September 17, 2000
Racking up the Ribbons
Alexandra Castro of Gladstone Farms, located on Hollywood Hill, won the Beef Championship for the 4-H Novice Fitting and Showing competition at the Evergreen State Fair on the 24th of August with her hefer, "Midnight." Midnight, an Angus/Limousin heifer, also won Reserve Championship in confirmation for her beef type. Alexandra won a Champion Rosette and a Silver Belt Buckle from Greg and Terry Baltzell of High Wind Acres in Snohomish. Alexandra is in the seventh grade at Lake Leota Junior High. She belongs to the Wranglers 4-H Cattle Club and is the daughter of Mark and Sylvia Castro of Woodinville.