Area FFA'ers advance from districts to state

Date 2013/4/4 8:00:00 | Topic: News

Results have been released following the second day of career development judging events on the district level for F-F-A students in northwest Missouri schools. We have also compiled a list of local/area teams that advance to further competition at the Missouri FFA convention later this month in Columbia.
Trenton High School has four teams advancing to state. Both the meats judging and agriculture sales teams finished first at district yesterday; dairy cattle was third; farm management tied for seventh; and floriculture team is an alternate to state.

Ag sales: Shelby Lowrey 1st, Alex Anderson 2nd, Kate Lowrey 4th

Meats: Adam Kirby 2nd, Maggie Steinhoff 4th, Jessica Roy 7th, & Brielly Roy

Dairy Cattle: Becca Tate 5th tie; Shania Anderson 7th; Michael Jaycox & Lakisha Hughs

Farm Management: Malinda Foster 14th, Haley Mathews, Aaron Herring, Geoseph Husong

Floriculture: Elizabeth Leeper 24th, Sheridan Jamvold, Sadie Roy, Jenny Frey

Princeton FFA has six teams headed to state competition. Princeton took first in livestock and dairy cattle; second in meats, horses, and FFA knowledge; third in poultry; and the eighth place nursery-landscape team is an alternate.

Livestock: Taylon Place 1, Samantha DeMoss 2, Braden Donelson 3, Jansen Stark 4th

Dairy Cattle: Rem Byers 1st, Emily Schwenneker 2nd, Kelsey Batson 4th, & Ethan Cast

Meats: Thomas Mallinson 1st, Justin Hamilton, Drew Cox, and Lauren McLain

Horses: Brody Cridlebaugh 2nd, Rylen Purdun 9th, Tessa Schwartzkopf, & Abby McLain

Knowledge: Jacob Schwenneker 3, Madison Enright 6, Darcee Swatzkopf, & Ethan Faulkner

Poultry: Brant Faulkner 5th, Chelsie Jones 6th, Veronica Kelly, Nichole Oswalt

North Mercer has three FFA teams bound for state: livestock was third, poultry fourth, and forestry seventh.

Livestock: Gage Porter 5th, Caleb Wyatt 6th, Colton Hartley & Sierra Michaelis

Poultry: Alex Passmore 7th, Natasha Price 10th, Jeremy Price, Trey Wilson

Forestry: Anthony McFee 14th, Wesley Bickel, Zach Campbell, & Joe Lund

Grundy R-5 qualifies two teams for state. The knowledge team was fifth and floriculture placed ninth.

Knowledge: Haley Johnson 1st, Brady Huffman 15th tie, Mason Radcliff, & Alex Webb

Floriculture: Mckenna Owens 18th, Emily Torrey, Sam McLain, & Shelby Bummer

Jamesport Tri-County qualifies two teams for state: fourth in knowledge and seventh in poultry.

Knowledge: Abby Gingerich 3rd, Colton Ellis 18th tie, and two others

Poultry: Tyler Lane 17th, Nate Sutton 18th, and Samantha Hutchinson

Gilman City FFA sends three teams to state: farm management was fourth while knowledge and soils judging teams ranked seventh.

Farm Management: Ryan Burrows 2nd, Mitch Ragan 9th, Hannah Snuffer, & Haley Francis

Knowledge: Joslyn Newton 13th tie, Hayley Burnett, Morgan Hightree, Saige Holmes

Soils: Morgan Reed 15th, Morgan Mulnix 16th, Zach Cox, & Kenny Neff

Gallatin FFA qualifies five teams for state including two that won first at the district level: poultry and agronomy. Others ranked second in ag mechanics and livestock and another was seventh in entomology.

Poultry: Aubrey Burns 1st; Kase Critten 8th tie, McKenzie Taylor 8th tie, & Cristy Hall

Agronomy: Dane Brammer 2nd, Logan Jeffers 4th, Andrew Michael 6th, & Klark Critten

Ag Mechanics: Garrett McNeely 2nd, Blake Cornett 6th, Robert Carder & Tyler Williamson

Livestock: Daniel Pettit 9th, Kourtney Bird 11th, Kelsey Bird 12th, & Kaley Cox

Entomology:Melinda Hess 3rd, Mary King, Jessica Water, & Chris Cameron

Chillicothe, with a first place team in FFA knowledge and a fifth ranked team in dairy cattle has both of those entries going to state.

Knowledge: Marisa Surber 1st tie, Maggie Resor 6th tie, Emma Rademacher 9, & Erin Campbell

Dairy cattle: Tori Overton 10th, Colton Hargrave 15th, & Rachel Nowland



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