Livestock, wool teams reserve champions

Both the livestock and wool judging teams brought back reserve champion honors from their respective contests at the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo. In addition to reserve, the wool team also placed third overall with a second team.

Livestock judging team members include Clayton Schram, Sealy; Harrison Smith, Gatesville; Kelsey Jozwiak, Hempstead; Emily June Kelley, Yoakum; Maddison Holder, Alvarado; Logan Browne, Bowling Green, Ohio; Ryon Cox, Mt. Pleasant; Garrett Wildman, Banquette; Scott Chachere, Dyaton; Ally Spears, Brentwood, Calif.; Jordan Hevner, Adkins; and Carly Hoffman, New Braunfels. The coach of the livestock judging team is Keaton Dodd.

Texas Tech University won the contest with Oklahoma State coming in third, followed by the University of Wyoming and California State University, Chico respectively.

Wool Judging Team photo credit: Whitney Whitsel.

Wool judging team members include Sarah Crum, Iredell; Devin Fisher, Rockdale; Isolde Parrish, Troy; Ashley Wilde, Wall; Menzi Spiller, Elbert, Colo.; Bo Garcia, La Vernia; Chase Hefernan, Georgetown; J.D. Schnitker, Turkey; Emily Watson, Alvarado; Kyla Goodson, Del Rio; Morgan Thomas, Raymondville; and Whitney Whitsel, Giddings. Coaches are Kade Hodges, Kyle Ramsey and Rachel Gibbs.

The wool team had several team members place in the top 10 individually. Emily Watson placed second, Ashley Wilde was third, J.D. Schnitker fourth, Bo Garcia fifth, Sarah Crum ninth and Morgan Thomas in tenth.

Angelo State University won the contest with Texas Tech University coming in fourth and a second team from Angelo State in fifth.


For more information regarding news from the Department of Animal Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&M University, please contact Maggie Tucker at or (979) 845-1542.

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