PISD Students Showcase their Talents

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From the arena to the kitchen, Pearland Independent School District students showcased their diverse talents Sept. 18-20 at the Livestock Show & Career Expo, bringing in the highest auction total yet.

During the third annual expo, students not only exhibited livestock but also displayed art and prepared culinary items for judging at the Richard L. Wagoner Agricultural Facility.

The auction brought in approximately $150,000 this year. In addition to auction sales, the event raised $8,500 for scholarships.

Grand and reserve champion winners include…

Showmanship Competitions:

• Daniel Newcomb (Dawson High School): Grand Champion Steer

• Payton Albright (Pearland High School): Reserve Champion Steer

• Samantha Lucas (PHS): Grand Champion Swine

• Caitlyn Salmons (PHS): Reserve Champion Swine

• John Brady Morgan (Turner College & Career High School): Grand Champion Lamb

• Aimee Campos (PHS): Reserve Champion Lamb

• Alexis Wagoner (TCCHS): Grand Champion Goat

• Casey Hunt (PHS): Reserve Champion Goat

• Anna Woodruff (PHS): Open Cattle Showmanship Champion

• Payton Long (TCCHS): Swine Showmanship Champion

• Caitlyn Massey (PHS): Sheep Showmanship Champion

• Casey Hunt (PHS): Goat Showmanship Champion

• Brent Garner (TCCHS): Steer Showmanship Champion

Art Competition:

• Sijia Song (DHS): Visual Art Grand Champion

• Latisha Salsman (DHS): Visual Art Reserve Champion

Culinary Competition:

• Elizabeth Greer (TCCHS): Culinary Grand Champion

• Daniel Ridgway (DHS): Culinary Reserve Champion

Scholarship Winners:

• Angela Swindull (TCCHS): Roddy Ordeneaux Agricultural Scholarship

• Bailie Romans (PHS): Hard Luck Award (presented by Got Car Rentals and Farm Bureau Insurance)

• Braxton Wood (TCCHS): Hard Luck Award (presented by Wagoner family)

• Brent Garner (TCCHS): David L. Smith Family Agricultural Scholarship

• Brian Paul (DHS): Culinary Scholarship

• Cassandra Salmons (PHS): O’Day Family Scholarship

• Cydney White (DHS): Art Scholarship

• Elizabeth Greer (TCCHS): Wagoner Family Scholarship

• Hannah Zapalac (TCCHS): Agricultural Scholarship

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