Jefferson County royalty
New Jefferson County 4-H Fair royalty was crowned Aug. 6 during fair activities. Winners were Boyd Roenne, king, son of Jason and Heather Roenne, Meriden; Jamie Navinskey, queen, daughter of Scott and Lori Navinskey, Atchison; Annabelle Vaught, princess, daughter of Eric and Caryn Vaught, McLouth; and Preston Feuerborn, prince, son of Wayne and Vickie Feuerborn, Meriden.
Roenne is a seven-year member of the Clover Power 4-H club and a junior at Jefferson West High School. He serves as the Clover Power Club senior president and a 4-H Ambassador.
His favorite 4-H project is market beef. His high school activities include football and baseball and he is president of the FFA chapter. He has competed in many animal judging competitions and the agricultural sales event. His team placed third in the state. Boyd is a leader in his community.He anticipates joining the National Honor Society in the fall and continuing his academic pursuits.
Boyd serves as a lector and kindergarten teacher at St. Aloysius church in Meriden. Boyd participates in community service both in and out of 4-H.
Navinskey is a senior at Jefferson County North High School where she participates in volleyball, basketball, track, band, choir, and Future Business Leaders of America. She is an 11-year member of the Winchester 4-H Club.
Her favorite projects include swine, clothing, foods, and horticulture. She has held many positions in her club, including song leader, reporter, secretary, vice president, and is currently the president.
Jamie plans to attend college to study sports medicine and play volleyball or basketball.
Vaught is an eighth-grader at Jefferson County North. She is in her seventh year as a member of the Crackerjacks 4-H Club. She has served as reporter and is now the junior president. Her 4-H projects have included cattle and sheep. As a junior beef leader in her club, she has helped with two beef fitting clinics and has participated in local and national shows. She has also helped promote Beef Month and raised money for beef barn improvements at the local fairgrounds. She also has attended lamb camps in both Iowa and Kansas.
She has participated in basketball, volleyball, softball and cheerleading.
Annabelle has organized book drives for her school library and organized food drives to fill the local pantries. She has been a member of her school honor program for the past five years.
Feuerborn is a sixth-grader at Jefferson West and a member of Clover Power 4-H Club. Shooting sports is her favorite 4-H project.
Preston has served his community by making and delivering food boxes to senior citizens at Christmastime. For Memorial Day, he had the opportunity to help distribute flags at the cemeteries for the veterans.
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