By Marie Page
Once again Tahoma FFA did an amazing job at the Washington State fair in Puyallup. Here are some highlights.
Amy Grinzel earned 2nd in state for Novice Rabbit Showmanship, receiving Reserve Grand Champion.
Kialie Berg earned 1st in State for Graduate Goats showmanship, receiving a grand Champion rosette.
Kelly Morris earned 1st in State for floral corsage designing, receiving a Grand Champion rosette. Tahoma Floral Classes earned Best in Class for floral corsages.
Tahoma FFA students also earned numerous blue flat ribbons in the educational division with Colton Natwick receiving first in state, receiving a grand champion rosette for his educational poster, and
Rainy Toman earned second in state which is a reserve grand champion rosette for her educational display.
Aiden Sweet earned 5 blue flat ribbons in the sheep division for Tahoma FFA.
For the beef division Sarah Wasmund earned Grand Champion Slaughter Steer, Reserve Grand Champion Junior Bull Calf and Kassidy Hamilton earned Grand Champion Heifer Calf, Reserve Champion Slaughter Steer, Grand Champion Junior Bull Calf. And finally for the rabbit division Amy Grinzel earned three rosettes, which where best of breed, best opposite sex for her rabbits and best fur for rabbits.
Aidan Sweet received four best of variety for his two Rex and two English Lops rabbits, as well as best of breed for his English lops and one blue flat ribbon. Sierra DiCario earned one blue flat ribbon in rabbit showmanship. And Maddie Brown earned three rosettes, one for Best of Variety, one Best of Breed, and one Best of Fur for rabbit showing, as well as 1 blue flat ribbon. In the Herdsmanship division Tahoma received 1st in State for rabbits and goats.
Finally Tahoma FFA received 7th in the State for livestock judging and was awarded the second best chapter in the education division. Congratulations go out to all the award winners.
A special thanks to the Sweet, Berg, Grotting, Page and MacMillan families for all their assistance.