Grand Champions Named In Annual Livestock Show (With Photo Gallery)

April 7, 2013

The 20th annual Gulf Coast Agricultural & Natural Resources Association Livestock Spring Show was held  Saturday at the Langley Bell 4-H Center on West Nine Mile Road.

The show provided an opportunity for local 4-H and FFA members to show their steers, swine, goats, lambs, heifers, rabbits and poultry. In addition, many of the steers and swine in the program were auctioned off.

Coming Monday: Saturday’s 20th anniversary livestock show will be the last at the Langley Bell 4-H Center after the property  was sold to Navy Federal Credit Union. We’ll update you on the search for a new 4-H facility.

This year’s Grand Champion Steer was exhibited by Donald Cunningham. Donald, age 15, is a member of the Barrineau Park 4-H Club. In addition to showing steers, he enjoys swimming, NJROTC, basketball, football, working and being a Boy Scout. He is the son of Lewe and Beth Cunningham. He attends Pace High School. His Grand Champion Steer sold at auction to Dr. Tom Lampone for $3.50 per pound.

The Reserve Grand Champion was exhibited by Ashley Cunningham, a 17-year old Northview High School Student and member of the Northview FFA.  Ashley is the daughter of Andy and Christina Cunningham. She is a Northview High cheerleader and a member of the Northview Dance Teams. Her hobbies include bowling, playing tennis, showing cattle, and volunteering at the Century Care Center.

For a photo gallery, click here.

Other winners Saturday included:

Beef Breeding Registered:

  • Grand Champion: Willow Foxworth
  • Reserve Grand Champion: Tyler Simmons

Beef Breeding Commercial:

  • Grand Champion:  Austin Cunningham

Beef Breeding Registered and Commercial

  • Supreme Grand Champion: Willow Foxworth
  • Reserve Supreme Grand Champion: Tyler Simmons


  • Grand Champion: Patra Miller
  • Reserve Grand Champion: Whitney Patterson

Patra Miller’s Grand Champion Swine sold to Mike Johnson for $5 per pound.

Meat Breeding Goats:

  • Grand Champion: Izzy Kent

Dairy Goats

  • Grand Champion: Virginia Montgomery
  • Reserve: Madison Fendley


  • Grand Champion: Jessica Baldwin


  • Best in Show: Donnie Dixon
  • Reserve Best in Show: Ethan Thorne


  • Best in Show:  Joshua McLamb
  • Reserve Best in Show: Ami Rodgers

The 20th annual Gulf Coast Agricultural & Natural Resources Association Livestock Spring Show was sponsored in part by

Complete results were not available Saturday night. anticipates receiving complete results for publication later this week.

Pictured top: Donald Cunningham. Pictured top inset: Ashley Cunningham. photos, click to enlarge.


2 Responses to “Grand Champions Named In Annual Livestock Show (With Photo Gallery)”

  1. sarah crumpton on April 9th, 2013 5:48 pm

    Have watched these children parents and grandparents working the steers every saturday for weeks getting ready to show. Hard work pays off !

  2. Frank on April 7th, 2013 2:36 pm

    Great job, glad to see there are still some “GOOD KIDS” out there!, …Keep up there good work guy & gals!

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