2013 Concordia Fall Festival Healthy Baby Contest results

Monday, September 9, 2013
Pictured are the Grand Champion Boy and Girl of the Healthy Baby Contest. The Grand Champion Boy was Kellen Cox, son of John and Amber Cox, of Concordia. The Grand Champion Girl was Lindsay McKeage, daughter of Patrick and Karla McKeage, of Concordia. (Sarah Reed/The Concordian)

Four doctors from Children's Mercy Hospital examined children from ages 6 months up to 4 years. Children were judged on feeding history, immunizations, dentition, development, safety/anticipatory guidance, and a physical examination.

Examinations took place Friday, Sept 6, with winners announced Saturday morning. The Grand Champion Boy was Kellen Cox, son of John and Amber Cox, of Concordia. The Grand Champion Girl was Lindsay McKeage, daughter of Patrick and Karla McKeage, of Concordia.

The following are the top three finishers in eight classes:

Boys 6 months up to 1 year: first place, Jonah Virus, son of Chris and Kelly Virus, of Concordia; second place, Hayden Schlitt, son of Jake and Revay Schlitt, of Higginsville; third place, Chace Stein, son of Christy Cooper and Chris Stein, of Concordia.

Girls 6 months up to 1 year: first place Avery Basye, daughter of JK and Leslie Basye, Concordia; second place, Elaina Martens, daughter of Todd and Rachel Martens, Concordia; third place, Jovie Heermann, daughter of Jay and Alisa Heermann, Kansas City.

Boys 1 year up to 2 years: first place, August Luetjen, son of Stephanie Luetjen, Concordia; second place, Konner McKnight, son of Kory and Kerby McKnight, Concordia; third place tie, Benjamin Kuecker, son of Chris and Carista Kuecker, Concordia, and Kaden Boland, son of Matthew and Trisha Boland, Waverly.

Girls 1 year up to 2 years: first place, Lindsay McKaege, daughter of Patrick and Karla McKeage, Concordia; second place, Rylee Long, daughter of David and Lynsi Long, Concordia; third place, Priya Trautman, daughter of Wyatt and Cara Trautman, Blue Springs.

Boys 2 years up to 3 years: first place, Kellen Cox, son of John and Amber Cox, Concordia; second place, Trenton Beerman, son of Steve and Angie Beerman, Concordia; third place tie, Korben Dierking, son of Tim and Misty Dierking, Malta Bend, and Cody Woods, son of Ben and Rita Woods, Concordia.

Girls 2 years up to 3 years: first place, Addison Beumer, daughter of Matthew and Danielle Beumer, Blackburn; second place, Claira Martens, daughter of Todd and Rachel Martens, Concordia; third place, Caitlin Woods, daughter of Ben and Rita Woods, Concordia.

Boys 3 years up to 4 years: first place, Eli Beissenherz, son of Nathan and Ann Beissenherz, Concordia; second place, Ethan McKeage, son of Patrick and Karla McKeage, Concordia; third place, Dayton Schnakenberg, son of Terry and Yasmine Schnakenberg, Concordia.

Girls 3 years up to 4 years: first place, Olivia Johnson, daughter of Matt and Meagan Johnson, Concordia; second place, Hayden Starbuck, daughter of Darren and Julie Starbuck, Warrensburg; third place, Allie Sayre, daughter of Jeremy and Blair Sayre, Concordia.

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