On Monday, May 6, students from Olathe FFA competed at the state judging competition at Colorado State University in Fort Collins. According to FFA teacher Erin Martinez, "Olathe FFA did very well.
We had four gold-rated teams and one silver-rated team, including the state champion horse judging team which will be headed to Louisville in October to compete at the National FFA Convention."
Principal Scot Brown stated, "We are extremely proud of the students and their outstanding performance."
The final results for each category are:
Ag Mechanics — silver-rated team; Ethan Coonce — silver-rated individual; Zane White — silver-rated individual.
Meats Judging — gold-rated team (third overall); Jeananne Mosher — gold-rated state winner; Dexter Flick — gold-rated individual (sixth overall); and Kody Smith — bronze-rated individual.
Horse Judging — gold-rated state winning team; Tasha Gibson — gold-rated individual (fifth overall); Cassie Franks — gold-rated individual (seventh overall); Trace Axtell — silver-rated individual; and Wade Rowley — silver-rated individual.
Livestock Evaluation — gold-rated team (fourth overall); Kaycee Baker — gold-rated individual (fourth overall);Aaron Lenihan — gold-rated individual (eleventh overall); Talisha Marchbanks — silver-rated individual; and Kurik Mattics — silver-rated individual.
Land Evaluation — gold-rated team (second overall); Morgan Felix — gold rating (first place); Heidi Weber — gold rating (fifth place); Tia Mergleman — silver rating (15th place); and Zach Weber — silver rating (20th place).blog comments powered by Disqus