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Crosby students take three Grand Champions at HLSR

HOUSTON– Three Crosby students were Grand Champions at this year’s Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Teague Schexnayder, Andrew Horacefield for Grand Champion Turkey and Austin Eilers (in the second grade) for grand Champion Rabbits were great representation at the worlds’ largest livestock show for Crosby along with Tyler Thomas who was fourth in Container Horticulture.

Teaque Schexnayder had the first catch in the calf scramble.

Teaque ended up winning the Tom Glazier First Catch Award and received a belt buckle and $1500 dollars to buy a calf for the 2014 HLSR. He was required to have 2 essays, a backdrop, monthly reports, and a scrapbook. In the Calf scramble Teaque received several awards such as: -Tom Glazier First Catch Award with a belt buckle and $1500 -Good herdsman first place ribbon and $100-Scrapbook honorable mention $50 -Stall display honorable mention $50 -Breed essay 4th place $125 -First in Class $250 -overall supreme scrambler 2nd place with a belt buckle -Division Champion with a belt buckle, banner, and $300-Grand Champion calf scramble steer with a belt buckle, $750, and banner.

After winning Grand Champion calf scramble steer Teaque went on to the market steer show. Teaque places 9th in class and went on to the auction to make $7900.

Other winners are Tyler Thomas won 4th place Container Plant Horticulture project HLSR out of 75 entries. He also placed 3rd Rabbits place out of 153 pens. Tyler Thomas 5th Jr. FFA

Andrew Horacefield wins Grand Champion Turkey with a bid of $115,000.