BROOKINGS, S.D. - Photos taken by 40 South Dakota 4-H members from 25 counties will be featured in the 2020 South Dakota 4-H calendar.
This year, 2,491 photos were evaluated by judges at the South Dakota State Fair and 50 were selected to be featured in this year’s calendar, explained Amanda Stade, SDSU Extension 4-H Events Management Coordinator.
“Our 4-H members submitted excellent photos for this year’s calendar, which is focused on honoring those who serve.”
Judge’s choice photos were awarded to: Robert Inch, Buffalo/Jerauld; Caitlin Ringling, Butte/Lawrence; Ellie Jahraus, Campbell; Klair Raml, Codington; Alexis Hoffman, Douglas; Nicolette Hoffman, Douglas; Casside Seezs, Grant; Allison Glodt, Hughes/Stanley; Jeff Schnabel, Hutchinson; Laura Bogue, Lincoln; Kaylee Biel, Marshall; Chancey Kessler, McPherson; Hans Lapka, McPherson; Ashlynn Wellman, Pennington; Evan Miller, Pennington; Landen Matkins, Pennington; Olivia Miller, Pennington; Tanner Eide, Potter; Madisan Graber, Tripp; Maddie Rand, Turner; and Rachel Bryan, Union.
Honorable mention photos that will also be featured in the calendar were awarded to: Steven Neth, Bon Homme; Emily Nold, Brookings; Anna Kahnke, Codington; Lucy Kahnke, Codington; Caleb Weyh, Day; Hayden Niles, Day; Trey Dunse, Day; Alexis Hoffman, Douglas; Max Hartmann, Douglas; Nicolette Hoffman, Douglas; Sydney Miller, Fall River; Brooke Schwagel, Grant; Taya Wettlaufer, Lake; Ella Stiefvater, McCook; Brody Ahlquist, Minnehaha; Hannah Frost, Minnehaha; Hunter Eide, Potter; Evelyn Fritz, Roberts; Olivia Knox, Spink; Ashley Tieszen, Turner; Madison Hofer, Turner; and Maddie Rand, Turner.
This is the eleventh year that South Dakota 4-H has designed and sold calendars with photos chosen by State Fair judges. The 2020 South Dakota 4-H Calendar can be pre-ordered online until Nov. 11.