FFA doubles down for two shows


Vivian Tavarez, Editor in Chief

FFA students attended the “Heart O’ Texas Fair & Rodeo Livestock Show” on Friday, Oct. 2nd and the United Livestock Show on Saturday, Oct. 3rd. Ashlynn Smith, Hannah Ritchie, Sydnie Murrell, Amber Lee, and Madison Smith all showed.

Murrell won First in Class on  Friday and Grand Champion Reserve on Saturday, both with her Brangus heifer. Ritchie showed her Brangus heifer placing 6th on Friday and 7th on Saturday. Ashlynn Smith showed her Brangus heifer placing 4th on Friday and 3rd on Saturday. Madison Smith placed 9th on both days with her Charolais and Amber Lee placed 11th placed with her Shorthorn on Friday.

FFA will show again at the Quitman Young Farmers Show and the Jacksonville FFA Showdown on Saturday, Oct. 17th.