4-H Sweepstakes winners awarded
Alpena County 4-H Sweepstakes winners were awarded at the Alpena County Fair.
Norman Alexander Memorial Sweepstakes were awarded at the Alpena County Fair. The sweepstakes are a competition among the showmanship winners in each large animal category — horse, beef, dairy, goats, sheep, and swine. They show each species, and a winner is selected as the top showman of the Alpena County Fair.
The award is in memory of Norman Alexander, a longtime supporter of Alpena 4-H and fair.
Coty Avent was junior winner, and Demi Oliver was senior winner of the awards, presented by Alexander’s daughter Connie Lucas.
Top O’ Michigan Insurance Small Animal Sweepstakes winners were announced during the Alpena County Fair. Winners were Senior Demi Oliver and Junior Alison Borowski.
Small Animal Sweepstakes feature the showmanship winners in rabbits, small fowl and large fowl, competing against each other for the best of the best silver platter sponsored by Top O’ Michigan Insurance.