DeLand fFA, Orange County 4-H, and UF Collegiate Teams Compete at Keystone International Livestock Show Judging Contests
A national judging contest took place this past weekend with teams representing both Florida FFA and 4-H as well as a collegiate team from the University of Florida. Livestock Judging is one of the most competitive events in Florida and Florida proved this to be true on October 3rd at the Keystone International Livestock Exposition Junior and Collegiate Livestock Judging Contests in Harrisburg, Pa.
Florida FFA was represented by the state winning Livestock Judging CDE team from the DeLand SR FFA Chapter with members Trevor Rosso, Michael Austin, Brianna Edwards, and Jenna Girman with advisor Brett Brandner who placed sixth overall. Rosso also placed as the high individual in reasons and as second high individual overall.
Florida 4-H Youth Development Program was represented by the state winning Livestock Judging contest team from Orange County Florida 4-H - UF IFAS Extension with members Tanner Hutsell, Jeramiah Colon, Samantha Hodge, Nicholas Shollenberger, and Alexa Wandrey from the Wranglers 4H Club leader Erin Hebert and coach Suzanne Archer.
The UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences UF AnimalSciences Department Livestock Judging Team was also well represented, with team members including Shanna Hillman, Danielle Holstein, Sarah Flowers, Jenny Federico, Kate Shufitt, and Josh Lea with coaches Chris Strong and Kyle Mendes. Hillman placed as second high individual overall and fifth in reasons, Holstein placed as sixth high individual overall, and Flowers placed eighth in reasons.
Great job to all three teams! For more info, see the press release: http://www.keystoneinternational.state.pa.us/PressReleases.…