Winners

Tara Singh / Jefferson County Private Schools, KY
“Gloxinia” – Any of several tropical South American plans of the genus Sinningia

 

FLOATS
Unit Name Award Place
Norton’s Healthcare Addison McGhee Grand Champion First Place [overall]
Second Chance @ Life KDF Board Chair’s Award Second Place [overall]
Hwangs Martial Arts KDF President’s Award Third Place [overall]
Kosair Charities Grand Marshal’s Award Theme
Grand Lodge of Kentucky Queen’s Award Beauty/Color
Masonic Home KDF Parade Chairman’s Award Spirit of Pegasus
Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana Honorable Mention All other competitive
Indiana University Southeast Honorable Mention All other competitive
Kentuckiana Pride Festival Honorable Mention All other competitive
Metro Parks & Recreation Honorable Mention All other competitive
Belle of Louisville Honorable Mention All other competitive
The Fillies – “The Royal Court” Not Judged
City of St Matthews – “Festival of Stars” [Festival Event Winners] Not Judged

 

BANDS
Unit Name Award Place
Seneca Valley Marching Band Basil Caumissar Award Grand Champion
Jay County High School First Runner-up
Jasper Marching Band Second Runner-up
Jefferson County All Star Band Third Runner-up
Jac Cen Del High School Fourth Runner-up
Marching Pride of Jennings County

 

EQUESTRIANS
Unit Name Award Place
We Are Friends with Equines of All Sizes Jockey’s Award Grand Champion
Mid America Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team Best Mounted Unit
NA Best Commercial Driven
We Are Friends with Equines of All Sizes Best Non-Commercial Driven

 

INFLATABLES
Unit Name Award Place
LG&E – “Louie the Lightning Bug” Earl Ruby Award First Place overall

 

SPECIALTIES
Unit Name Award Place
Complex Collaboration Ray Wimberg Award First Place overall

 

POOPER SCOOPERS
Unit Name Award Place
Kentucky Hard Riders – Scooper Team KDF Green Team Award First Place overall

 

 

SMOFRIED CAFE BURGER / Maurice Williams

 

Burger Ingredients
1 lb. 80/20 ground beef
2 Tbsp. kosher salt
1 Tbsp. cracked black pepper
1 cup ground coffee
1 cup cocoa powder
½ lb. sliced provolone cheese
4 pretzel buns
5 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

Bourbon Pickled Red Onions
 2 cups bourbon
1 cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup honey
1 red onion, thinly sliced
2 Tbsp. Kosher salt
1 Tbsp. black peppercorns
4 sprigs fresh thyme
Mason jars/containers

Burger Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl gently work 1 Tbsp. kosher salt and 1 Tbsp. cracked black pepper into 1 lb. of ground beef
  2. In a separate mixing bowl, combine 1 cup of ground coffee and 1 cup of cocoa powder
  3. Separate ground beef into equally portions and pat out evenly to make patties. Place each patty in the coffee/cocoa mixture and coat each surface is covered in powder
  4. Once coated, cook over medium heat for 8 to 10 minutes per side
  5. Place slice of provolone cheese on top of each burger patty immediately after cooking to melt
  6. Mix 5 Tbsp. of extra virgin olive oil with 1 Tbsp. kosher salt and brush over top of each pretzel bun before grilling or toasting bus in the oven for 90 seconds
  7. Transfer each burger patty to a pretzel bun and top with desired number of Bourbon Pickled Red Onions

Bourbon Pickled Red Onions

  1. In a stock pot bring to a soft boil 2 cups of bourbon, 1 cup of apple cider vinegar, and 1 cup of honey
  2. Add 4 sprigs of fresh thyme to  mason jars or containers along with 1 Tbsp. of kosher salt and 1 Tbsp. of black peppercorns
  3. Thinly slice the red onion and place into containers
  4. Once the liquid has reach a soft boil, pour mixture over the onions making sure to cover completely
  5. Seal mason jars or containers allowing them to reach room temperature before refrigerating 2 days prior to serving
 

Division A:  Kindergarten & 1st Grade

 
1st Place:  Mariyah Miller – Price Elementary Teacher: Emily Jarboe
2nd Place:  Cody Seymour – St. Margaret Mary Teacher: Amy Burch
3rd Place:   Alexander Johns – Norton Commons Elementary Teacher: Sarah Maxwell Miller
Honorable Mention:  Ian Chism  – St. Agnes Teacher: Laura Dant
Honorable Mention:  Maddie Manning – St. Agnes Teacher: Laura Dant
Honorable Mention: Kyle Hunt – Norton Commons Elementary Teacher: Sarah Maxwell Miller
 

Divison B: 2nd & 3rd Grades

1st Place:  Jack Floyd – Norton Commons Elementary Teacher:  Sarah Maxwell Miller
2nd Place:  Ethan DeVille – Norton Commons Elementary Teacher:  Sarah Maxwell Miller
3rd Place:  Serin Yeo – Norton Commons Elementary Teacher: Sarah Maxwell Miller
Honorable Mention:  Anderson Calles – Rangeland Elementary Teacher: Christa Hudson
Honorable Mention: Merry Cung Nei Mawi – Rangeland Elementary Teacher: Christa Hudson
Honorable Mention: Valeria Lopez Vasquez – Rangeland Elementary Teacher: Christa Hudson

 

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Student Art Winners

 

