BLACKSBURG, Va., Feb. 17, 2015 – The Rockingham County 4-H Livestock Judging Team took first high team overall among 25 other teams in the National Western Invitational Livestock Judging Contest in Denver, Colorado, last month.
The team placed second in sheep, fifth in swine, and third in beef.
The four-member team included:
- Caley Ellington of Linville, Virginia;
- Bailey Carpenter of Mt. Crawford, Virginia;
- MaKalyn Nesselrodt of Harrisonburg, Virginia; and
- Hannah Craun of Bridgewater, Virginia.
In the individual competition, Ellington placed third overall and Nesselrodt placed ninth overall.