4-Hers ‘hoppy’ about rabbit exhibition awards

4-H shows continued Thursday with a Rabbit Show, judged by Caitlin Damoth. Receiving the honor of Best of Show was Kenneth Marion with his Tan and the Reserve Best of Show was Christopher King with his Himalayan. The Champion first year Junior Showman was Kenneth Marion with Mackenzy Graziano taking Reserve Champion. The Champion Junior Showman was Eric Witherow with Gabrielle Koszewski taking Reserve Champion. The Champion Senior Showman was Kaya McGuinn and Reserve Champion was Matthew Overend. Overall Master Showman was awarded to Kenneth Marion and Reserve Master Showman was Kaya McGuinn.

Rabbit Breed winners are as follows:

Mini Lop: Gabrielle Koszewski

Holland Lop: Steven Overend

Rex: Margaret King

Mini Rex: Mackenzy Graziano

Polish: Emily Brown

Doe and Litter: Alyssa Graziano

Netherland Dwarf: Lacey Johnson

Lionhead: Kenneth Marion

Satin: Alyssa Graziano

English Lop: Lacey Johnson

Himalayan: Christopher King

Dutch: Riley Palmer

Tan: Kenneth Marion

Rhinelander: Kaya McGuinn

The 4-H Youth Development Program is one of many programs offered by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Chautauqua County. CCE-Chautauqua is a community-based educational organization, affiliated with Cornell University, Chautauqua County Government, the NYS SUNY system, and the federal government through the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture. For more information, call 664-9502 or visit www.cce.cornell.edu/cha-utauqua. Cornell University Cooperative Extension provides equal program and employment opportunities.