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FSCC Livestock Judging News

Livestock Judging Team hosts “Fear Farm.”
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10/21/2014

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Livestock Judging Team hosts “Fear Farm.”

Fort Scott, Kansas – The Fort Scott Community College will be hosting a spooky “Fear Farm” this Halloween to raise money for Livestock Judging Team activities. “Fear Farm” will run from 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. on October 24, 25 and 31.

Livestock Judging Coach Ryan Page said that the spook level is rated for pre-teens and older.

Page added, “We want people to come out and have a great time. What we’re doing might be too intense for young children, but I’m sure every parent’s mileage varies.”

This is the third year that the team has hosted a spooky fundraiser. It is quickly becoming an event for the community to look forward to every year.

The trail will start at the FSCC Ag Barn at Highway 54 West in Fort Scott. Attendees should travel west on highway 54 and turn at the gas station on the left. There will be a white barn on a hill with two silos.

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FSCC Freshman Livestock Judging Team First in Two Contests
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9/23/2014

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FSCC Freshman Livestock Judging Team First in Two Contests

Fort Scott, Kansas – The Fort Scott Community College Livestock Judging Team had a successful weekend at central Kansas contests.The freshman team got first place at both the Flint Hills Classic in El Dorado and the Mid-American Classic in Wichita. Chase Gleason also finished first among individual freshman at the Mid-American Classic.

FSCC Coach Ryan Page said, "It was a great start to our year.We are very blessed to have a talented group who will continue to work hard."

The Flint Hills Classic was held on Friday and hosted 26 full teams. Approximately 140 students competed in each division. In addition to the freshman team finishing first, five FSCC students placed in the freshman and sophomore top ten lists:

Britton Francis- Paris, MO – Sophomore Top Ten

Chase Gleason of Uniontown, KS – Freshman Top Ten

Callahan Grund of Sharon Springs, KS - Freshman Top Ten

Justin Vehige- Frankenstein, MO – Sophomore Top Ten

Ben Weis of Meyer, Iowa - Freshman Top Ten

Page also said, “The Mid-American Classic was another big win for the Freshmen team and vast improvements were made by the sophomore group.”

In addition to the freshman team finishing first, Chase Gleason finished first among all freshmen present. Addie Bruns of Paola, KS and Layne Robinson of Chillicothe, MO also placed in the top ten for sophomores.

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FSCC Livestock Judging Team wins a grant in San Antonio
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2/25/2014

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FSCC Livestock Judging Team wins a grant in San Antonio

San Antonio, TX – The Fort Scott Community College (FSCC) Livestock Judging Team competed at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo on Saturday, Feb. 22nd, and won an educational grant of $1,500 for ranking third in the junior college division. Team members include: Trenton Tosh, Blaine French, Jackie Sweeny, Randee Corns, Riley McKenney, Rachel Dotson, Naomi Parsons, RJ Ellis, Zech Moore, Kirstin Winchester and Kollin Bush.

The San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo is a volunteer organization that emphasizes agriculture and education to develop the youth of Texas. In pursuit of the mission, the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo has committed more than $134.6 million to youth education since 1984 and $11.1 million in 2013.

“Our team was the high team overall in the sheep division, too,” said FSCC Livestock Judging Coach Ryan Page. “Trenton Tosh was second high individual and Blaine French was fourth high individual in Oral Reasons. Both men were in the top ten overall.”

For more information, contact Ryan Page at ryanp@fortscott.edu or 620-223-2700.

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