The International Plowing Match & Rural Expo (IPM 2015)

September 22 - 26, 2015 in Finch, Ontario

Kathryn Chant - Ontario Queen of the FurrowKathryn Chant is the 2015-2016 Ontario Queen of the Furrow

Finch - Before a packed crowd on Thursday evening, Kathryn Chant representing Grenville County, was crowned the 2015-2016 Ontario Queen of the Furrow. Kathryn faced competition from 23 other candidates from across Ontario. The other four Finalists were Bonnie Jean-Ward from Durham County, Grace Mullen from Essex County, Julie Thompson of Peel Dufferin, and Kathryn Ringelberg of South Wentworth. Julie Thompson was second runner-up and Kathryn Ringelberg was first runner-up. Plowing winners were: 1st - Kathryn Ringelberg, South Wentworth, 2nd - Stephanie Campbell, Chatham Kent, 3rd - Cassandra Chornoboy, Wellington, 4th - Stephanie Huitema, Haldimand Oneida and 5th - Bonnie Jean-Ward, Durham County. Kathryn Chant of Grenville and Julie Thompson of Peel Dufferin each won a $500 scholarship from BMO. Also winning were Jessica Sills, Hastings (Friendship Award) and Emily Scott of Oxford Blenheim (Dream Believer Achievement Award).

Winners of the Quilt Raffle

  • Quilt 1 - Nancy McCadden - Winchester, Ontario
  • Quilt 2 - Nellie Wensink - Maxville, Ontario
  • Quilt 3 - Sharon Magee - Cornwall, Ontario

Winners of the Sewing Machine Raffle

  • Janice McCuaig
  • Cecile Cuerrier - Moose Creek, Ontario
  • Doreen Millar - Cornwall, Ontario



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