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HAVANA FFA CHAPTER

NEWSLETTER
WIU Livestock Judging
Contest
Western Illinois University hosted an
Inventational Livestock Judging
Competition for high school FFA members
on April 3rd. The purpose of the
competition was to evaluate the livestock
as compared to the official scoring. The
students were broken up into 10 groups
and were required to judge three classes
of swine, beef, and sheep.
Each division had one class of questions
and data that students were quizzed on
later in the contest. Havana High School
students, Rachel Fornoff, Eileen Urish,
Erin Hodgson, Jacqueline Ishmael, and
Courtney Richardson, attended the
contest and placed 23rd out of a total of
66 teams. Individually on the team Eileen
Urish placed first, Rachel Fornoff second,
Erin Hodgson third, Jacqueline Ishmael
fourth and Courtney Richardson Fifth.

Spring Newsletter
Volume 1, Issue 3
B y: E i l e e n U r i s h

Section 12 FFA Livestock
Judging Contest
On April 10th the HHS FFA Livestock Judging
Team participated in the Section 12 Livestock
Judging Contest.
Competing in the Section Contest event was
Rachel Fornoff, Eileen Urish, Erin Hodgson,
Courtney Richardson, Jacqueline Ishmael, Cole
Hodgson, David Rhinehart, Jeff Dunker and
Zach Montgomery.

The team judged three classes of cattle, two
classes of sheep and, one class of goats, along
with one class of questions. The top three
scoring members from the team earned the HHS
FFA Livestock Judging Team 2nd place.
Rachel Fornoff received individual ribbons for
getting 1st in Sheep Judging, 5th in Beef Judging,
and 4th top individual score overall.
Eileen Urish received indiviudal ribbons for
getting 6th in Sheep Judging, 7th in Beef
Judging, and 5th top individual score overall.

Havana FFA Chapter Newsletter Page 2

SRC Livestock Judging
Contest

Section 12 FFA Banquet

On April 10th, Spoon River College hosted
an Invitational Livestock Judging Contest
for FFA members.

On May 1st, Farmington High School
hosted the 2014 Section 12 FFA Banquet.
There were 78 people in attendance at
the banquet and election. Dinner was
donated by Mr. and Mrs. Ramp of
Farmington.

Competing in the SRC Contest event was
Rachel Fornoff, Eileen Urish, Erin Hodgson,
Courtney Richardson, and Jacqueline
Ishmael.
The team judged three classes of cattle,
two classes of sheep and one class of goats,
along with one class of questions. The top
three scoring members from the team
earned the HHS FFA Livestock Judging Team
3rd place at the SRC Livestock Judging
Contest.

After dinner was served and a recap of
the year was announced the 2014-2015
Section 12 officer team was elected.
Each school that was present had 2
voting delegates for the election. Each
member running for office had to give a
speech for the position they were
running for. There was a total of 8
officer candidates with only 6 positions.

Rachel Fornoff received a ribbon for 6th top
individual score, and Eileen Urish received a
ribbon for 7th top individual score.
This was the last Livestock Judging Contest
that the FFA members competed in this
year.

The new Section 12 FFA officers are:
Jordan Breedlove of MWC as President,
Cassidy Tarter of Canton as Vice
President, Corrine Harding of
Farmington as Reporter, Stephanie
Miller of MWC as Secretary, Eileen Urish
of Havana as Treasurer, and Quentin
Whitehouse of Cuba as Sentinel.