Cherokee 4-H Members Take Home Honors at Iowa State Fair

Three Cherokee County 4-H Members were awarded top honors from this year’s Iowa State Fair. The members are Branden Whited, Brittney Schmillen, and Sam Schmillen. Cherokee County Youth Coordinator with Iowa State University Extension & Outreach expressed how wonderful it is to see the youth recognized for their passions that they put in a “great deal of time and effort.” 

Here’s what each individual won:

Branden Whited – Grand Champion 4-H Purebred Simmental Heifer

Sam Schmillen – Reserve Grand Champion 4-H Market Lamb

Brittney Schmillen – Grand Champion 4-H Commercial Ewe & Reserve Grand Champion 4-H Market Goat