Several North Escambia Students Win Big At Annual 4-H Livestock Show

April 21, 2008

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Amber Estes, a home-schooled 4-H member from McDavid, won the Grand Champion Market Steer award in this weekend’s GCA and NRA Spring Livestock Show. She was awarded the Northwest Florida Cattleman’s Association Trophy.

Awards went to several other North Escambia students as they joined students from across Escambia and Santa Rosa county areas at the annual livestock show at the Langley Bell 4-H Center this weekend.

Allie Vidak (pictured bottom of page) of Molino won Grand Champion and Senior Showmanship awards with her goats.

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T.J. Gardner (pictured above) , a senior FFA member at Northview High School, won Best of Show with his chickens.

Kellie Gindl (pictured above), daughter of Bobby Gindl who teaches at Ernest Ward Middle School, won Grand Champion with her hog ‘Rocky’ in the market hog show. Her hog weighed in at 305 pounds and sold to Butler Auto Recyclers. Kellie is president of the Barrineau Park 4-H Club and attends Tate High School as a junior.

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Pictured above: Ashley Cunningham, a student at Ernest Ward Middle School, and Donald Cunningham, a student at Pensacola Christian, placed in their respective divisions.


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Tyler Hester (pictured above), Ernest Ward Middle School FFA member, placed second with his steer.

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Another photo of Amber Estes (pictured above), who was awarded the Northwest Florida Cattleman’s Association Trophy.

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Brook Schlobohm (pictured above) from Northview High School with her goat.

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Maigan Brown (pictured above), Tate High School senior, was awarded blue ribbons as Overall Supreme Champion and for Senior Showmanship.

The show was sponsored by the Gulf Coast Agricultural and Natural Resources Association.

Pictured below: Allie Vidak of Molino won Grand Champion and Senior Showmanship awards with her goats.. Scroll down for more photos. Most photos on this page can be clicked to enlarge. Submitted photos by Rikki Vidak and Tess Estes.

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