Jack County 4Hers bring home awards from contest
In the Livestock Skillathon contest, participants include (kneeling from left) Sydnee Wade, Aaron Harmonson, and Logan Snider; (back) John Villalba CEA-Ag/NR, Hailee Frie, Kamlynn Thomas, Elizabeth Hines, Megan Harris, Hunter Smith, Bailey Harmonson, Tyler Harmonson, and not pictured Tinnin Smith. (courtesy)
Eleven 4-H members from Jack County competed at the District 3 Livestock Skillathon Contest in Seymour July 16. This is the first time this contest had ever been offered in Texas, and in its first year, over 110 kids participated in the event, according to the contest superintendent, John Villalba, CEA-Ag/NR, Jack County. In this contest, participants are to judge meats, wool, analyze feed tags, medicine labels, and identify feed stuffs, livestock, and livestock equipment. The following are results from the contest: Senior Division- Hunter Smith-1st High Individual, Megan Harris - 2nd High Individual; 1st Place Team - Hunter Smith, Megan Harris, Bailey Harmonson, Tinnin Smith; Intermediate Division- Tyler Harmonson - 5th Place Individual; Junior Division- Elizabeth Hines - 2nd High Individual; 5th Place Team - Elizabeth Hines, Aaron Harmonson, Hailee Frie, Sydnee Wade.