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Krum FFA Members Shine at
Southwestern Livestock Exposition 

The spring stock show season is in full swing and FFA members started it off with a bang with a great showing at the Southwestern Livestock Exposition.  The first week of the Ft. Worth Stock Show found members competing in the breeding shows.  During the Breeding Sheep Show Coy Harris won Grand Champion Hampshire Ewe, Grand Champion Suffolk Ewe, Reserve Champion Hampshire Ewe and Reserve Champion Suffolk Ram. FFA members also participated in the Jr. Breeding Heifer where Taylor Schertz exhibited her Limousin heifer to 2nd place honors in the Texas Jr. Limousin Shootout and 3rd place in the Jr. heifer show.  Also exhibiting heifers were Hadley Brooks, Levi Nelson, Luke Nelson and Skylor Schertz.  Hadley Brooks also serves as the Texas Santa Gertrudis Association Princess. During the market lamb show Krum FFA members Austin North exhibited a 5th place Southdown, Jasmine Schneider finished 5th with her Medium Wool , and Bryan Muckensturm 12th with his Medium Wool.  Also exhibiting market lambs was Jayce Bolin, Jaimie Jones, Caitlyn Muckensturm, Kiley Jo Noday, Kohl Patton, Jacob Schneider, Evan Sylvester, and Ross Sylvester.

 coy harris
 lamb exhibitors
taylor schertz  

The show rounded off with members exhibiting in the Jr. Market Steer Show where there was a total of 1380 entries this year.  Krum FFA placed three steers in the top ten and qualified for the premium sale.  Brooks Burton exhibited his light-weight Angus steer to third place honors, Stratton Schertz exhibited her Shorthorn steer to 8th place, and Payton Schertz exhibited her American Breed steer to 6th place honors.  Congratulations to these exhibitors!   In addition, Jacie Thompson exhibited her Hereford steer to 11th place and Taylor Schertz exhibited her European Crossbred Steer to 12th place.  Steer exhibitors also included Morgan Johnson, Brady Labrum, Megan Labrum, Randie Kay Newton, Channing Pieniazek, Garrison Pieniazek, Sterling Pieniazek, and Skylor Schertz.

Brooks Burton
payton schertz  
 stratton schertz

Another highlight of the Ft. Worth Livestock Show was  Lexi Carroll being  awarded a $1,000 Scholarship sponsored by Hillwood Land and Cattle and the Southwestern Livestock Exposition Commercial Heifer Sale. Lexi plans to use her scholarship to attend San Angelo State University next fall.  Congratulations Lexi!

lexi carroll  

FFA members also competed in the Jr. Goat judging, Jr. Horse Judging and Jr.  Meats Judging contests.  The Goat Judging team of Hannah Dast, Coy Harris, Jaimie Jones, and Ross Sylvester finished 8th.  The Meats judging team of Gage Guffy, Paige Orsi, Sterling Pieniazek, Payton Schertz, Taylor Schertz and Abby Wimmer  finished 11th with Sterling Pieniazek being the 6th high individual in the contest.  The Horse Judging team finished 23rd and 26th with team members Ashley Coffey, Coy Harris, Nicole Pearson, Morgan Johnson, Morgan Pedroso, Claire Shelton, and Skylor Schertz.

Congratulations to all these FFA members on an outstanding Ft. Worth Livestock Show! 
Congratulations Krum FFA Agricultural Issues Team!
Krum FFA Well Represented at State Fair of Texas
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 Congratulations to
Taylor Schertz

Texas FFA's State Winner
Star Chapter Award in Production 

Star Award
FFA Convention  
Congratulations to all of the following Krum FFA members
who received awards at the 2015 Texas FFA Convention!

Lone Stars  
Lexi Carroll
Lone Star FFA Degree
Zarred Eiland
Lone Star FFA Degree  

Kylee Myers
Lone Star FFA Degree
Sterling Pieniazek 
State Qualifier - Star Chapter FFA Degree in Agriscience 

 Congratulations to all of the following Krum FFA members who participated in the 2015 Texas FFA Agriscience Fair! 

Gage Guffy
Chlorella Algae As An Affordable Bio Fuel
3rd Place - Environmental Services/Natural Resources Division 2
Sterling Pieniazek & Taylor Schertz
A Comparison of Glyphosate and Homemade Herbicide Drift On Water Quality
3rd Place - Environmental Services/Natural Resources Division 4
Abagail Deussen & Zarred Eiland
Does the Type of Hydroponic System Have an Affect On The Successful Growth of Plants?
 4th Place - Plant Systems Division 4

 Agriscience Fair