The Ponoka Agricultural Society’s annual Bench Show was held at the Ponoka Legion on Aug. 16 and 17. Photos by Emily Jaycox

Ponoka Agricultural Society Bench Show winners, photos

The Ponoka Agricultural Society’s annual Bench Show was held at the Ponoka Legion on Aug. 16 and 17.

In the 4-H division, Brooklyn Olsen was awarded best of division.

In photography, Irene Lueck was best of division and Katelyn Van Haren was the high point winner.

Joyce Winter was named best of division in agriculture as well as high point winner.

Micah Whiteside won the best of the Junior Agriculture Division I, and Jack McKelvie won high point.

In the Junior Dvision I, Mylah Rispens won best of division and Adelle Bos won high point.

Megan Yeo was best of division for Junior Division II, with Jocelyn Bos taking high point.

In horticulture, Evelyn Geertsma won best of division and high point.

In arrangements and houseplants, Fred Broska won best of division and Conny Bossart was awarded high point.

Bossart again took first place in vegetables and Geerstma was given high point.

Broska was awarded best in division and high point for fruit.

In culinary arts Crystal Hamm won best of division and Katie Van Tiesenhausen won high point.

Sherry Dease won the art division and high point.

In the arts and crafts Division I, Stephan Bassart was awarded best in division and Rema Marney won high point.

In arts and crafts Division II, Donna Rudd won first place and took high point as well.

In Division I of quilting, quilts, rugs and wall hangings, Hamm was awarded best in division and high point. In the second division, Betty McMillen was awarded top spot and high point as well.

In knitting and crocheting Division I, Katelyn Van Haren won best of division and Sheila Sande was awarded high point. In the second division, Irene Rausch won best in division and Rudd had high point.

Deb Stott won the sewing division one and had the high point.

In the special needs division, Megan Pollock won best in division and high point.

In the From Scratch Division, Rudd won best in division.

In the Urban Landscaping division, George and Joyce Mackenzie was first and Lorna Norn was second.

In the Rural Water Garden/Ponds, Sabine McDougall won first place and Don and Lynn Burdett took second.

Dutie Rispens won first place in the Rural Vegetable Gardens and the Burdetts took second place.

The Burdetts won first place in Rural Landscaping and John and Gail Davies won second place.

In the Junior Rural Vegetable Garden Division I, for ages 11 and under, Adelle Bos won first place, Mylaw Rispen took second and Benjamin Krammer took third place.

In Division II, for ages 11 to 17, Jocelyn Bos won first place, Jessica Kramer won second, and Joshua Kramer won third.


Brianna Van Haren of Lacombe won a first place ribbon for this lego and duplo block tower in the junior hobbies and crafts division.

Amelia Bos wins first place in the junior art category for her fox picture. Photo by Emily Jaycox

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