The 2019 Kaufman County Fair & Junior Livestock Show was a success again this year featuring many talented youth throughout the county.
The fair is open to all residents of Kaufman County and those that attend school in the county. This year’s county fair entries included everything from quilts and canned goods to potted plants and pictures.
Overall Champion exhibitors this year in each age group for Artwork are:
Adult- Natalie Ramsey of Forney, with her Grand Champion award winning Acrylic painting, and Bill Jones of Forney with his award-winning India Ink drawing.
Senior- Marianna Santana of Scurry-Rosser High School with her beautiful floral Grand Champion Watercolor
Reserve Champion Laryn LaMonte of N.Forney High School with her detailed Pencil Drawing
Intermediate – Karalyn Meyers of Terrell with her striking caricature Grand Champion India Ink Drawing
Case Goforth of Kaufman Monday Elementary with his Reserve Champion replica of Spider Man
Junior- Ruby Pedroza of Kaufman Monday Elementary with her Grand Champion breath taking mountain range pencil drawing
Reserve Champion - Madelyn Owens of Crandall with her fun colorful acrylic painting
Child- Emma Burks of Kemp Primary with her exceptional Grand Champion acrylic painting
Victoric Valleza of Kaufman Helen Edwards Early Childhood School with her Impressive Reserve Champion scratch art drawing.
Handmade Items overall Champions this year are:
Adult- Ron Norvell of Scurry with his handmade Grand Champion wooden toys
Pandora Bonner of Kemp with her beautiful Reserve Champion neck scarf
Senior- Denise Gamino of Kemp High School for her magical Grand Champion sculpted Fairy Lamp
David Maxwell of Scurry with his whimsical Reserve Champion weaved elf suit
Intermediate- Lauren Rogers of Terrell Herman Furlough with her lovely Grand Champion Recycled Planter Box
Eli Stecher of Terrell from the County Liners 4-H Club for his Reserve Champion handmade nativity scene
Junior- Cassidy Daily of Kemp from the County Liners 4-H Club with her adorable Grand Champion crochet infant bunny lovey blanket
Elizabeth Bradicich-Shelton of Kaufman with her beautiful Reserve Champion weaved wall hanging
Child- Zack Kelly of Kaufman Christian School with his awesome Grand Champion dragon model a
Charely Jones with her glorious Reserve Champion string art cross
Photography overall champions this year are:
Adult- Natalie Ramsey of Forney with an astonishing Grand Champion lake view and her striking Reserve Champion theme door photograph of a blue door
Senior- Jacob Crawford of Forney from the 4-H Shooting Sports Club with his detailed Grand Champion details and macro photograph of a dragonfly
Emily Matthews of Kaufman High School with her glorious Reserve Champion morning sunrise photograph
Intermediate – Trinity Crews of Scurry-Rosser High School with her Grand Champion photo of a majestic red cardinal
Michael Ragsdale of Kemp 4-H Club with his Reserve Champion photograph of his friend showing his lamb
Junior – Maddox Henderson of the Kemp 4-H Club with his vibrant Grand Champion photograph of a field of bluebonnets
Emily Daily of Kemp from the County Liners 4-H Club with her cute Reserve Champion Domestic Animal photograph of her longhorn calf
Foods overall champions this year are:
Senior- Michelle Maldonado, Andrea Garcia and Deiej Galindo Soto of Kemp High School with their delectable Grand Champion flan cake
Harlee Murrah of Kaufman High School with her mouthwatering buttermilk chess pie
Intermediate- Kimberly Beckendorf of Kaufman Junior High School with her scrumptious Grand Champion lemon scratch cake
Abigail Giromini of Kaufman with her delicious Reserve Champion yeast bread
Junior- Maddox Henderson of the Kemp 4-H club with his decadent Grand Champion sopapilla cheesecake
Child- Esther Giromini of Kaufman with her delicious Grand Champion vegan cookies.
Horticulture overall champion
Senior- Maggie Sue Spencer of Kaufman High School with her beautiful Grand Champion recycled baby carriage non-edible container garden.
County Fair Results Per Division
4-H & FCH Administrative Assistant
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Kaufman County