Division C:  4th & 5th Grades
1st Place:  Noah Ruwe – Norton Commons Elementary Teacher: Sarah Maxwell Miller
2nd Place:  Cody Stone – Rangeland Elementary Teacher: Christa Hudson
3rd Place:  Khaniece Kaltee – Rangeland Elementary Teacher: Christa Hudson
Honorable Mention: Erin Jacobs – Rangeland Elementary Teacher: Christa Hudson
Honorable Mention:  Andrea Zunun Garcia – Rangeland Elementary Teacher: Christa Hudson
Honorable Mention: Amelia Dries – Norton Commons Elementary Teacher: Sarah Maxwell Miller
 

Division D:  6th – 8th Grades

1st Place:  Caroline Hayden – Bloomfield Middle Teacher: Anita Rummage
2nd Place:  Maya Hardin – J Graham Brown School Teacher: Laura Sebastian
3rd Place:  Deklyn DeSpain – Jefferson County Traditional Middle Teacher: Sue Hall
Honorable Mention:  Molly Katherine Phelps – Eastside Middle Teacher: Abby Dennison
Honorable Mention:  Lily Becker  – J Graham Brown School Teacher: Laura Sebastian
Honorable Mention:  Brennan Stewart – St. Margaret Mary Teacher: Amy Burch
 

Division E:  9th – 12th Grades

1st Place:  Ashton Jones – duPont Manual High School Teacher: Alana Alford
2nd Place:  Jill Gries – duPont Manual High School Teacher: Alana Alford
3rd Place:  Lily Goben – Pleasure Ridge Park Teacher: Cheryl Wilhoit
Honorable Mention:  Amy Kim – duPont Manual High School Teacher: Alana Alford
Honorable Mention:  Emma Stephens – duPont Manual High School Teacher: Alana Alford
Honorable Mention:  Lake Steurer – duPont Manual High School Teacher: Alana Alford

Closest to the Pin:

#3 – Erik Davis

#8 – Steve Humphries

#13 – Eric Green

 

Long Drive:

#4 – Dan Kosztowny

 

Teams:

1st Place Team – King Southern Bank (Heath Majors, John Nutt, Colin Cannon, Will Foley. Professional – Nathan Downs of Hurstbourne CC)

2nd Place Team – Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP (Jeremy Gerch, Chris Staples, Chase Speiden, Kathy Harrison. Professional – Robert Costello of Wildwood CC)

3rd Place Team – Wildwood #1 (Mike Kosztowny, Dan Kosztowny, Richard Chin, Steve Humphries. Professional – Keith Ohr of Lake Forest CC)

4th Place Team – Hunting Creek #2 (Jeff Powell, Jeff Powell Sr., Rob Crady, Brad Spalding. Professional – Nathan Hincks of Owl Creek CC)

5th Place Team – Chris Dickinson, Mike Gilligan, Chris Ball, Shane Meredith. Professional – Jesse Massie of Hurstbourne CC

2017 Results – Champions Division:

 

Place Team Time
1 Texas Roadhouse 34:24
2 Bluegrass Indoor Carting 34:83
3 Ford Assembly/UAW 35:66

 

2017 Results – Fun Division:

 

Place Team Time
1 Bubba’s 33 34:60
2 Premier Packaging 37:95
3 Ramming Speed (DuPont Manual High School) 38:42

 

  • Best Decorated Bed: Ford Assembly/UAW (Louisville/Kentuckiana City theme with the Abraham Lincoln Bridge, Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium, Belle of Louisville, Jeff Boat, the Colgate Clock, and Riverfront Amphitheater, among other city icons.)
  • Most Entertaining: Uspiritus Trailblazers (“Trailblazer” theme with their bed decorated like a covered wagon with pioneer and oxen costumes.)
  • Cone Eater Award: Huffman Hustlers

 

RCX Challenge

1st Place Elementary: Coleridge Taylor, Darth Rover – Coach: Brian McAllister

2nd Place Elementary: Coleridge Taylor, Titans – Coach: Matt Arledge

1st Place Middle School: Notre Dame Academy, NDA Saints – Coach: Elaine Bachman

2nd Place Middle School: Meyzeek, Meyzeek Bear Bots – Coach: Victoria Johnson

1st Place High School: Southern, SHS4 – Coach: Johnny Sewell

2nd Place High School: St. X, Tiger Bot – Coach: Frank Hulsman

Sumo Bot

1st Place Elementary: St. Agnes, SA Robotek Five – Coach: Pam Raidt

2nd Place Elementary: Brandeis, A33K3ers – Coach: Tonda Montgomery/ Sheree Taulch

1st Place Middle School: Meyzeek, Meyzeek Sumo 5 – Coach: Victoria Johnson

2nd Place Middle School: Meyzeek, Meyzeek Sumo 6 – Coach: Victoria Johnson

1st Place High School: Southern, IDK 1 – Coach: John Sewell

Live Programming

1st Place Elementary: Whitney Young, Young Robotics – Coach: Mili Jha

2nd Place Middle & High School: Westport, Wesport 5 – Coach: Greg Grazette

1st Place Middle & High School: Johnson Traditional, Jaguar Bots – Coach: Ian Brewster

Robot Use

1st Place Elementary: Field, Field Falcons – Coach: Coach K

2nd Place Elementary: St. Agnes, St. Agnes Robotech 10 – Coach: Pamela Raidt

1st Place Middle & High School: Johnson Traditional, Johnson Terrain Filmer – Coach: Ian Brewster

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