Starke County 4-H Royalty Announced

The Starke County 4-H Royalty winners have been announced! Dylan Shively and Elizabeth McGaughey were crowned yesterday at the Starke County 4-H Fair in Hamlet.

The son of Deanna and David Shively, Shively is a ten-year member of the Starke County Rebels and a six-year member of the Junior Leaders. Shively is a 2012 graduate of Oregon-Davis High School.

Soon to be a senior at John Glenn High School, McGaughey is a nine-year member of the Cloverleaf 4-H Club and a five-year member of Junior Leaders. She is the daughter of Jane and Todd McGaughey.

In recognition of his years of service to the Starke County Fair, James Hardesty was awarded the Starke County Fair Board President’s Memorial award.

The William Barbknecht 4-H Scholarship was presented to Emily Pucel, and Dylan Shively received the Charles “Todd” Troike Memorial Scholarship.