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2016 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest Results

Mar 07, 2016

Congratulations to Texas Tech University and Clarendon College for taking top honors at the 2016 Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Intercollegiate Meat Judging Contest which was held March 5th at Martin Preferred Foods.

In total, 91 contestants representing 9 universities participated in the Senior division contest with Texas Tech University, coached by Loni Lucherk, Mallorie Phelps, Nick Hardcastle and Dr. Mark Miller, placing first.  Texas Tech’s team members include: Tommy Fletcher, Cole Perkins, Kye Schwartz, Chelsi Vineyard, Kyle Caldwell, Katlynn Freeman, Shannon O’Quinn, Keeley Sears, Lane Harrington, Gus Holbein, Jessica Humphrey, Kiersten Scott, Boyd Henry, Courtney Jasik, Blayne Troxell, and Megan Writt. Texas Tech Black Team was followed by Texas Tech Red, Colorado State Green, Oklahoma State Black, and Texas A&M White.

Jessica Humphrey (Texas Tech University) was high individual and Cole Perkins (Texas Tech University) was second. 

In total, 40 contestants from 5 universities and colleges participated in the A-Division contest.  Clarendon College won the division, coached by Tate Corliss. Team members include Wesley Burnett, Rachel Evenson, Maggie Roque, Taylor Swinson, Courteney Walker, Thachary Mayer, Taylor Stubenbordt, and Dyllan Galligan. Clarendon Green was followed by Garden City Community College Gold, Clarendon College White, Garden City Community College Brown, and Cisco College Blue.

Leah Parsons (Garden City) was high individual and Courteney Walker (Clarendon) was second.


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