Trio leads Troup FFA at Cherokee County stock show

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Troup FFA members participated in the Cherokee County Stock Show and Exhibition Thursday-Saturday, March 22-24, in Jacksonville. The students earned many awards and scholarships.

JT Womack, who received $11,000 in scholarships from the Fort Worth livestock show, earned over $4,000 in scholarships at the Cherokee County show and received first place in livestock judging.

Tristan Hardy and Justin Nelson each received over $3,000 in scholarships. Hardy also won Senior Showmanship – rabbits and Reserve Champion – dairy heifer.

“We are very proud of all participants,” stated Lindsey Preston, FFA advisor.

Other awards included:

Grand Champion Steer – Courtney Lynn

Grand Champion Barrow – Cooper Reid

Grand Champion Goat and Senior Showmanship – Holly Weathers

Grand Champion Breeding Gilt and Grand Champion Trio in Chickens – Grady Lowry

Grand Champion Rooster and Senior Showman – Morgan Colvin

Reserve Grand Champion Exotic Heifer – Mason Hunter

Reserve Champion Barrow – Lindsey Lowry

Reserve Champion Broilers – Natalie Howell

Junior Showmanship Rabbits – Hanna Massey

Junior Showmanship Chickens – Christian Howell

Troup also placed second in the livestock judging contest as a team.

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