The Huntsville Item, Huntsville, TX

Local News

March 30, 2010

New Waverly FFA sweeps top awards in Supervised Projects

HUNTSVILLE — Ten members of the New Waverly High School FFA swept the top two honors in the Supervised Projects category Monday afternoon at the 32nd annual Walker County Fair.

They won the Best of Show or grand champion banner for a 10-foot bumper pull utility trailer and Best of Show runner-up or reserve grand champion for the construction of a three-quarter ton pickup truck flatbed.

The 10 members are Cahill Kolb, Darron Kerr, Cody McKown, Preston Humphreys, Chris Chisum, Ethan Abbott, Jordan Davis, Kolten Snoe, Garrett Drilling and Bernard Murphy.

All 10 worked on both projects.

Clint Wilson and Amy Wood are the CAT teachers at New Waverly High School.

Best record book honors went to Huntsville FFA members Randi Crapitto, James Crapitto and Castyn Bohan.

 Gary Evans is the CAT teacher at Huntsville High School.

Supervised Projects chair Billy Harrell said all 14 projects entered received blue ribbons, which rarely happens.

Harrell said the projects were detailed and showed excellent workmanship.

“They exhibited their projects well,” he said of the 27 students who entered the 14 projects. “They did a good job of presentation, demonstrated skills and we never had quality projects this deep before.”

Division winners in the Supervised Projects show were:

• Truck accessories — 1, three-quarter ton pickup flatbed, David Blunt, Preston Humphreys, Bernard Murphy; 2, Chevrolet pickup front bumper, Garrett Drilling, Darron Kerr, all New Waverly FFA.

• Woodworking outdoors — 1, porch chairs, Colton Currier, Huntsville FFA; 2, picnic table, Caitlin Wilson, Huntsville FFA.

• Woodworking indoors — 1, serving bar, Padyn Knapp, Huntsville FFA.

• Ag equipment — 1, box blade, Randi Crapitto, James Crapitto, Castyn Bohan; 2, 3-point tractor hitch, Ruben Martinez, Chris Coker, Huntsville FFA.

• Trailers — 1, 10-foot bumper pull, Ethan Abbott, Darron Kerr, Cahill Kolb, New Waverly FFA; 2, 16-foot trailer, Dalton Davis, Brandon Cotton, Robert Clipper, Nelson Janes, Megan Gary, New Waverly FFA.

• Portabel barbecue pits — 1, trailer barbecue pit, Colton Barber, Huntsville FFA.

• Barbecue — 1, Steak grill, Matthew McKenzie, Huntsville FFA.

• Metal working — 1, saddle rack, Renee Abbott, Sara Bartee, Ashley Hickman, New Waverly FFA.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • HISD approves pay raise for teachers

    The HISD Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new compensation plan that will raise the starting teacher salary from $36,000 to $39,000 during a board meeting on Tuesday night.

    April 16, 2014

  • Robbery suspect back in jail

    A Huntsville man who is accused of taking part in a pair of home invasion robberies last year is back in the Walker County Jail after missing a court date.

    April 16, 2014

  • Council hears, discusses options for city signage

    The Huntsville City Council has a lot to think about after Tuesday’s workshop and subsequent city council meeting.

    April 16, 2014

  • City on track to have new budget surplus

    Huntsville Finance Director Steve Ritter presented council with a “30,000-foot” view of the budget so far this year — and things are looking good, he said.

    April 16, 2014

  • Council hears, discusses options for city signage

    The Huntsville City Council has a lot to think about after Tuesday’s workshop and subsequent city council meeting.

    April 16, 2014

  • Digitalk: 3-D printing will soon pave the way

    When I was lucky enough to go to Beirut, Lebanon, I went with the Global Center for Journalism and Democracy to give a workshop to journalists from all over the world on how to report on international justice.

    April 16, 2014

  • 4-16 Prom1.jpg Huntsville High School students party at prom night 2014

    ‘Prom is a group effort. It wouldn’t have gotten done without all the help. We had amazing assistance from the students at SHSU.’
    — Bayley Stockwell, senior class treasurer

    April 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • 4-16 Trainers.jpg Athletic trainers provide backbone to teams

    From scoring touchdowns, shooting hoops and spiking balls, Hornets are a force to be reckoned with. One team, however, is content with their work behind the scenes and on the sidelines.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ruffin' It

    The knock was loud and authoritative and persistent, so, still fully dressed from the trip up, I slid off the bed and parted the curtain and beheld before my motel door, brethren and sistren, two massive men clad in western wear, from black pointed-toe boots to white cowboy hats, and they were wearing badges. One was a shade taller than the other, and both of them were glancing left and right.

    April 16, 2014

  • Students learn life lessons at fair

    From carnival rides and delicious food to the projects shown by local kids in the county, there is something for everyone to at the Walker County Fair.

    April 16, 2014

Photos


House Ads
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Facebook
AP Video
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide