For Immediate Release
Becky Melvin, daughter of Jim and Debbie Melvin of Marietta, was Cuba's high scorer at the Bushnell Livestock Evaluation Contest, sponsored by the Bushnell FFA Alumni this past Saturday. The team judged 3 classes of beef, 3 classes of sheep, 3 classes of swine and answered 1 class of questions. Becky place 1st in swine individual, Nick Jones who was Cuba's seond high scorer place 5th overall in swine.
As a team, Cuba placed 6th overall out of 49 teams. Cuba also received 2nd team in Swine Evaluation thanks to great scores from Becky Melvin, Nick Jones, and John Ellis. The other team members attending the Bushnell contest Saturday were: John Ellis, Kara Miller, Tera Lynch, Janel Tompkins, Chad Markley, Matt Howarter, Stacey White, Troy Selph, Chris Morganegg, Bridget Coulter, Sarah Baylor, Curtis Scalf, Erin Bannister, and Brandon Ford.
Upcoming livestock evalution contests are: Blackhawk East Saturday March 22rd and The Section 12 Livestock Contest Wednesday April 9th at Spoon River College.
|Becky Melvin||1st||423/500||Stacey White||9th||378|
|Nick Jones||2nd||411||Troy Selph||10th||378|
|John Ellis||3rd||402||Chris Morganegg||11th||375|
|Kara Miller||4th||393||Bridget Coulter||12th||372|
|Tera Lynch||5th||388||Sarah Baylor||13th||372|
|Janel Tompkins||6th||388||Curt Scalf||14th||368|
|Chad Markley||7th||383||Erin Bannister||15th||367|
|Matt Howarter||8th||378||Brandon Ford||16th||335|
Cuba's number one team!!! (sixth place out of 49 teams)
Back row Troy Selph, Nick Jones, John Ellis
Front row: Stacey White, Becky Melvin
Cuba's second place team
Back row Chris Morganegg, Matt Howarter, Chad Markley
Front row: Sarah Baylor, Janel Tompkins, Brandon Ford
Cuba's Jr. High Team
Back Kara Miller, Erin Bannister, Curtis Scalf (freshman)
Front: Tera Lynch, Bridget Coulter