Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Members Earn Awards in State Livestock Judging Competition

Congratulations to the Orange 4-H members who competed in today's State 4-H Livestock Judging Contest: Robert and Elizabeth Nixon, John Michael Knight, Blake Hopkins, and TJ Williams. The junior team placed 3rd out of 24 teams. Individual honors were bestowed upon TJ Williams (7th in sheep), Blake Hopkins (7th overall, 7th in cattle, 9th in swine), and John Michael Knight (1st in cattle, 2nd in reasons, and 4th overall). The junior team was also 4th in sheep, 2nd in cattle, and 3rd in reasons. They were coached by Sarah Joseph, Extension Intern, Ron Burleson, 4-H volunteer, and Steve Hopkins, agriculture Extension Agent.