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April 27, 2015
Granbury FFA  
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 areas.
Also competing at Tarleton was the land judging team composed of Seaton Berry, Triston Holderness, Sean Keys, and Hunter Prewitt.
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 Thomas.
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.