INDIANAPOLIS -- Wesley Powell, 16, of Brazil, received top honors at the 2007 Indiana State Fair competition. He participated in State Fair Aerospace Challenge, in the Advanced Division winning the Grand Champion Trophy.
Powell a Clay County 4-H member, has participatd in 4-H Youth Development for eight years and is the son of Pat and June Powell.
This top placing qualifies him to proceed to the National 4-H Engineering, Science and Leadership Event. The National 4-H Aerospace Challenge portion of the contest is designed as a demonstration of skills and knowledge acquired by students in the area of model rocketry. The 2008 Indiana State Fair ran Aug. 6-17.