Three Zachary High students — Samantha Bankston, Hunter Heinrich and Garrett Wood — recently participated in the East Baton Rouge Parish Livestock show, district and state shows.
All three are students of Melissa Brumbaugh, Zachary High’s agriscience teacher and the Future Farmers of America adviser.
Bankston and Heinrich exhibited their goat projects, while Wood showed his beef cattle.
At the parish show Jan. 22-23, Bankston won second place in the purebred doe category and second place senior showman.
Heinrich won the Reserve Grand Champion Commercial Doe award, Grand Champion Percentage Doe honor and first place in the senior showman contest.
Wood won Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion in the Brahman exhibition.
At the district livestock show Feb. 4-7 in Gonzales, Bankston placed second in showmanship and 11th in Commercial Doe; Heinrich placed fourth in the 16-year-old showmanship division, won Grand Champion Louisiana-bred Purebred Doe and Reserve Champion Louisiana-bred Percentage Doe; and Wood won Champion Braford Heifer, Reserve Champion Braford Heifer, Champion Louisiana-bred Braford Heifer and Reserve Champion Louisiana-bred Braford Heifer.
At the state livestock Show Feb. 14-21, Bankston placed sixth in the 15-year-old showmanship division, 10th in Purebred Doe, 10th place in Louisiana-bred Purebred Doe, seventh in commercial doe and fifth in Louisiana-bred Commercial Doe.
Heinrich won first place the Aged Percentage Doe category, first place Louisiana-bred Aged Percentage Doe, fourth place Purebred Doe, second place Louisiana-bred Purebred Doe and third place Louisiana-bred Purebred Doe.
Wood won second and fourth places for his Braford Heifer.