermediate Rabbit Showmanship while in the Junior Division Lakyn Humphrey received a blue ribbon.

Grace Monson of Craig received a purple and a blue with her Netherland Dwarf.

Bobbie Castle Gosch showed a purple ribbon winning Holland Lop and Lakyn Humphry received a blue on her Holland rabbit.

Goat Show:

Abigail Peterson of West Point received a purple and two blues on her meat goats.

Shooting Sports Contest:

Thomas Hennig of Tekamah was named Champion in the Senior Division in the air rifle division.

Static Exhibit Results:

Results of the static 4-H exhibits will be shared next week.






Mary Loftis,

Extension Assistant
UNL Extension – Burt County
111 North 13th Street, Suite 6
Tekamah, NE 68061
Phone: (402) 374-2929

Fax: (402) 374-2930


Brent Miller of Lyons was crowned Fremont 4-H Fair King. Photo Courtesy of Mary Loftis.

Brent Miller of Lyons was crowned Fremont 4-H Fair King. Photo Courtesy of Mary Loftis.

About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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