FFA competes in Livestock Show


Olivia James, Reporter/photographer

The Baxter County Fair was canceled this year due to COVID-19 but the Livestock Show was held at the county fairgrounds on September 17-18. Students from MHHS competed for the opportunity to advance to the state level. FFA sponsor Mr. White shared the livestock team’s final results:

Aiden Richey-Grand Champion Market Hog 

Cheyenne Hogan-Reserve Grand Champion Market Hog, Reserve Grand Champion Gilt and Sr. Swine Showmanship

Colton Cooley-Grand Champion Gilt, 

Skyler Robinson – Grand Champion Market Steer 

Ryenn Lawing – Reserve Grand Champion Market Steer

Anna Marcum – Grand Champion Commercial Heifer

Maddie Hutson – Reserve Grand Champion Commercial Heifer 

Rusell Sharpe – Grand Champion Angus Heifer

Josie Kelly – Grand Champion Charolais Heifer, Grand Champion Gelbvieh Heifer

Kendra Brotherton, Sr. Cattle Showmanship, Sr. Sheep Showmanship

Josie Kelly, Sr. Goat Showmanship – Anna Marcum

District Fair was held in Harrison on Sept. 21st – 25th and the results were:

Swine Class Winner – Josie Kelly

Sr. Goat Showmanship – Anna Marcum

Lightweight Market Goat Reserve Grand Champion – Anna Marcum

Lamb Class Winner – Josie Kelly, Josie Kelly also won Grand Champion Charolais Heifer 

Steer Class Winner – Colton Cooley

Reserve Champion American Commercial Heifer – Kaden Marler

Kenzie Hatman-Reserve Grand Champion Rabbit Meat Pen and Grand Champion Rabbit Single Frye