More than 80 compete in 4-H state meats contest

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Linda Geist
University of Missouri Extension
Phone: 573-882-9185

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Senior Top 10.

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Junior Top 10.

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Published: Tuesday, February 17, 2015

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Bob McNary, 417-358-2158

COLUMBIA, Mo.– The University of Missouri Extension 4-H state meats contest on Feb. 7 drew more than 30 competing 4-H members. More than 50 FFA students also participated as practice for upcoming events, said Bob McNary, interim state 4-H youth specialist in charge of the event. Participants visited meat labs at the MU Division of Animal Sciences and identified 30 cuts of meat during the judging.

The Randolph County 4-H Club (8-13 years) took first and third place in the junior meats judging. Second place went to Monroe County 4-H’ers.

Top individuals in this group were William Crain, Monroe County, first; Quincy Wiegand, Randolph County, second; Alaina Link, Randolph County, third; Martina Joseph, Randolph County, fourth; and Austin Mitchell, Randolph County, fifth.

Senior meats team winners in the 14-and-over category were Monroe County, first, and Jasper County, second. Individual winners were Danielle Herrin, Monroe County, first; Anne Marie Anibal, Jasper County, second; Maddison Breid, Monroe County, third; Sam Anibal, Jasper County, fourth; and Ashlyn Peterson, Monroe County, fifth.

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Senior Top 10, front row, from left: Danielle Herrin, Monroe County; Maddison Breid, Monroe County; Ashlyn Peterson, Monroe County; Sharon Schoonover, Monroe County. Back row, from left: Anne Marie Anibal, Jasper County; Sam Anibal, Jasper County; Levi Hale, Jasper County; Skyler Huntsman, Randolph County; and Tori Brumbaugh, Randolph County.

Junior Top 10, front row, from left: Shelby Baughman, Randolph County; Alaina Link, Randolph County; Rose Quinn, Monroe County; Austin Mitchell, Randolph County; Sydney Cleavinger, Randolph County. Back row, from left: Quincy Wiegand, Randolph County; William Crain, Monroe County; Martina Joseph, Randolph County; Anne Marie Quinn, Monroe County; and Anna Link, Randolph County.