09-06-2018 2018 Berrien County Youth Fair Awards

The 2018 Berrien County Youth Fair may be history but these Tri-City Area youth are still beaming over the ribbons and awards they earned there photo feature continued from the Front Page

ZACH KUEHL of Watervliet with his horse MSU Honeydew, earned 1st and 2nd for Western Pleasure and Equitation. This is the last year for his horse which is 27 years young. The 8th-grader attending Watervliet Public Schools is the son of Elden and Stacy Kuehl.


Sabrina Klimkiewicz, 17, of Watervliet is a senior attending Watervliet Public Schools. She is shown with her horse Moon. They received 4th place in flags, barrels, and keyhole and a 5th place in poles. She won 5th place overall. The daughter of Jeff and Nicole Klimkiewicz, she also shows pigs, turkeys, and chickens.


RYAN CHISEK, 18, of Watervliet, won Reserve Champion fryer market chickens, Champion woodworking, and Grand Champion overall for his woodworking project. He is the son of Chris and Shelley Chisek.


LEVI POUNDERS, 7, of Coloma loves to show off his award winning pigeon. This is his second year as an exhibitor at the Berrien County Youth Fair. He also entered rabbits, ducks and crafts. Levi, who attends Coloma Elementary School, is the son of Robert & Misty Pounders.