This year 160 kids competed in the 26th Annual Jackson County Farm Bureau Assn. Kiddie Pedal Pull held during the Jackson County 4-H Fair. Forty-Eight contestants walked away with trophies. The first-, second-, and third- place winners of each division were awarded a trophy and will receive a bright blue winner’s t-shirt to wear during the Kansas State Fair competition held on September 9th, 2018.
The Kiddie Pedal Pull winners are:
Age 4 and Under
Boys: 1st Eli Bontrager, 2nd Tate Olberding, 3rd Layton Prentice
Girls: 1st Lily Bontrager, 2nd Emmy Pruett, 3rd Lilly Julo
Boys: 1st Cadin Phillips, 2nd Bryson Bradley, 3rd Brock Mitchell
Girls: 1st Raegan Anderson, 2nd Hazel Bowser, 3rd Kara Schumaker
Boys: 1st Zane Lawler, 2nd Luke Warner, 3rd Bryar King
Girls: 1st Gracie Julo , 2nd MaKayla Wheeler, 3rd Tyler Dick
Boys: 1st Adam Mellies, 2nd Hank Thompson, 3rd Dalton Miller(not pictured)
Girls: 1st Makenna Tyler, 2nd Abigail Schuster, 3rd Madilyn Anderson
Boys: 1st Ethan Noel, 2nd Grant Warner, 3rd Brodyn King
Girls: 1st Julie Bontrager, 2nd Nevaeh Anderson, 3rd Lauren Smith
Boys: 1st Brody Nicol, 2nd Hank Julo, 3rd Brooks Henderson
Girls: 1st Jennifer Mellies, 2nd Jill Walder, 3rd Brooke Slipke
Boys: 1st Jace Doyle, 2nd Drake Mellies, 3rd Peyton Thomas
Girls: 1st Kolbie Noel, 2nd Savannah Jones, 3rd Presley Phillips
Boys: 1st Austin Smith, 2nd Chandler Newman, 3rd Junior Beauchamp
Girls: 1st Madison Schumaker, 2nd Maddie Bontrager, 3rd Addyson Schumaker
Each participant received an ice cream coupon, redeemable at the Jackson County Dairy Families booth; a $5.00 coupon redeemable at Cecil K’s Hometown Market; and an iced cold drink, compliments of Cecil K’s Hometown Market, Wal-Mart, and GN Bank. Holton Farm & Home donated the use of the stock tank for icing the drinks. Holton Livestock provided the PA system and Cody Askren served as the announcer for event.
The trophies and winner’s T-shirts were sponsored by the following local businesses; Armstrong Inc Tires, Ashcraft Stock Dogs, Bell Plumbing, Brahma Excavating, Capitol View Masonry LLC , Casey’s General Stores, Chris Gross Construction, Complete Chiropractic Care Center LLC, Denison State Bank, Ehrhart Excavating, Farmers State Bank, Foster Ford Inc, Ginger Snips Salon of Beauty, Grass Roots Pest Control & Lawn, Haug Construction Co., Holton Dental, Holton Family Dentistry, Holton Farm & Home, Holton Livestock Exchange, Homestead Affordable Housing Inc, Ireland Custom Exhaust, Jackson CO Farm Bureau Financial Serv., Jackson Farmers, Keeler Trucking & Tractor Repair, Kellerman Real Estate, Mercer Funeral Home, Parallel Farms, Rhino Fitness/CrossFit REM, Ron Kirk’s Body Shop, Roush & Son’s Towing & Recovery, Sawyer Custom Building & Remodeling, Stauffer Salvage & Ag Repair, Wayne’s Farm Supply, Wege’s Feed Service Inc and Wilson Tire LLC.