La Porte ISD Future Farmers of America members brought home numerous awards from the Youth Expo of Harris County Oct. 18 through 20 at the Humble Civic Center.
On Thursday, Oct. 18, five of the La Porte FFA members showed pigs that they raised this summer. Junior FFA member Hunter Horn placed first in his class and made auction, and La Porte High School senior Lindsey Green placed second in her class. Senior Marina Schneider placed second in her class and finished eighth overall in the auction. Senior Megan Bibby was fifth in her class, and junior Danielle Horn was fifth in her class and made the live auction.
In addition, three FFA members participated in the Steer Show on Thursday. Junior Bianca Arevalo was second in her class and 11th overall in the live auction. Junior Hunter Stewart was ninth in his class, and junior Mason Paskey was fifth in his class. Senior Cody Haas showed his heifer as well, taking fourth place in his class.
On Oct. 19, Junior FFA member Cameron Canales exhibited his market goat, earning first in his class and eighth overall in the auction. Junior Andy Canales placed eighth in his class with his lamb. In the broiler show, Junior FFA member Michael Fitzpatrick exhibited a pen of chickens.
"The auction on Saturday had a nice turn-out, and La Porte FFA members represented our school and community well," said Amber Campise, FFA sponsor.