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Wood County Junior Livestock Show Recap
Wood County Junior Livestock Show Recap
Scott Turner
Thursday, April 11, 2019

The Wood County Junior Livestock show was held April 4-6 at the QISD AG Pavilion located behind Quitman Junior High/High School. Thursday and Friday were judging days; Saturday was auction day. The auction began at 10:00am on Saturday morning. Mr. Jerry Jackson started the morning off with a general welcome to all in attendance. 

Superintendent Rhonda Turner shared a brief history of the Wood County Junior Livestock show and recognized a few of the individuals responsible for making the show a success. 

Auctioneers, and long time supporters of the WCJLS, Shannon Davis (seated) and Kelly Conely (standing) starting the auction.

Potential bidders, participants, and spectators enjoying the auction. 

Overhead view of parking lot and facilities.

The Quitman FFA projects that made the sale were:

Brenley Von Reyn - Grand Champion Steer,
Avery Von Reyn - Grand Champion Commercial Heifer,
Alexis O’Neal - Grand Champion Diary Heifer,
Brooke Lee - Reserve Champion Swine,
Elijah Hearn - 3rd Place Lamb,
Josh Medlin - 4th Place Charcoal Grill.
Jordyn Blalock - 5th Place Game Processing Station,
Sierra Williams - 5th Place Commercial Steer,
Nicholas O’Neal - 5th Place Dairy Heifer,
Jentri Jackson - 5th Place Swine,
Kathryn Hudman,- 6th Place Convertible Chicken Coop,
Ben Bosclair - 8th Place Rabbits,
Joisalyn Tarno - 10th Place Commercial Heifer,
Daniel Kernes - 9th Place Goat,
Paige Ross - 10th Place Swine,
River Chaney - 12th Place Tailgate Grill,
Dawson Chaney - 12th Place Dairy Heifer,
Kinlee Baker - 14th Place Goat,
Marcus Pollard - 15th Place Truck Bed Picnic Table,
Ashley Pollard - 15th Place Swine,
Lila Park - 16th Place Swine,
Julia Simpkins - 18th Place Water Feature,
Kameran Farnham - 18th Place Swine,
Addison Glidewell - 19th Place Swine,
Aleigh Farnham - 20th Place Swine,

QISD students also did well in the Showmanship and Ad Sales. Of the possible 20 winners Quitman students walked away with six of the spots. Among these were:

Senior Swine Showmanship – Jentri Jackson,
Junior Goat Showmanship – Daniel Kernes,
Reserve Lamb Showmanship – Elijah Hearn,
Senior AG Mechanics Showmanship – Josh Medlin,

Top Ad Sales – Joisalyn Tarno,
Reserve Ad Sales – Kendall Davis,