The Sweetwater FFA wrapped up a successful judging year over the last few weeks. Members of the chapter were well traveled as the state contests are spread out over several different Universities.
The Cotton Classing team consisting of Leah Warren , Caroline Brennan, Larissa Locklar, and Stephen May earned 2nd at the State contest. Leah Warren was 10th high individual, Stephen May was 8th high individual, and Larissa Locklar was 5th high individual. Also, at the Texas Tech State Contest the Sweetwater FFA Agronomy team placed 13th, team members are Jeanne Chapman, Lauren Jones, and Alyssa Soles. The Floriculture team consisting of Morgan Browning, Cody Chapman, Ashton Hanna, and Ashley Parker placed 22nd at the state contest at Sam Houston State earning Sweetwater FFA's highest score posted in this event.
At Texas A&M state events the Meat judging team consisting of Cody Chapman, Jeanne Chapman, Kensi Chowning, and Kaitlyn Foster placed 18th, the Poultry team ranked 38th and team members are Leah Warren, Colton Scott, and Marc Butler. Finally, the first Vet Science team that Sweetwater FFA has ever filled competed well and earned 38th place at their state contest, members of this team are: Noah Nighswonger, Thea Weber, Tyler Woofter, and Kolleen Martin-Adams. Sweetwater Ag Teacher Cory Rains added, "Please congratulate all of these students on their accomplishments!"