From Cory Rains, SHS Ag Teacher -
This past Saturday, seven Sweetwater FFA judging teams competed in the Area II Career Development Events hosted by Texas Tech University. These students had an outstanding day that resulted in five of our teams qualifying for State competition.
The Meat judging team was 1st. Team members include Jeanne Chapman 2nd individual, Kaitlyn Foster 4th individual, John Clift 5th individual, and Eddie Chapman.
Milk Quality placed 4th in the Area. Team members are Bella Pena 10th individual, Jaelynn Page, and Alexis Medrano.
Livestock Judging placed 4th and team members are Tate Rainey 1st individual, Latimer Burnett, Kyrsten Smith, and Julia Rees.
Poultry evaluation team was 5th. Team members are Ty Casto (4th individual), Josie Sanchez, and Chad Chance.
Farm Business Management team placed 5th and members are Ty Casto, Eddie Chapman, Jeanne Chapman, and Jaelynn Page.
Wool Evaluation team placed 15th in Area and team member were Natalie Valdez, Alicia Hernandez, and Nikki Gutierrez.
Vet Science team was 11th at their Area contest and team members were Lily Smola, Isabella Petty, and Dalton Woofter.
State Competition will be held during the week of April 27th through 29th on the campuses of Tarleton State and Texas A&M Universities.