Ag/FFA

Congratulatons to the Tarkington FFA Wildlife team on winning 1st place overall in Liberty County for the Lower Trinity Soil and Water Conservation. They have qualified for Regional Contest in November.

Pictured below are Hunter Whitton, Kellcie Taylor, Trey Wilburn, Conner Gilbertson and Ag teacher Erika Espitia. 


 


Congratulations to the students who participated in the SHSU Online Invitational LDE Quiz Contest. The Tarkington Greenhand Quiz team placed 12th out of 65 teams and placed 3rd in Area 9. The Senior Quiz team placed 51st out of 67 teams and placed 3rd in Area as well. Both teams placed 1st in our district. 
 


On November 3 the Tarkington FFA traveled to Barbers Hill to participate in the Rice Belt District LDEs. Tarkington FFA was represented by 35 members. They trained and competed with 10 teams and represent Tarkington amazingly well by bringing home six banners and two plaques. As well as, for the first time ever, Tarkington FFA brought home 2nd place in Sweepstakes. Congratulations to all students and thank you for your hard work!! We are proud of you!!!
 


 

Results are as follows:

Senior Creed Speaking - Cheyenne Gamangasso - 1st place, advancing to Area

Farm Broadcasting - Connor Gilbertson, Cameron Luckey and Kellcie Taylor - 2nd place, advancing to Area

Greenhand Quiz - Miranda Godkin, Adicin Morgan (2nd place high individual), Caitlin Stutts, Allison Williams - 2nd place, advancing to Area

Greenhand Creed - Kaycie Burns - 6th place

Ag Issues - Tessa Barnhill, Tyler Hamic, Ryan McCormick, Laci Pafford, Railyn Josey, Brandi Locklear, Olivia Furguson - 5th place

Agriculture Advocacy - Katie Dousay, Connor Gilbertson, Jonathan Sanford, Nicole Whitworth - 3rd place

Greenhand Farm Skills - Keith Burns, JOrdan Lewis, Preston Spoerle, Logan Vandver - 3rd place

Senior Farm Skills - Lindsey Campbell, Katie Dousay, Tyler Hamic, Hunter Whitton - 4th place

Senior Chapter Conducting - Lindsey Campbell, Cheyenne Gamangasso, Ellie Rau, Ryan McCormick, Kaelen Jones, Kaddisy Padar, Connor Gilbertson - 3rd place

Greenhand Chpater Conducting - Savannah Dowdell, Samantha Osborne, Hailey Tabor, Tori Huckabay, Kelsey Isbell, Jordan Lewis, Brandon Haltom, Natalie Luckey - 7th place

Public Relations - Railyn Josey, Haley Kopesky, Kellcie Taylor, Jonathan Sanford - 9th place

Senior Quiz - Kaeli Kirchner, Kadence Kirchner, Brandi Locklear, Kassidy Padar - 10th place