Wed, Jan 30, 10:12 AM (2 days ago)
Twenty four EB FFA members recently attended the Fort Worth Stock Show to show various animal projects and compete for scholarships.
Cade Boettcher showed a market lamb project.
23 members showed Breeding Beef Heifers. Results are as follows.
Rylee Vacek - 6th place Red Brangus
Sydnie Lackey - 4th place Polled Hereford
Paige Romero - showed a Beefmaster
Reese Coldeway showed a Brahman
Riki Nardiello - 2nd place Brahman
Reagan - 7th place Brahman
Caitlyn Fuechec - showed a Brahman
Zach Vacek - showed a Brahman
Abbey Sellers - showed a Brahman
Ralston Chumchal - showed a Brahman
Davis Coldeway - showed a Brahman
Hannah Chumchal - 8th place Brahman
Julianne Sellers - 5th place Brahman
Anne Sellers - showed a Brahman
Blake Jedlicka - 8th place Simbrah
JR Schauer - showed a Simbrah
London Cavness - 7th place Simbrah
Dalton Schmidt - 8th place Simbrah
Keegan Cavness - 5th place Simbrah
Cana Matthys - showed a Simbrah
Colby Jedlicka - 7th place Simbrah
Jayden Davis - showed a Percentage Simmental
Marshall Mahalitc - showed a Chianina
While at the Heifer Show, 5 seniors competed in the Beef Challenge Contest for a chance at scholarships. Hannah C., Abbey S., Dalton S., Jenna L., and Zach V. started the competition with 75 other competitors by taking a test over Beef Industry knowledge. Jenna and Zach made the finals of 13 competitors and presented a sales talk about their breed of heifer. The Top 7 were awarded scholarships. Zach Vacek placed 7th and won a $6,000 scholarship and Jenna Le Blanc placed 3rd and won a $10,000 scholarship. This is the 4th year in a row that EBFFA has won scholarships in the Beef Challenge making our total scholarship wins of over $60,000 from this one contest.
Way to go EBFFA!!!! Congratulate these kids on a job well done! San Antonio Stock Show will be the next major show FFA members will attend.