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NETLA Jr. Dairy Show well attended; 55 head registered

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Although not as many youths participated this year, Saturday’s Northeast Texas Livestock Association Junior Dairy Show was still well attended, with 55 head of cattle registered in the four judging categories Saturday.

Youth from third grade to this year’s graduates represented five local FFA chapters, as well as Wood County and  Van Zandt 4-H clubs, and groups from Godley, Grandview, Community, Wylie, Center and Johnson County.

In addition to first place class awards in the four categories — Brown Swiss, Holstein, Jersey and others breeds — NETLA also awarded junior and senior champion, grand champion and showmanship prizes

Como-Pickton FFA chapter was especially well represented at the Dairy Show. Saltillo, Miller Grove and Winnsboro FFA chapters, and Winnsboro and Wood County 4-H also had youth recognized Saturday.

While several Como-Pickton FFA members earned two awards, Lisa Lageschaar, Chelsey Coke and Sandra Steenbeek were standouts among the seven chapter members as they  took home multiple awards each.

Lisa Lageschaar went home with Senior Champion, Grand Champion, first place in Class 12, Junior Champion and first place in Class 7 in the Holstein category. She also placed first in Class 11 and won the Senior Champion, Grand Champion and Senior Showmanship awards for her “other breeds” dairy cattle.

C-P’s Sandra Steenbeek’s Holsteins took second in Class 7 and Class 12, first in Class 11, Reserve Senior Champion and Reserve Grand Champion awards in the Holstein category.

Chelsey Coke earned second in Class 2 and third in Class 3 in the Holstein show and took first in Class 5 “other breeds” show.

Other Como-Pickton students recognized for their accomplishments included: Ans Tuinier, third in Class 2 and second in Class 3 Holsteins; Mike Lageschaar, second in Class 12 Brown Swiss, and second in Class 11 Holstein; Breanna Bowen, first in Class 14 in “other breeds”; and Peyton Coke, fourth in Class 2 in Holsteins.

Saltillo FFA’s Chandra Neal showed and earned honors for her Brown Swiss, Jersey and “other breeds” livestock. Neal’s Brown Swiss placed first in Class 9 and her Jersey placed second in Class 3. Neal also took first in Class 13 other breeds as well as Reserve Senior Champion, Reserve Grand Champion and Junior Showmanship awards in the “other breeds” show.

Cheyenne Neal, also with Saltillo FFA, was recognized for placing fourth in Class 3 Jerseys.

Miller Grove’s Hannah Caudle took home three awards in the “other breeds” category. Her cattle earned first in Class 1, and second in Class 11 and Class 13 in the “other breeds” show.

Another area youth recognized for placing fourth in Class 3 with his Holstein was Zack Asbill with Winnsboro FFA. Asbill also took first in Class 13 Jersey. Three Winnsboro 4-H Club members were also recognized. Rachel Moos took third in Class 3 Jersey, Nicholas Moos third in Class 7 and Class 12 Jersey, and Tud Krier fourth in class 12 Jersey.

Wood County 4-H member Heidi Hemmingsen earned first place in Class 3 and Class 14, as well as Reserve Junior Champion, Reserve Senior Champion and Reserve Grand Champion awards in Brown Swiss.

Van Zandt County 4-H member Kaysie Hatley placed first and Karen Zijlstra of Godley FFA chapter second in Class 3 “other breeds.” Hatley also took the Junior Champion other breeds award. Zijlstra’s also Brown Swiss earned first place in Class 6 and Class 12, as well as Junior Champion, Senior Champion, Grand Champion and Jr. Showmanship awards. In the Jersey show, Zijlstra placed first in Class 3 and Class 12, second in Class 2 and Class 6, and received the Senior Champion, Grand Champion and Junior Showmanship awards.

Rance Smith of Wylie FFA received first in Class 2 and Class 6, second in Class 7, and won Junior Champion in Jersey.

Center 4-H’s Haley Hackenberry placed first in Class 8 and third in Class 2 and Class 6 Jersey.

Rickey Harrison with Community FFA went home with first in Class 7, Class 11 and Class 13; second in Class 12; Reserve Senior Champion Reserve Grand Champion, Reserve Junior Champion and Senior Showmanship awards from the Jersey show.

Grandview FFA member Shea McKinnerney earned first in Class 8 and class 13, and the Senior Showmanship awards in the Holstein show. McKinnerney’s entries also placed first in Class 9 and Class 12 other breeds, and won the Reserve Junior Champion award for other breeds.

Johnson County 4-H member Kayler Campbell placed first in Class 2 and Class 8 and Reserve Junior Champion awards, while fellow club member Ethan Campbell went home with the Junior Showmanship award and first in Class 3 Holstein.

 

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