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Pearland ISD Livestock Show, Career Expo celebrates sixth year


Livestock, art and culinary talents took the spotlight during the sixth annual Pearland Independent School District Livestock Show & Career Expo Sept. 14-16.

The hometown show at the Richard L. Wagoner Agricultural Facility gave students an opportunity to show off their career and artistic skills while netting more than $179,300 in auction sales and $18,000 in scholarships.

Grand and reserve champion winners included. . . 

Livestock Competitions:

  • Grand Champion Steer: Zachary Wagoner (Turner College and Career High School)
  • Reserve Champion Steer: Emily Albright (Pearland High School)
  • Grand Champion Swine: Vaughn Gaussiran (TCCHS)
  • Reserve Champion Swine: Cayman Minter (TCCHS)
  • Grand Champion Sheep: Cade Tyra (PHS)
  • Reserve Champion Lamb: Caitlin Gunnin (PHS)
  • Grand Champion Goat: Cade Tyra (PHS)
  • Reserve Champion Goat: Brady Morgan (TCCHS)

Showmanship Competitions:

  • Steer Showmanship Champion: Catherine Morse (TCCHS)
  • Open Cattle Showmanship Champion: Caitlin Gunnin (PHS)
  • Swine Showmanship Champion: Emma Bernal (PHS)
  • Lamb Showmanship Champion: Cade Tyra (PHS)
  • Goat Showmanship Champion: Zachary Wagoner (TCCHS)

Art Competition:

  • Grand Champion: Andrew Aguilar (PHS)
  • Art Reserve Champion: Helen Wang (Dawson High School)


Culinary Competition:

  • Culinary Grand Champion: Emily Tyra (PHS)
  • Culinary Reserve Champion: Isabelle Coiner (TCCHS)

Scholarship Winners:

  • Expo Art: Donna Liu (DHS)
  • Expo Culinary: Katie Madden (PHS)
  • Expo Livestock: Dominic Carrillo (DHS)
  • Roddy Ordeneaux Family Scholarship: Carrington Wilson (TCCHS)
  • Dick Wagoner Family Scholarship: Hailey Knight (PHS)
  • O’Day Family Scholarship: Brady Morgan (TCCHS)
  • Patro Family Scholarship: Gabe Zepeda (TCCHS)