by Meagan Hollingsworth
The Warren FFA recently competed in the Area 9 Judging Contest. Warren had six teams competing and brought home five first place awards and one second place finish. These individuals also won five belt buckles for being the top judge in each of the contests.
The Meats team finished first with team members Mitchell McCluskey finishing as 8th high, Meagan Hollingsworth finishing as 5th high, Larry Jones finishing as 4th high and Mason Hatch winning the buckle for the being the top individual.
The Livestock team also finished first with team members Amy Baumgartner, Amy Gutierrez finishing 5th high, Tara Ard finishing 4th high and Jacob Blackshear winning the high individual buckle.
The Floriculture team also came in first with Selena Llanes finishing as the 6th high, Jade Tucker finishing 4th, Rachel Babino finishing as the 2nd high and Katie Jeffcoat winning the high individual buckle.
The Nursery Landscape team finished first with team members Taylor Conner finishing as the 5th high contestant, Rebekah Moore finishing 3rd high, Kacy Priddy finishing as the 2nd high and Taylor Moore winning the high individual buckle.
The Forestry Team also placed first and had the top four individuals. The team members consisted of Hunter West who finished as the 4th high individual, Mason Hatch finished 3rd, Quinton Cawley finished as the 2nd high and Emily Sisk won the high individual buckle.
The Poultry team finished second in the competition with team members Nathan Aulbaugh, Jordan Spivey finishing as the 6th high individual, Destiny Allain finishing as the 5th high and Jordan Greer winning the 3rd high award.
Each of these teams will now advance to the State FFA competition striving to be the best in Texas.