Shepherd FFA excelled in Leadership Development Events last week at the Sam Houston District Contest.
Students competed in 13 different events and brought home five banners.
In addition, Shepherd FFA was represented for the first time ever with a Spanish Creed Speaker, and she placed third in the event.
•Senior Creed Speaker — first place and advanced to Area — Thomas Barton
•Junior Spanish Creed Speaker — third place — Julissa Mayorga
•Senior Farm Skills — fifth place — Landon Robbins, Rhys Brown, Keith Owens, Jordan Cutaia
•Junior Farm Skills — sixth place — Bryson Goodman, Koby Cheek, Jagan Aguliar
•Junior Chapter Conducting — sixth place — Alex Orazco, Kylee Tomias, James Hansford, Layla Howton, Leah Phillips, Haley Angel, Hunter Goodman
•Agriculture Issues — eighth place — Samahra Aguliar, Cacee Harper, Alexis Weise
•Senior Chapter Conducting — 10th place — Garrit Burton, Thomas Barton, Bethany Hassler, Mason Palazzo, Krysten Neal, Tangela Yates, Paisley Armstrong
•Job Interview — 11th place — Baylee Windt
•Agriculture Advocacy — 11th place — Jeanna Roberts, Samahra Aguliar, Ronnie Charles, Thomas Arrington
•Senior Quiz — 13th place — Jasmine Skinner, Abigail Lopez, Ellena Claywell, Kaitlyn Gallmeier
•Junior Quiz — 16th place — Kylee Tobias, Charlie Hoffert, Julissa Mayorga, Isabela Gonzales
•Junior Creed — 16th place — Carys Brown
•Radio Broadcasting — 18th place — Garrit Burton, Tangela Yates, Lori Schoppe