Thursday, October 18, 2012

Heart of Texas Fair & Rodeo – More Competition Results

Methodist Children’s Home won first place in sweepstakes for their Agricultural Mechanics projects, beating out eleven other schools in the competition. Many MCH youth also received ribbons for showing swine and lamb during the livestock show at the Heart of Texas Fair & Rodeo last week.

The MCH youth submitted 20 total projects into the Ag mechanics competition and came out with several first place awards. Below is a listing of the final results:

1st place Grand Division:  Ian, Cedric and Dakota - Deer feeder class (blue quality); Ian - Shop light class (blue)
1st place Reserve Division: Jimmy, Cedric and Dakota - Bunk feeder class (blue)
1st place Reserve Champion: Andrew - barbeque class (red)
1st place:  Ian, Molech and Fransico - Hay trailer class (red); Ian - Furrowing crate class (red); Ian - Hay fork class (red)
2nd place: Shop class - Gate class (red); Shop class - Goat hauler class (red)
3rd place: Shop class - Fire pit class (red); Molech - 5x8 trailer class (white)
Additional entries: Blue quality – Shop table class (Shop class), Cedar swing class (Mathew, Jimmy), Picnic table class (Shop class), Cutting board class (Kandaja), Box class (Jimmy); Red quality – Swing (Shop class); White quality – Crab boil class (Shop class), Horn barbeque class (Shop class)

The following are the results from the swine and lamb categories: Swine – Guillermo, 4th place, York Class 2; Steven, 5th place, Duroc Division Class 2; Kevin, 5th place, Cross Class 4; Michael, 5th place, Cross Class 3; Bernardo, 5th place, Cross Class 1; James, 6th place, Cross Class 1; and Jordan, 4th place, Hampshire Class 1; Lamb – Mario, Southdown, Medium Wool; and Kandaja, Finewool Cross.

Three MCH students also placed in free contests: Guillermo, 1st place, Glue a Shoe Contest; Brandon, 2nd place, Pumpkin Carving; Lloyd, 1st place, Pumpkin Carving; Diego, 1st place, Best of Tex Mex Contest.

Click here to view more photos from the Heart of Texas Fair & Rodeo. Congratulations to all our MCH participants for this impressive showing!

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