The Quilt Department had 79 entries into the show at this year’s Orangeburg County Fair.
The following awards were given:
• Best of Show – Leona Wood
• Best Senior – Robin Marlow
• Best Use of Color – Sandy Coggins
• Best Hand Quilting – George Ann Rast
• Best Wall Quilt – Vanessa Austin
• Judge’s Choice – Evelyn Buck
• Quilters of South Carolina 1st Entry into a Quilt Show – Karen Griffin
• Viewer’s Choice will be determined on Sunday at the end of the fair.
Place ribbons awarded by the judge were:
• First Place – Kristjana Herzog (4), George Ann Rast (4), Vanessa Austin, Pam Graham, Karen Griffin, Leona Wood, Etta Bitterman, Elaine Calianese, Evelyn Buck, Peggy Fogle, Sandy Coggins, Joan Rourk, Linda Lorraine, Barbara Farnum, Vicki McCormick, Bonnie Thompson, Robin Marlow (2).
• Second Place – Gladys Sikes, Kristjana Herzog (4), Dot Dantzler (2), George Ann Rast (2), Ethel Siau (2), Pam Graham, Mary Gries, Sandy Coggins (2), Jean Hawks, Karen Griffin, Margaret McAlhaney, Elaine Calianese, Peggy Fogle, Jean Browning (2), Linda Lorraine, Barbara Farnum, Cindy Bozard, Carolyn Holback, Billy Powell, Barbara Ott, Nancy Postell.
• Third Place – Kristjana Herzog, Ethel Siau, Sandy Coggins, Etta Bitterman, Barbara Farnum, Bonnie Thompson (2), Robin Marlow, Barbara Ott, Karen Baranich.
• Honorable Mention – Margaret McAlhaney (3), Mary Gries, Mary Dibble, Kay Henninger (2), Karen Baranich (2).