Island County Grange contests sends several to state | KUDOS

The Island County-wide Grange contests held at Deer Lagoon from May 9–10 will send 51 entries to the state level in June. Categories included arts, crafts, baking, canning, sewing, embroidery and quilting. Those advancing to the state level received “Best of Show” awards in their categories. Seventeen of the 33 entries in crafts advance to the Washington state level, as well as 17 of 25 in photography, 3 of 3 in baking, 3 of 3 in canning, 3 of 3 in quilting, 1 in sewing, and 7 of 9 in embroidery. The results from the South End are shown below.

Arts and Crafts

Paintings - 1. oil; Allegra Rose, Langley, Best of Show (BS). 2. acrylic; Gary Kay, Clinton, BS and Chuck Prochaska, Greenbank, blue. 3. mixed media; Judy Prochaska, Greenbank, BS, also one blue, and Gennie Martin, Langley, blue.

Fiber Crafts - 2. other; Molly Kay, Clinton, BS.

Holiday Crafts - 3. Christmas tree ornament; Judy Prochaska, Greenbank, BS; Molly Kay, Clinton, B. Christmas decoration; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS.

Wood Crafts - 1. toys; Rufus Rose, Clinton, BS plus 4 blue ribbons.

Recycled Crafts - 1. fabric; Molly Kay, Clinton, BS. 2. wood; Rufus Rose, Clinton, BS plus 4 blue ribbons.

Construction Crafts - 1. lapidary; Judy Prochaska, Greenbank, BS. 2. sculpted clay/pottery; Martha Martin, Langley, BS.

Paper Crafts - 1. other items; Allegra Rose, Langley, BS plus 3 blue ribbons.

General Crafts - 1. beading; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS. 2. jewelry; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS. 3. toys; Tori Johnson, Langley, BS. 4. string; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS. 5. other; Molly Kay, Clinton, BS.

Grange Promotional Art - 1. other; Martha Martin, Langley, BS.


The four competitors in photography — three adults, one youth — will advance to the state competition with Best of Show awards as follows:

Rhonda Permenter, Freeland, 1 ; Cathi Bower, Langley, 2; Molly Kay, Clinton, 10: and in youth Amara Garibyan, Langley, 4.

Family Living Skills

Baking - 1 quick breads; Kristi Johansen-Abat, Langley, BS. 2. decorated cupcakes; Tori Johnson, Langley, BS. 3. baked cookies; Tori Johnson, Langley, BS.

Food Preservation - 1. soft spreads; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS. 2. meat, poultry or seafood; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS. pickled; Rhonda Permenter, Freeland, BS.

Needlework - 1 crochet, knit, tat large item for house; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS. 2. crochet, knit, tat small item for house; Molly Kay, Clinton, BS. 3. crochet item to wear; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS. 4. knit item to wear; Tori Johnson, Langley, BS. 5. baby Afghan; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS. 6. hand embroidery; Judy Prochaska, Greenbank, BS. 7. other; Cathi Bower, Langley, BS.

Quilts - 1. beyond traditional design large quilt; Chuck Prochaska, Greenbank, BS. 2. beyond traditional design small quilt; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS.3. beyond traditional design wall hanging; Tarey Kay, Clinton, BS. 4. art & landscape other; Rhonda Permenter, Freeland BS.

Sewing - 1. other; Gary Kay, Clinton, BS.


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