FFA Continues Excellence in Fall Competitions

On Nov. 12, the McNeil FFA competed in the CenTex District LDE Contest, with several members advancing to area based on their performance.

Catherine Caprio won Senior Creed Speaking and will advance to Area competition.

The Senior Chapter Conducting also placed first, advancing to Area. Team members are: Hannah Karbula, Alyssa Johnston, Julia Freundenburger, Michelle Serratos, Garret Grose, Matt Romere, Caprio and Thomas Ingham.

Coming in third place was the Junior Chapter Conducting team. Team members are: Silvia Barajas, Sarah Frazier, Emily Hall, Kaitlyn Hart, Marina Kott, Nicole Schiller, Emily Tanner, Sandra Theiss.

Bridgette Sullivan placed eighth in Junior Creed Speaking.

At the annual RRISD Livestock Show Nov. 17 at the McNeil Farm facility, McNeil, Stony Point, and Round Rock 4-H students competed with their animals.

The results are as follows:


Grand Champion Pig – Danielle LeBlanc, McNeil FFA

Reserve Champion Pig – Nick Smith, Stony Point FFA

Grand Champion Pig Showman – Julia Freudenburger, McNeil FFA

Reserve Champion Showman – Michelle Serratos, McNeil FFA


Grand Champion Lamb – Anahi Yanez, McNeil FFA

Reserve Champion Lamb – Hannah Hardwick, McNeil FFA

Grand Champion Lamb Showman – Jenny Bean, McNeil FFA

Reserve Champion Lamb Showman – Anahi Yanez, McNeil FFA


Grand Champion Goat – Derek Delacruz, McNeil FFA

Reserve Champion Goat – Jenny Bean, McNeil FFA

Grand Champion Goat Showman – Derek Delacruz, McNeil FFA

Reserve Champion Goat Showman – Emily Kaderka, McNeil FFA


Reserve Champion Steer – Jana Kiefer, McNeil FFA

Grand Champion Steer Showman – Jana Kiefer, McNeil FFA