JWCC Announces Winners of Livestock Judging Contest

JWCC ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF LIVESTOCK JUDGING CONTEST
 
John Wood Community College held its 7th annual Invitational Livestock Judging Contest on September 23rd at the JWCC Agricultural Education Center, sponsored by JWCC Agriculture Alumni Association and ADM Alliance Nutrition.  There were 148 participants from 14 high schools.

Schools that participated include Pleasant Hill, Liberty, Griggsville-Perry, Hartsburg-Emden, Unity, Rushville-Industry, Bowling Green, Western, Van-Far, Mark Twain, Triopia, Pittsfield, Southeastern and Illini West.

Winners:
Overall Teams
1st Van-Far #1- Kelsey Gatson, Rachel Nelson, Abilene Gatson
2nd Bowling Green #2- Evan Scherder, Kelsey Horner, Cody Ankrom, Ashlee Waddel
3rd Bowling Green #1- Kara Horner, Ceare Flowers, Sonja Perry, Candace Rosen

Individual Overall Winners
1st Kelsey Gatson- Van-Far High School, Vandalia, MO
2nd Hunter Thompson-Liberty
3rd Rachel Nelson- Van-Far

Beef Team
1st Van-Far #1- Kelsey Gatson, Rachel Nelson, Abilene Gatson
2nd Illini West- Rachel Markey, Nathan Northup, Taylor Blythe, Jalen Tallman
3rd Pittsfield #1- Dalton Heavner, Taylor Smith, Frazier Curless, Zac Crawford

Swine Team
1st  Griggsville-Perry #1- Marlee Bradshaw, Riley Bradshaw, Wyatt Bradshaw, Mitchell Smith
2nd Pittsfield #1- Dalton Heavner, Taylor Smith, Frazier Curless, Zac Crawford
3rd Bowling Green #1 – Kara Horner, Ceare Flowers, Sonja Perry, Candace Rosen

Sheep Team
1st Van-Far #1- Kasey Gatson, Rachel Nelson, Abilene Gatson
2nd Bowling Green #1- Kara Horner, Ceare Flowers, Sonja Perry, Candace Rosen
3rd Western #2- Lori Woods, Tori Woods, Kobie Miller, Austin Batchelor

Beef Individual
1st Rachel Markey- Illini West High School, Carthage, IL
2nd Samantha Reis- Western High School, Barry, IL
3rd Rachel Nelson- Van-Far

Swine Individual
1st Ceare Flowers- Bowling Green High School
2nd Marlee Bradshaw- Griggsville-Perry High School
3rd Josiah Klokkenga- Hartsburg-Emden

Sheep Individual
1st Lori Woods- Western High School
2nd Kelsey Gatson- Van-Far
3rd Sullivan Finlay- Unity, Mendon, IL

Livestock was provided by Phil and Danny Graham, Jase Mixer, Mike McClelland, Siera Thompson, Andy Woods and Brian Bradshaw.  Farm and Home Supply of Quincy and Ghrist Veterinary Clinic of Pittsfield provided gates and posts for the event.