FSCC Meat Judging Team wins first at the National Western Stock Show.
Scott, KS- The Fort Scott Community College Meat Judging Team was named overall
champion at their first meat judging competition of the new year. The
National Western Stock Show was held in Denver, Colorado on January 18.
the FSCC Meat Judging Team took home the 2014 National Championship from
theCargill High Plains Meat Judging Contest in Friona, Texas. The
National Western Stock Show Championship was won by a new team consisting of
Britton Francis, Callahan Grund, Kaylee Hill, Ben Walker and Ty
Judging Team judges for a calendar year before passing on competition duties to
a new group. Cargill was the culmination of the previous team’s
competitions. National Western Stock Show was the first competition of
the new team.
Martin, FSCC’s Meat Judging Team Coach, said of the new team, “We had a long
couple of weeks leading up to the contest with team members having to sit out
due to surgeries. Thankfully, we had a couple of FSCC’s Livestock Judgers
fill in for them. They did a tremendous job. Our students really
came together andI couldn’t be more proud of them.”
FSCC Team was named first Overall, first in the Beef Grading Division and first
in the Total Beef Division.
continued, “This year the competition will be stiff, but this team is
determined to continue their success.”
of Paola, Kansas was named first High Individual, first in Beef Grading, first
in Beef Judging, first in Total Beef, first in Total Questions and third in
of Nevada, Missouri was named fifth High Individual, second in Beef Grading and
second in Total Placings.
Ty Wood of
Cherryvale, KS was named sixth High Individual, first in Pork Judging and fifth
in Total Questions.
Grund of Wallace, Kansas was also named 15th High Individual.