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Virginia Poultry Federation Youth Convention Judging Results

Livestock Update, June 1998

Phillip J. Clauer, Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Tech

The Virginia Poultry Federation judging contest was held at the Rockingham County Fairgrounds on Friday, May 8, 1998. Total participation in the judging contest was 30 teams and 107 individuals. This contest also serves as the State 4-H Judging Contest. Results in each division were as follows:

Division I - Intermediate 4-H

1st place team - Fairfax County (A) 4-H
Coached by Marty Green. Team Members: Jimmy Buchanan, Laura Galante, Monica Ganley, and Erin Johnson

2nd place team - Rockingham County 4-H

3rd place team - Fairfax County (B) 4-H

4th place team - Loudoun County 4-H

1stLaura GalanteFairfax County (A)   6th James GalanteFairfax County
2nd Erin Johnson Fairfax County (A)   7th Diane HeathFairfax County (B)
3rd Lee ThreewittsRockingham County    8th Beth RitchieRockingham County
4th Monica GanleyFairfax County (A)    9th Adam Larson Loudoun County
5th Tim Dunlap Loudoun County   10th David TuckerRockingham County

Division II - Senior 4-H

1st place team - Grayson County 4-H (A)
Coached by Jimmy Osborne. Team Members: Anita Brewer, Preston Bryd, and David Osborne

2nd place team - Fairfax County 4-H

3rd place team - Loudoun County 4-H

4th place team - Grayson County (B) 4-H

1st Preston ByrdGrayson County    6th Ricki LovettFairfax County
2nd Beth GeigerCharlotte County    7th Wes WestfallRockingham County
3rd David OsborneGrayson County (A)   8th Anita BrewerGrayson County
4th Stephanie WearFairfax County    9th Michelle JenkinsLoudoun County
5th Jonathan OsborneGrayson County (B)   10th Matt DunlapLoudoun County

Division III - Junior FFA

TOP TEAMS: 1st place team - Central FFA.
Coached by Sherry Heishman. Team Members: Hubbel French, Vicki Heishman, Angelina Moseley, and Renee Sine

2nd place team - Page County, FFA

3rd place team - Peter Muhlenberg

4th place team - Montevideo, FFA

1st Vicki HeishmanCentral    6th Mariko HuffStrasburg
2nd Isaac SmelserPage County    7th Brian CaricofeMontevideo A
3rd Jennifer KeyserPage County    8th Brian ConnersStrasburg
4th Angelina MoseleyCentral   9th T. J. PainterCentral
5th Hubbel FrenchSpotswood   10th John SweeneySignal Knob

Division IV - Senior FFA

TOP TEAMS: 1st place team - Spotswood High School "Blue".
Coached by Wayne Cupp. Team Members: Wes Devies, Jay Lucas, Clayton Morris, and Dan Seal

2nd place team - Stonewall Jackson

3rd place team - Turner Ashby (A)

4th place team - Spotswood "Gold"

1st Dan Seal Spotswood    6th Derrick MauckPage County
2nd Jay LucasSpotswood   7th Ken RyanStonewall Jackson
3rd Clayton MorrisSpotswood   8th Mandy LambertTurner Ashby
4th Charles WhitmoreTurner Ashby   9th Gina AllmanTurner Ashby
5th Wes DeviersSpotswood    10th Brooke CreswellSherando

I would like to thank all the supporters of the Youth Convention - WLR, Inc., Tysons, Perdue, Rocco, Faraway Eggs, and Glenwood Farms. Rockingham Poultry Serviceman's Committee sponsored the judging contest awards again this year.

A special thanks to the USDA Graders Service and Virginia Tech Extension Poultry Specialists for helping set-up the contest and serving as officials.

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