The following information was provided by Zach Tappan, ag teacher at Eustace High School:
To many the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo is considered the Super Bowl of all Livestock and Project shows. The Houston Livestock Show was very good to the Eustace FFA!!!! In competing in the Junior Heifer show, Steer show, Ag Mechanics project show, and the calf scramble; every student that participated showed well and placed high. Please take time to congratulate each of the students personally. We appreciate all of your support for the FFA.
HLSR Junior Heifer Show:
Brady Tindel – 1st place and Reserve Calf Grand Champion Brahman Heifer
Lane Smith – 5th place Brahman Heifer
Dillon Gragsone – 9th place Brahman Heifer
Chad Tindel – 4th place Charolais Heifer;
HLSR Junior Steer Show:
Chad Tindel – 11th place AOB steer
Brady Tindel – AOB steer
HLSR Junior Ag Mechanics:
Brady Tindel, Dillon Gragsone, Cody Carpenter, and Logan Grimes – 1st place Gooseneck Lowboy Trailer and 3rd place overall in the trailers division
Josh Dunn, Coby Bostic, and Austin Givan – 3rd place 12’ Hog Dog hunting / utility trailer
HLSR Calf Scramble:
Dillon Gragsone – Winner of $1250 certificate to purchase a registered heifer to exhibit next year at HLSR
Cody Carpenter – Winner of $1250 certificate to purchase a registered heifer to exhibit next year at HLSR
Breanna Fuller – Also participated in the scramble was unsuccessful.
Prior to spring break, I reported that Casey Bramblitt had qualified for the state power lifting meet. During the week of spring break, Casey competed at the state meet in Corpus Christi. Casey finished 7th in the state with a total of 785 pounds. Congratulations, Casey!!
Finally, I received the information below regarding a fund raising event for the Eustace Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber will use portions of the proceeds to help fund scholarships for graduating seniors:
3rd Annual EUSTACE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE COMMUNITY GARAGE
DATE: SATURDAY APRIL 14, 2012
TIME: 8:00am – 3:00pm
PLACE: TOWN SQUARE EUSTACE.
COST: $15.00 W/0 ELECTRICITY
$20.00 W/ ELECTRICITY
CONTACT PAT CUPIT@ 903-676-2042 OR
MICHELLE FELTCHER@ 903-676-2068
OR COME BY PROSPERITY BANK EUSTACE TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE.
PROCEEDS BENEFIT EISD SENIOR SCHOLARSHIP AND
THE EUSTACE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
HUMANE SOCIETY WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR ADOPTIONS