Batesville Herald Tribune, Batesville, Indiana


July 17, 2012

Franklin County 4-H 10-year members profiled


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Activities: Spending time with friends, going hiking and running and working out to relieve everyday stress

Future plans: To attend Ivy Tech and then transfer to Indiana University


Mary Rose Noble

Parents: Brian and Linda Noble

School: 2012 home-schooled graduate

4-H club: Highland Hoosiers

Favorite projects: Swine, beef and basketry

Achievements: Junior goat showmanship, champion intermediate basket and produce of dam and grand champion oberhasli

Activities: Playing soccer and softball, fishing and spending time with family and friends

Future plans: To attend college


Paige Riebsomer

Parents: Nick and Patricia Riebsomer

School: 2012 Oldenburg Academy graduate

4-H club: East Franklin Flyers

Favorite projects: Basketry, clay works and baking

Achievements: Many blue ribbons, reserve champion, champion and being a 10-year 4-H member

Activities: Playing volleyball, ultimate frisbee, rock climbing, skydiving, reading books, hanging out with friends, shopping, working out, walking her dog and just smiling

Future plans: To attend Ball State University to study dietetics and then work for an organic brand named Kashi


Caleb Robinson

Parents: Terry and Patty Robinson

School: 2012 home-schooled graduate

4-H club: Oak Forest Harvesters

Favorite projects: Collections, photography, electric and foods

Achievements: Grand champion ribbons and taking projects to the Indiana State Fair

Activities: Playing the bass in the Praise Band, reading, working at Eklunds Crazy Acres and hanging out with friends

Future plans: Attending Ball State University to study psychology with an emphasis on criminal justice


Shelbi Schwab

Parents: Keith and Teresa Schwab

School: 2012 Union County High School graduate

4-H club: East Franklin Flyers

Favorite projects: Photography and showing animals at the livestock shows

Achievements: Champion extra heavy weight sheep and reserve champion photography board that got chosen for the state fair

Activities: Playing softball and hanging out with friends

Future plans: To attend the Vet Tech Institute, Indianapolis


Abby Shane

Parents: Rick and Angie Shane

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