La Porte Future Farmers of America (FFA) members earned top awards at the Youth Expo of Harris County Oct. 26 through 30.
La Porte High School senior Caise Roese had the Grand Champion market lamb at the event. LPHS sophomore Hunter Stewart's steer was a class champion and third place overall market steer. In addition, sophomore Caressa Mumme Burnett placed second in her class with her market hog, and senior Kelsey Gore earned seventh place in her lamb class. Sophomore Katy Walters exhibited her market goat, and junior Cody Haas exhibited his Santa Gertrudis heifer.
Four Junior FFA members competed in the market hog show. Jennie Reid Elementary fifth grader Corey Canales was a class winner and earned fourth place overall. Baker Sixth Grade Campus student Reid Worthington also won his class and was 11th place overall. Rizzuto Elementary fourth grader Rayne Lacombe was fifth in her class, and Jennie Reid fourth grader Cameron Canales was ninth place in his class.
The students are sponsored by LPHS agriculture teachers Amber Campise and Brandon Hein.
"Mr. Hein and I are both very proud of all the FFA members who competed," Campise said. "They represented La Porte well."