Clinton County Man Crowned Champion in Iowa State Fair Cookout Contest

DES MOINES, IA (09/11/2018) (readMedia)-- Andy Skahill of Clinton County was crowned Cookout Champion in the 54th annual Farm Bureau Cookout Contest judged Tuesday at the 2018 Iowa State Fair.

Additional results below:


1) Thyron Mathews Fayette Co.

2) Keith Carris, Boone Co.


1) Theresa Glaser, Adair Co.

2) Shelana Laing, Boone Co.


1) Tory Ketelsen, Clinton Co.

2) Sean Van Cannon, Boone Co.


1) Andy Skahill, Clinton Co.

2) Kolby Struchen, Sac Co.


1) Jeff Whitson, Grundy Co.

2) Bob Pepin, Adair Co.


1) Scott Degeneffe, Boone Co.

2) Dusty Wilson, Lee Co.


1) Ian Sallee, Benton Co.

2) Cadin Pecinousky, Jasper Co.

Team Award

1) Kate Rose, Tim Moore and Josh Yoder, Iowa Co.


1) Thyron Mathews, Fayette Co.


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