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Alabama 4-H/FFA Hog Show Results

The 2008 Alabama 4-H/FFA Hog Show was held January 19 in Montgomery. The following youth were winners at the show.


GRAND CHAMPION: Paxton Peacock of Houston County, pictured with show judge Van Smith of Prattville, showed the Grand Champion hog. This hog was also the winner of Class 9. RESERVE CHAMPION: Paxton Peacock, with Van Smith, also showed the Reserve Champion. This hog was also the winner of Class 8. SHOWMANSHIP WINNERS: Winners in the Senior Showmanship contest, pictured with Van Smith, were from left to right: first place—Christina Turner, Calhoun County; second place— Jessica Amos, Calhoun County; third place— James Paul Bailey, Cherokee County; fourth place—Chase Parton, Calhoun County; and fifth place—Jessica Fleming, Calhoun County.
 
SHOWMANSHIP WINNERS: Winners in the Intermediate Showmanship contest, pictured with Van Smith, were from left to right: first place— Colton Christjohn, Calhoun County; second place—Patrick Andress, Houston County; third place—Stormy Finley, Etowah County; fourth place—Cliff Bailey, Cherokee County; and fifth place—Wiley Bailey, Cherokee County.   SHOWMANSHIP WINNERS: Winners in the Junior Showmanship contest, pictured with Van Smith, were from left to right: first place— Kelly Goneke, Conecuh County; second place— Taylor Blair, Chambers County; third place—Paxton Peacock, Houston County; fourth place—Michael Pettis, Clay County; and fifth place—Coplin Turner, Calhoun County.




Champion Exhibitors were recognized as part of the Alabama 4-H/FFA Market Hog Show. The young person’s placing in showmanship and judging is combined with the placing of two market hogs to get an overall score. Agriknowledge Contest winners are also pictured.

In the Senior Division, Christina Turner, left, of Calhoun County was the Grand Champion Exhibitor, and James Paul Bailey of Cherokee County was the Reserve Champion Exhibitor. Pictured with them far right is Guy Hall of the Alabama Pork Producers who sponsors the award. In the Intermediate Division, Colton Christjohn, left, of Calhoun County was the Grand Champion Exhibitor and Cliff Bailey of Cherokee County was the Reserve Champion Exhibitor. Pictured with them far right is Guy. In the Junior Division, Kelly Goneke, left, of Conecuh County was the Grand Champion Exhibitor and Taylor Blair of ChambersCounty, was the Reserve Champion Exhibitor. Pictured with them far right is Guy Hall.
Winners in the Senior Swine Agriknowledge were from left to right: first place— Jessica Fleming, Calhoun County; second place—Christina Turner, Calhoun County; third place— Jeff Blohm, Calhoun County; fourth place—Jessica Amos, Calhoun County; and fifth place—Brittany Jeffers, Calhoun County. Winners in the Intermediate Swine Agriknowledge were from left to right: first place— Chance Coger, Calhoun County; second place— Colton Christjohn, Calhoun County; third place— Cody Brown, Calhoun County; fourth place— Dalton Stephens, Calhoun County; and fifth place—Stormy Finley, Etowah County. Winners in the Junior Swine Agriknowledge were from left to right: first place— Kelly Goneke, Conecuh County; second place—Taylor Blair, Chambers County; third place—Lelea Hall, Montgomery County; fourth place—Zac Slay, Chambers County and fifth place—Abby Whittington, Montgomery County.