HARRISBURG, Pa. — Ohio State University and Indiana FFA claimed the top honors during the Keystone International Livestock Exposition Collegiate and Junior Livestock Judging contests on Oct. 5 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Exposition Center in Harrisburg.
Ohio State University placed in the top five for cattle, swine, sheep and reasons categories scoring 4,705 points. Team members included Emily Limes, Duane Shawk, Juston Bachman, Adam Fennig, Megan Moorman, Paige Guenther, Rebecca Wallen and coach Kyle Culp.
Indiana FFA was the highest scoring junior team with 2,460 points. The team was Matt Marion, Shelby Benell, Kelly Dressler and Megan Marion. The team had high scores in swine and reasons.
Emily Limes, a member of the winning Ohio State University team, received the top individual award for the collegiate contest by scoring 963 points.
Levi Stephenson, a member of the second highest team, Kentucky 4-H, earned top individual honors for the junior contest by scoring 832 points.
There were 22 collegiate, 4-H and FFA teams with 107 members. They judged classes of cattle, swine and sheep and presented reasons.