By Melissa McCaghren
Months of hard work, careful raising and training were put to the test Saturday (Jan. 11) as Slaton FFA students participated in the annual Slaton Livestock Show.
A total of five steers, five heifers, three goats, four sheep and 66 swine were shown. A live and silent action was also conducted.
Grand champion winners were Kelsea Crow (steer), Jesse Salazar (goat), Alexa Gaydos (sheep), Clara Davis (heifer) and Grant Schilling (swine).
Reserve champions were Bryson Boyd (steer), Slazar (goat), Kim Henderson (sheep), Ella Newton (heifer) and Schilling (swine).
Participants include Bryson Gary, Dallan Calfin, Isabella Guzman, G. Schilling, Koleson Schilling, Tatum Westbrook, Payce Potts, Micah Lusk, Kenon Diaz, Cason Brown, Molly Garcia, Harper Hargrave, Kyle Murphy, Taylie McLinsky, Kinsley Jones, Kaylee Creager, Ryan Stone, Trent Wright, Brayden Brown, Rachyl Kitten, Henderson, Gaydos, Dausyn Claborn, Dagon Parker, Salazar, Crow, Jayden Jones, Layni Claborn, Gabriella Guzman, Hunter Whitehead, Payton Potts, Davis, Boyd, E. Newton, Dean Newton, Mary Jo Parker and Chloe Griffith. Judge for the event was Clay Burson.