The Granbury FFA range judging
team qualified for nationals during state competition on April 23, 2015, at
Tarleton State University in Stephenville.
Members of the team are Colten
Bison, E.B. Hull, Sam Spradlin, and Savanna Shelnutt. The squad will next compete at the 64th
Annual National Land and Range Judging Contest on May 5-7 in Oklahoma City.
One of several career
development events available through FFA, range judging consists of assessing
rangeland for livestock production and protection of natural resources.
The group was one of five
teams from Granbury High School advancing to FFA state judging contests
featuring top teams representing each of the ten Future Farmers of America state
Also competing at Tarleton was
the land judging team composed of Seaton Berry, Triston Holderness, Sean Keys, and
Two other squads participated
in contests on April 25 at Texas Tech University in Lubbock: entomology - Landon Butler, Brandon Jurardo, Alex Myers, Kena
Williams; horse judging - Morgan Allen, Lana Bell, Trisha Gryder Gracie
Still waiting to compete is
the meats judging team of Emily Brite, Maclane May, Taylor Phillips, and Sarah
Spradlin. That competition is set for
May 2 at Texas A&M University.
Agricultural science teachers
are Nate Newton, Trey Keys, Shaina Seabourn, and Chelsea Campbell.
Pictured above are (left to
right) Tarleton agriculture professor Dr. Randy Rosiere, Colten Bison, EB Hull,
Savanna Shelnutt, Sam Spradlin, Granbury FFA sponsor Trey Keys, Texas FFA state
vice president Katie Holt.
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