FSCC Meat Judging Team wins National Championship, three named All-American
Scott, Kansas –
Fort Scott Community College is pleased to announce that the Meat Judging Team
has won the National Championship at the Cargill High Plains Meat Judging
Contest in Friona, Texas. FSCC was
named Reserve Champions of this contest in 2013.
year Meat Judging Coach Jenilee Martin said of the experience, “These
students have displayed the work ethic and dedication that it takes to win a
contest all season long. We have sat a close second to a tough opponent for
most of our contests this season, but found a way to push us over the hill for
the national championship. I am very proud of the accomplishments of these kids
and excited to see what the future has in store for them.”
claimed first place in the A Division for Total Placings, Overall Beef, and
Hill of Paola, Kansas was 1st in Beef Grading, 4th in
Beef Judging, 1st in Overall Beef, 1st in Pork Judging,
and 2nd in Questions. Hill
was the 1st in overall points for Division A and was named to the first team All-American
Spieth of Farlington, Kansas was 9th in Beef Judging, 6th
in Lamb Judging, 6th in Overall Beef, and 1st in Total
Placing. Spieth was named 6th
overall for the contest.
Harris of Hepler, Kansas was 8th in Beef Judging, 9th in
Overall Beef, 7th in Pork Judging, 5th in Total Placing,
and 10th in Questions. Harris
was 10th overall in Division A and was also named to the
Johnson of Eureka, Kansas was 6th in Beef Grading, 10th
in Lamb Judging, 7th in Overall Beef, 9th in Pork
Judging, and 9th in Questions/Reasons. Johnson was 7th overall and named
to the All-American Team.
Walker of Nevada, Missouri was the FSCC Alternative. Walker was 2nd among alternatives.
addition to the contest honors, Natalie Hill was named to the First Team
All-American. Lane Johnson and Nikki
Harris were named to the Second Team All-American. All-American Team Members are chosen through evaluation
of GPA and success through collegiate judging career.