2011-04-05 / Front Page

Hard Work, Dedication Paying Off For Cloverdale Livestock Judging Teams

The hard work and dedication of the Cloverdale FFA Livestock Judging Teams recently paid off while participating in a contest at Lakeland Junior College in Mattoon, Illinois. The teams did outstanding and were awarded numerous team and individual awards. Individual accomplishments include: first place junior overall, first place junior in beef, and eighth place junior in swine for Jacob Roach; fifth place junior overall, sixth place junior in swine, and eighth place junior in sheep for Collin Pennington, first place junior in swine for Tyler Lotz; and first place senior in swine, sixth place senior overall, and ninth place senior in reasons for Cameron Mann.

The Junior Team of Mariah Huge, Tyler, Collin and Jacob placed first overall, first in beef, first in swine, and finished fourth in sheep. Additional awards received this year by the Cloverdale FFA Livestock Judging Teams include: first Junior Team and first Senior Team at the Rensellear Livestock Judging Invitational held in February. Team members include: Mariah, Tyler, Cameron, RT Mann, Bridgett McFerron, Samantha McHugh, Collin, Jacob, Beth Slicer and Shelby Winsted. All team members will be competing at the Area Livestock Judging Contest in April with hopes of moving on to the state contest in May.

Individuals competing at the Lakeland Livestock Judging Contest are pictured above and include, front row, left to right: Shelby Winsted and Mariah Huge. Back row: Cameron Mann, Tyler Lotz, Jacob Roach and Collin Pennington. (Courtesy Photo)

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