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April 20, 2016
The Granbury High School meats judging team is joining five other Granbury FFA teams in advancing to state judging contests that are a part of the Future Farmers of America’s Career Development Events.
The meats judging team composed of Emily Brite, Maclane May, Taylor Phillips, and Sarah Spradlin placed second at the Area VIII competition on April 16, 2016, at Texas A&M University in College Station.  Spradlin placed third individually, with Phillips in fifth, Brite in sixth, and May in eighth.
State events will feature top teams representing each of the ten FFA state areas.
Others teams previously advancing from area competition are:
  • Agronomy: team (Astyn Alexander, Ricky Amador, Alyx Bradley, Nathan Mabery, Hunter Prewitt), third; individual – Astyn Alexander, seventh
  • Entomology: team (Macey Burch, Ben Jurardo, Alex Myers, Ben Valles), first; individual – Brandon Jurardo, first; Alex Myers, fourth; Ben Valles, fifth; Macey Burch, tenth
  • Horse Judging:  team (LaKayla Bell, Lana Bell, Trisha Gryder, Mikayla Hamilton, Abby Grace Thomas), first; individual – Grace Thomas, ninth
  • Range:  team (Savannah Oliver, Trevor Stringer, Tanyon Wickline, Ashleigh Wilson), third; individual – Tanyon Wickline, fourth; Ashleigh Wilson, ninth
  • Veterinary Science:  team (Samantha Adams, Baylee Baxter, Elizabeth Bell, McKenna Drummer, Caitlin Hutson), sixth; individual – Samantha Adams, seventh
State competitions will be:  agronomy, entomology and horse teams – April 22-23 at Texas Tech University; range team – April 21 at Tarleton State University; meats and vet science teams – April 30 at Texas A&M University.
Agricultural science teachers are Trey Keys, Chelsea Campbell, Tyler McCoy, and Courtney Overstreet.
Pictured above are (left to right) Sarah Spradlin, Taylor Phillips, Emily Brite, and Maclane May.