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Iowa, Marathon Counties Top 4-H Quiz Bowl & Skillathon Contests
Wisconsin Ag Connection - 03/19/2015

A team of Iowa County students have topped the 2015 statewide 4-H Quiz Bowl contest held at the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus this month.

Participants were asked about beef, sheep, swine and meat goat topics and students use a buzzer in order to answer the questions. The winning senior team members will represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Quiz and Skillathon Contest in Omaha, Nebraska later this year.

Winning team members were Kristin Keenan, Natalie Elfering, Morgan Fitzsimmons and Paige Gaffney. They were coached by Valerie Gaffney. The runner-up in the senior division was from Dodge County.

In the Skillathon contest, participants completed a written test, skill-a-thon stations and numerous live animal team exercises. The winning team was from Marathon County and will represent Wisconsin at the National 4-H Quiz and Skillathon Contest in Louisville, KY in November. Coached by Mark Zimmerman, member of that team included Katelyn Zimmerman, Emma Walters, Jake Thunder, and Nathan Utecht. Iowa County placed second in that competition.

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