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2023 Achievement Awards






View the 2023 Achievement Awards photo gallery here.


The 2023 Ohio 4-H Achievement Award winners were recognized in a ceremony on Tuesday, June 13 at the Nationwide & Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center. This event was hosted by the Ohio 4-H Foundation. 

Award Award Winner Award Sponsor
Ohio State Fair Junior Fair Board 4-H Representative Zachery Beaver Ohio Expo Center & State Fair
Ohio State Fair Junior Fair Board 4-H Representative GraceLynn Harter Ohio Expo Center & State Fair
Ohio Township Association Local Government Award Sydney Hamilton Ohio Township Association
Ohio Township Association Local Government Award Max Shawhan Ohio Township Association
National 4-H Dairy Conference Representative Silas Kohler COBA/Select Sires, Inc.
National 4-H Dairy Conference Representative Olivia Ryan COBA/Select Sires, Inc.
Beef Achievement Award Kylie Holman Dona Tullis and The Ohio Cattlewomen
CARTEENS Achievement Award Karrigan Kahrs State Farm
Citizenship and Community Service Achievement Award Allison Kendle BJ and Chan Foulk
Clothing and Textiles Achievement Award Jenna Allemang The Huffman Family
Communications Achievement Award Madalyn Thayer Carolyn Eselgroth
Companion Animals Achievement Award Ellie Beck-Aden Nationwide Foundation
Creative Arts Achievement Award Addison Mullins Ron and Carolyn Cull
Dairy Achievement Award Olivia Ryan Bob Evans Farms
Environmental Science Achievement Award Anam Havan Derek and Angela Dusthimer
Family Life and Child Development Achievement Award Phoebe Cydrus Ken and Christa Davis
Food and Nutrition Achievement Award Eleanor Curlis Besty Moore
Gardening and Horticulture Achievement Award Julia Ribo Howard and Cindy Wingert
Goats Achievement Award Madelyn Fannin Bob and Linda Joseph
Heath and Safety Achievement Award James Bell IV Ohio's Electric Cooperatives
Horse Achievement Award Chloee Howard Schneider Saddlery
Leadership Achievement Award Aubrey Barger Clarence and Jane Cunningham
Leadership Achievement Award Madilyn Lawson Bill and Kristin Patterson
Mechanical and Engineering Science Achievement Award Henry Keller The Packer Family
Personal Development Achievement Award Travis Allen Jim and Marlene Helt
Personal Development Achievement Award GraceLynn Harter Dean Cathann A. Kress
Photography Achievement Award Jacob Spencer Jed Osborn
Poultry Achievement Award Sydney Hamilton Nationwide Foundation
Rabbits Achievement Award Samantha Mayhugh Steve and Cindy Rasmussen
Sheep Achievement Award Hanna Warnecke Tom and Mary Harp
Shooting Sports Achievement Award Kyra Bradshaw Bob Evans Farms
Swine Achievement Award Paisley Alt Jean and Irv Bell
Veterinary Science Achievement Award Kate Johnson The Ohio State College of Veterinary Medicine
Woodworking Achievement Award Layton Mullins The Honorable Frederick and Dr. Kathryn Pepple