The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

April 20, 2013

Drummond students busy with shows

By McKenna Morrison, Drummond FFA reporter
Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — The past months have been filled with livestock shows for Drummond FFA members.

Several members showed at the Northwest District Junior Livestock Show. Brianna Singleton, Seth Gray, Wyatt Gray, Chambrea Cook and Brandon Reim all showed their gilts. Billy Jack Trotter and Tyler Trotter showed both wethers and does. Billy Jack Trotter, Caitlyn Mack, Clayton Mack, Emiley Shell, Maggie Shell, Landon Shell, Bruce Manor and Kaleb Cain each showed sheep. Mack also showed steers. Emiley Shell made the sale at the district show with her champion Suffolk. Landon Shell made the sale with his champion Cross. Maggie Shell also made the sale with a sheep, and Mack made the sale with both his champion Dorset and champion shorthorn Steer. He chose to sell the steer.

At the Oklahoma Youth Expo in Oklahoma City, Emiley Shell, Maggie Shell, Landon Shell, Bruce Manor, Kaleb Cain, Billy Jack Trotter, Caitlyn Mack,and Clayton Mack showed sheep. Billy Jack Trotter and Tyler Trotter showed goats. Mack showed a steer. Billy Jack Trotter made the sale at OYE with his doe goat. Mack also was successful, making the sale with his Maine steer and also receiving a $1,500 OYE scholarship.

Justin Meier competed at the state archery tournament as an individual and placed 30th out of 300 contestants.

Many chapter members took a trip to Alva for the Northwestern Oklahoma State University interscholastic contest. Steffen Singleton, Jessica Rehmel, Rylee Mack, and Bryce Franklin all competed on the Greenhand Quiz Bowl team, and they received second place. Emiley Shell, C.J. Baker, Tyler Morrison and Kaitlyn Colleary competed in the meat judging division,and placed second as a team. Emiley Shell placed third and Tyler Morrison placed fifth as individuals. Steffen Singleton placed second in the creed speaking division and fourth in the extemporaneous speaking division. Rylee Hack placed fifth in extemporaneous.

The Drummond FFA trophy sale was a success. This auction benefits members who show livestock throughout the year. The metal art designed and cut out by our members for the metal art silent auction raised an additional $2,200.