Rockcastle FFA Attends 2018 KY State Fair

During the week of August 12-18 many Rockcastle FFA members attended and competed at the 2018 Kentucky State Fair, located in Louisville, Kentucky.  Many different members and teams competed during the week, and all were successful. Senior officer Hope Holbrook lead a heifer in the Dairy Holding event and placed in the top 12. Sophomore Kyle Coffey competed in the FFA Quiz Contest against 12 other FFA members, and placed second. The small engine team competed and won 1st place overall. Team members were John Bishop (7th place high individual), Justin Brown (5th place high individual), Keaton Renfro (3rd high individual), Austin Allen (2nd high individual), and alternate Jarrett Burke. Sophomore Emily Reynolds did an outstanding job and won five 1st place awards in junior show. As well as reserve grand champion Gelbhvieh heifer, and grand champion bred & owned Gelbhvieh heifer. In open show she received a 1st place, two 2nd place, and a 4th place!  Congratulations to all that competed.

Emily Reynolds

Emily Reynolds with her Reserve Grand Champion Heifer

State Fair 2018

Hope Holbrook competing in the Dairy Holding competition.

State Fair 2018

Kyle Coffey competing in the FFA Quiz contest.

State Fair 2018

Small Engine Team (pictured from left to right) Jarrett Burke, Justin Brown, Austin Allen, John Bishop, and Keaton Renfro.



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