On Saturday May 26, 2018 34 youth exhibited 60 heifers and 5 steers the annual Pope County FFA Alumni Heifer Show. Congratulations to our breed winners; Champion Angus – Caden Crain, Champion Hereford – Campbell Belcher, Champion Simmental – Jared Collier, and Champion All Other Breeds – Caleb Huelsmann. Four breed champions returned to the ring to complete for Overall Grand Champion Heifer. After another thorough look for the judge, Jared Collier’s Simmental heifer took the prize. Next, five steers completed for the honor of champion steer. Congratulations, Sierra Wilson for exhibiting the champion. Three showmanship classes, in memory of John Bramlet, were held. Showmanship winners were; Junior Showmanship, ages 7-10, Caden Crain, Intermediate Showmanship, ages 11-13, Ashton Dillow, and Senior Showmanship, ages 14-21, Katherine Smith. Thank you to Justin Lewis, beef producer from Marshall, IL, for serving as our judge.
This show would not have been possible without the generous support and their sponsors.