This marks the second installment of Hometown Pasco's roundup from the Pasco County Fair. We dedicated the pages from Thursday and today to photos and award winners from this year's fair. We congratulate all of the participants and tip our hat to all the diligent workers who ensured this year's fair was a success. A special shout-out goes to Carol Jeffares Hedman, the public relations coordinator for the Pasco County Fair, for taking all of the photographs featured on these fair-themed Hometown pages.
Baby pageant winners
Winners in Pasco County Fair Baby Pageant:
Baby Miss Pasco Princess (newborn to 11 months) — Celena Linas, winner; Mia Joleen Padron, first runner-up; Ella Van Holten, second runner-up; and Daelani Romero, third runner-up.
Pee Wee Miss Pasco Princess (1 year old) — Sofia Nichole Diaz, winner; Dalaney Madison Barrentine, first runner-up; and Makaila Manriquez, second runner-up.
Pee Wee Mister Pasco Prince (1 year old) — Carson Cordero, winner; Noah Purcell, first runner-up; and Christian Lane Adams, second runner-up.
Teeny Miss Pasco Princess (2 years old) — Lancy Goude, winner; Bryanna-Celeste Heath, first runner-up; and Chloe Alessandra Adams and Ashleigh MacDonald, second runner-up (tie).
Teeny Mister Pasco Prince (2 years old) — Kyson Garcia, winner.
Tiny Miss Pasco Princess (3 years old) — Lynzie Grace Nicole Smith; Alexis Manriquez, first runner-up; Anitra Wilson, second runner-up.
Tiny Mister Pasco Prince (3 years old) — Micah Landonlee Colt McGee, winner.
Little Miss Pasco Princess (4 years old) — Giovanna Gonzalez; winner; Jordyn Rhea LaSassa, first runner-up; and Makaya Rose Costello, second runner-up.
Little Mister Pasco Prince (4 years old) — Reese Hudson, winner; Christopher Green, first runner-up.
Miss Pasco Princess (5 years old) — Sarah Marie Holden, first runner-up; Annelis Kristen Marie Garcia and Annabella Faith Guzman, second runner-up (tie).
Showcase of talent
Group I — Juliana Mazza, 11, winner with acrobatic dance; Blaise Ryndes, 11, runner-up with bubble magician; Group II — Carson Rio, 12, winner with acrobatic dance; Jessie Hart, 12, runner-up with dance; Group III — Rosie Fields, 14, winner with en pointe ballet; Molly Bentley, 13, runner-up with en pointe ballet; Group IV — Shelby Martin, winner with musical theater; Katie Ruffell, runner-up with en pointe ballet; Group V — Corrine VanStralen, winner with vocal; Johnny Ellis, runner-up with vocal; Group VI — Star Company I, winner with Blackwood Studio dancers Jordan Allison, Katie Blommel, Rosie Fields, Savannah Gray, Michaela Johnson, Shelby Johnson, Jordan Lamar, Lyndsey Lee, Shelby Martin, Sarah Piersall, Elizabeth Plazewski, Katie Ruffell and Nikki Sargent; runner-up, Start Company II with Blackwood Studio dancers Molly Bentley, Brianna Duncan, Mackenzie Green, Jessie Hart, Drew Johnston, Madison Kaylor, Hannah Knight, Victoria Neukom, Carson Rio, Mina Scaglione, Lizandra Spainhour and Hailey Wadde.
Youth heifer and bull show
Jennifer Olson claimed Grand Champion in the Commercial Heifer Show, with Madison Castle named Reserve Champion. Other winners were Kaylee Cummings, Calf Champion; Zachary Knox, Calf Reserve Champion; Class 1 Calf — Zachary Knox, first; Rebecca Urbonas, second; Corren Kramer, third; Class 2 Calf — Kaylee Cummings, first; Zachary Backlinie, second; Kassidy Pitts, third; Junior Champion — Morgan Blommel; Junior Reserve Champion — Shelby Howell; Class 3 Junior — Shelby Howell, first; Cassandra Nathe, second; Taylynn Williamson, third; Class 4 Junior — Morgan Blommel, first; Emily Sasser, second; Lauren Oliver, third; Class 5 Senior — Jennifer Olson, first and third; Kylie Tipton, second; Class 6 Senior — Emily Jennings, first; Victoria Wolfe, second; Sarah Strott, third; Class 7 Senior — Augusta Browder, first; Sidney Comfort, second; Taylynn Williamson, third; Class 8 Senior — Madison Castle, winner; Class 9 Senior — Emily Jennings, first; Courtney Nathe, second.
In the Registered Heifer Show, Austin Alvarez captured Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion, first place in Class 1 Calf, first place in Class 2 Calf, and first place in Class 3 Junior.
Class 1 Calf — Tristan Taylor, second; Class 2 Calf — Jeffrey Mitchell, second. Junior Reserve Champion was Rebecca Taylor.
Class 3 Junior — Kathryn Thomas, second; Aaron Mason, third; Class 4 Junior — Rebecca Taylor, first; Matthew Jennings, second; Sarah Strott, third; Class 5 Junior — Rebecca Mann; Senior Champion was Jennifer Olson and Senior Reserve Champion was Hannah Cutkomp; Class 6 Senior — Hannah Cutkomp, first; Victoria Mann, second; Erin Bible, third; Class 7 — Senior, Jennifer Olson, first.
In the Bull Show, Rachel Barthle won Grand Champion and Tristan Taylor was named Reserve Champion. The Calf Bull Champion was Matthew Jennings and the Calf Reserve Champion was Rebecca Taylor; Class 1 Calf Bull — Matthew Jennings, first; Rebecca Taylor, second; Junior Champion — Rachel Barthle; Junior Reserve Champion, Jeffrey Mitchell; Class 2 Junior Bull — Jeffrey Mitchell, first; Rachel Barthle, second; Senior Bull Reserve Champion and first place Class 3 Senior Bull — Tristan Taylor.
Winners in Heifer and Bull Showmanship, in the Junior category were: Rebecca Urbonas, first; Shelby Westbrook, second; Taylynn Williamson, third; Intermediate category — Jeffrey Mitchell, first; Austin Alvarez, second; Zachary Knox, third; Senior category — Jennifer Olson, first; Tristan Taylor, second; and Matthew Jennings, third.
Youth steer show
Winners in the Youth Steer Show: Austin Alvarez, Grand Champion and Kiersten Lingo, Reserve Champion; Class 1 Champion — Victoria Mann; Class 2 Champion — Madison Nichols; Class 3 Champion — Traiver Graham; Class 5 Champion — Emily Jennings; Class 6 Champion — Amelia Nichols; Class 7 Champion — Taylynn Williamson; Class 8 Champion — Lexie Jackson; Class 10 Champion — Jared Jackson.
Winners in Senior Showmanship were: Amber Eldridge, first; Jared Jackson, second; Taylor Nutt, third.
Winners in Intermediate Showmanship were: Augusta Browder, first; Morgan Blommel, second and Charlee Eldridge, third.
Winners in Junior Showmanship were: Brock McKendree, first; Taylynn Williamson, second; and Emily Jennings, third.
Other awards were: 4-H Senior Recordbook — Matthew Jennings; FFA Senior Recordbook — Emily Nathe; 4-H Intermediate Recordbook — Hannah Madagan; FFA Intermediate Recordbook — Anne Schwarta; 4-H Junior Recordbook, Bailey McKendree.