The Seminole County Steer and Heifer Show was held this past Saturday at the Agricultural Center show barn. Four 4-H and FFA students exhibited their animals in the show. The show began at 10:00 a.m. with showmanship, followed by the heifer show, and concluded with the steer show.
In the heifer show Senior Hugh Edward Scarborough, FFA member and son of Tracy Scarborough and Dave and Andrea Lambert, exhibited the Grand Champion with his 794 lb. Shorthorn X entry, and also the Reserve Champion with his other Shorthorn entry.
In the steer show Senior Ashley Womack, 4-H member and daughter of Jaime and Krista Womack, exhibited the Grand Champion with her 1320 lb. Maine x steer. The Reserve Champion was exhibited by Hugh Edward Scarborough with his 994 lb. Crossbred steer.
After the show, the exhibitor awards program was held. The Senior Showmanship winner of this competition was Ashley Womack, The ninth through eleventh grade showmanship winner was Freshman Mindy Shattles, FFA member and daughter of Loren and Missy Shattles. Each of the showmanship class winners was awarded a belt buckle and prize money.
The Doyle Roberts Sportsmanship award is given to the exhibitor who demonstrated exemplary courtesy and sportsmanship throughout the show. This year’s award was presented to Mindy Shattles.
Kyle Dekle was the judge for the show. Kyle is a graduate of Seminole County and was an active member in the FFA while his father, Don Dekle, was the ag teacher. He is married to Kaylan Watson Dekle and they have two sons, Karter, age seven, and Kade, age six. Kyle has been a very successful agriculture teacher and FFA Advisor for 12 years and is currently teaching at Perry High School where his students have continued to win many CDEs and livestock awards as well. He graduated from UGA with a degree in Agriculture Education and obtained his Master’s and Specialist’s degrees from Auburn.
Complete results for the show are as follows:
In Senior Showmanship Ashley Womack placed firsrt and Hugh Edward Scarborough placed second.
In Intermediate Showmanship Mindy Shattles placed firs and Emma Claire Creel placed second.
In the Heifer Show Hugh Edward Scarborough placed first and second.
The Grand Champion Heifer and the Reserve Grand Champion Heifer were shown by Hugh Edward Scarborough.
In the Steer Show Hugh Edward Scarborough placed first and Emma Claire Creel placed second.
In Class 2 Ashley Womack placed first and Mindy Shattles placed second.
The Grand Champion Steer was shown by Ashley Womack, and the Reserve Grand Champion Steer was shown by Hugh Edward Scarborough.
The Doyle Roberts Sportsmanship Award Winner was Mindy Shattles.