Nuckolls County honors open class fair exhibitors
July 22, 2021
Ann Watts earned the outstanding exhibitor award by bringing the highest number of high quality exhibits in all areas of open class to the 2021 Nuckolls County Fair. In addition to the outstanding exhibitor award, Watts showed the best of county textile arts exhibit described as "Hearts" with stitch. She also earned the open class rosette in foods and baking with her fudge and the open class rosette in food preservation with dill pickle spears.
Lois Sullivan earned the best in county quilt title with a quilt described as "multi jelly roll."
Bob John earned the best in county photography exhibit of a butterfly and flower.
Other open class senior division rosette winners were Teresa Walton - sewing for you and your home, jacket and bustle skirt; crafts - Mary Statz, barn quilt; industrial arts - Don Kohmetscher, red barn; photography - Glenda Herz, storm; Roxann Thompson - fruits and vegetables, cabbage; Arnold Brown - plants and flowers, hydrangea;
Roxann Thompson's "Gone fishing" cookies exhibit earned her the first place jar. Rower Statz showed the second place cookie jar exhibit with Cookies and milk.
Junior division (ages 18 and under) rosette winners at the Nuckolls County Fair were Reese Herz, fine arts, water color; crafts ages 11-18, Trevon Watts; crafts ages 5-10, Josie Watts, beaded bracelet; photography - Rowen Statz, landscape; Trevon Watts - fruits and vegetables, green beans. He also earned the open class rosette in the plants and flower division with a petunia. Emily Watts earned the junior division foods and baking rosette with dinner rolls and Caitlyn Biltoft earned the food preservation rosette with mulberry jam.