Posted Date: 03/01/2022
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Ezabela Herber
November 15th, 2022 Shattuck FFA Reporter
SHATTUCK AG STUDENTS COMPETE IN CDE
By: Ezabela Herber
GOODWELL, OKLAHOMA - On Tuesday, November 3rd, Shattuck ag students traveled to Oklahoma Panhandle State University in Goodwell, Oklahoma to compete in their annual CDE contest. The contest consisted of several events including livestock judging, ag mech, floriculture, meats, ag communications, farm business management, food science, crop identification, electricity, and a public speaking contest. Several Shattuck FFA members were successful in their respective events. The Senior Livestock judging team placed 4th, Sydney Melton was 3rd high individual. The junior livestock judging team placed 5th, Cindy Lara was 10th high individual. Olivia Quisenberry, Ezabela Herber, Sydney Melton and Sadey Schoenhals were on a team that placed 3rd in Farm Business Management. Josh Bay was 1st in the Ag Mech competition followed by Tate Charmasson in 2nd, and Colten Jones in 3rd. As a team, they were the contest champions. Olivia Quisenberry, Ellie Swanson, Abbey Elam, Celeste Jones, and Harley Shoaf competed in the Ag communications contest, and placed 1st as a team.. Abbey Elam was 3rd high individual with Celeste and Harley behind her tying for 4th high individual. Ariel Jaggli , Jada Covalt, Mia Trenfield, Allie Tune, Tayzlee Bullard and Tayler Kraft formed a team that competed in the food science division. In electricity, Logan Marrow was 5th high individual with Alex Lopez not far behind placing in 7th place. Overall the team of boys placed 4th. In Floriculture, Kaycee Tolle was high individual, followed by Avery Quisenberry in 4th place, and Brett Reasor and Tayler Kraft tied for 8th. The two floriculture teams placed 1st and 3rd overall. In the Meats contest we had young teams, made up of 8th graders who did well for their first contest, placing 7th and 8th overall. In the public speaking contest, 8th grader Evie Diss was 3rd, and Saige Moore in 4th place in the 8th grade Agricultural Opportunities category. Freshman Mia Trenfield competed in the FFA Creed division, and was selected for the final round speakoff, placing her in the top 8 Creed speakers. Trenfield said, “I didn’t know what to expect at my first individual public speaking contest, and to be chosen for the speakoff was a little scary! But I’m glad I did it, and can’t wait for the next one.” Shattuck FFA President Sydney Melton was 2nd in the Animal Science speaking division, and Abbey Elam placed 2nd in Ag Business. Sadey Schoenhals was 4th in Natural Resources, and Allyn Goodson spoke in the Ag Policy division. Last but not least, Avery Quisenberry won the 9th grade FFA Opportunities division. Overall, Shattuck had a very successful day competing at Oklahoma Panhandle State and we thank everyone that put together a great contest!