By Colton Budy, Waynoka FFA reporter
Enid News and Eagle
ENID, Okla. —
Waynoka 4-H and FFA members held their annual trophy auction Jan. 23 at the school multi-purpose building.
Those attending enjoyed a barbecue meal catered by Larry and Linda Hutchison and desserts prepared by parents of 4-H and FFA members.
Live and silent auctions were held. Auctioneers who helped out for the evening were Ryan Redgate, Andy Ferguson, Charles Murrow and Ira Smith. The 4-H and FFA members helped by serving drinks, carrying plates and cleaning up.
The auction raised around $42,000, which goes toward helping members who show animals in the Waynoka Local Livestock Show and for other club activities.
Waynoka Local Livestock Show was held Feb. 8. There were 17 exhibitors and 39 animals.
The show started with the cattle division. Logan Meriwether receiving grand champion heifer on his maintainer and reserve grand champion on his commercial heifer. Also showing heifers were Tatum Rose and Taylor Trennepohl for a total of six heifers.
In the steer competition, Taylor Trennepohl received grand champion market steer with her Hereford and reserve grand champion market steer on her Simmental. In prospect steers, Trennepohl won grand champion with her Shorthorn, and Meriwether won reserve with his Angus. Price Poe also showed a miniature Hereford steer.
Junior cattle showman went to Trennepohl, senior to Logan Meriwether and adult to Andy Ferguson.
In the sheep show, there were two ewes with Trennepohl receiving grand champion and Kelby Reed the reserve grand champion. In wethers, there were five animals displayed with Kelby Reed winning grand champion market lamb on his Hampshire and reserve grand champion on his cross lamb. Sierra Davidson also showed a Southdown and a Hampshire. The junior sheep showman went to Trennepohl, senior to Reed and adult to Chelsea Head.
In the goat show, Korbin Ferguson received grand champion doe. There were seven wethers shown by Hannah Darr, Josiah Darr and Draven Smith. Hannan Darr received grand champion wether goat, and Josiah Darr received reserve grand champion. Junior goat showman went to Korbin Ferguson, senior was Draven Smith and adult was Travis Darr.
In the hog show there were five gilts shown, with Price Poe receiving grand champion with his Yorkshire and Marlie Pitts receiving reserve grand champion gilt with her Duroc. Kaylen Gaskill and Taryn Trennepohl also showed gilts. There were eight barrows in the show. Mattie Pitts won grand champion barrow with her crossbred, and Brooke Ferguson won reserve grand champion with her Yorkshire. Derik Miller, Nathan Pitts, Austin Rankin and Kelby Reed also showed barrows. Junior showman went to Brooke Ferguson, senior to Kelby Reed and adult to Daresa Poe.
Winners of the showmanship in each species competed for overall showmanship. They included Trennepohl and Ferguson in the junior division and Meriwether, Reed and Smith in the senior division. These five exhibitors had to show all four animals species for the judge. Junior showmanship went to Trennepohl, and the senior showmanship went to Smith. They both received a belt buckle. The winner of all-around showman is based on a point system, and this year's winner was Trennepohl. She received a silver platter.