The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

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December 1, 2012

Drummond FFA members show animals

ENID, Okla. — Drummond FFA members have been busy this year.

Many members traveled to the Tulsa State Fair and did well. Clayton Mack received champion Maine prospect steer, fourth with his Angus market steer and fourth with his cross market steer. Jack Boedeker received fourth with his Angus market steer.

Colten Dillingham received fourth with his York gilt, and Brianna Singleton participated with her spot gilt. Emiley Shell placed third, fourth, fifth and seventh with her sheep, and she made the premium sale, where she received $1,000. Maggie Shell placed fourth and sixth with her sheep. Billy Jack Trotter received eighth with his sheep, and he placed fourth, seventh and 10th with his goats. Tyler Trotter showed a wether goat.

On Oct. 10, the chapter held its annual labor auction, where each member was sold for eight hours of work.

Several members attended the Security National Bank European Pheasant Hunt, where they released and cleaned pheasant throughout the day. These members were Kaleb Cain, Thomas Moore, Colton Alcorn, Miles Shaddy and Brandon Reim.

Clint Gates, Brady Kokojan, Miles Shaddy, Kaleb Cain, Emily Perry, Clayton Mack, Jennifer Swart, Tyler Messall, Brianna Singleton, Jaden Arnold, Sarah Otto and Trevor Wilson attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. Gates received his American FFA Degree while at the convention. Jennifer Swart received the honor to be a part of the National FFA Band, where she performed throughout the week at different functions.

The chapter’s opening ceremonies team, which consisted of Brittney Miller, Emily Perry, Jacob Earl, Caleb Earl, Tara Crider and Steffen Singleton, placed second at the PI contest at Garber. Also at the PI contest, Bryce Franklin placed second in the Greenhand Quiz, which allowed him to compete at the state level in Stillwater.

C.J. Baker, Weston Henneke, Tyler Morrison, Kaitlin Colleary and Emiley Shell participated in meat judging at the junior CDE events contest in Stillwater. Shell placed fifth in the state. Jessica Rehmel competed in the veterinary medicine contest.

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