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Livestock Show, Career Expo celebrates seventh year

      Livestock, art and culinary talents took the spotlight during the seventh annual Pearland Independent School District Livestock Show & Career Expo Sept. 13-15.

      Courtesy of: Devin Sisk Photography 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 $196,000 in auction sales and $27,000 in scholarships.

      Grand and reserve grand champion winners included. . . .

Livestock Competitions:

  • Grand Champion Steer: Reagan DeBorde (Pearland High School)
  • Reserve Grand Champion Steer: Emily Albright (PHS)
  • Grand Champion Swine: Matthew Sandoval (PHS)
  • Reserve Grand Champion Swine: Mikayla Plummer (Turner College & Career High School)
  • Grand Champion Lamb: Caitlin Gunnin (PHS)
  • Reserve Grand Champion Lamb: Nicole Coker (Dawson High School)
  • Grand Champion Goat: Zachary Wagoner (TCCHS)
  • Reserve Grand Champion Goat: Alaina Scott (PHS)

Visual Arts

Showmanship Competitions:

  • Steer Showmanship Champion: Caitlin Gunnin (PHS)
  • Open Cattle Showmanship Champion: Zachary Wagoner (TCCHS)
  • Swine Showmanship Champion: Hollie Berg (TCCHS)
  • Lamb Showmanship Champion: Caitlin Gunnin (PHS)
  • Goat Showmanship Champion: Emily Kinane (PHS)

Art Competition:

  • Art Grand Champion: Nadhisha Edward (DHS)
  • Art Reserve Grand Champion: Katie Gu (DHS)

Culinary Competition:

  • Culinary Grand Champion: Haylie Nichole Hecox (TCCHS)
  • Culinary Reserve Grand Champion: Bailee Anderson (DHS)

Scholarship Winners:

  • Expo Art: Katie Gu (DHS)
  • Expo Culinary: Kaitlynn Crowston (TCCHS)
  • Expo Livestock: Kathryn Coker (DHS)
  • Roddy Ordeneaux Family Scholarship: Cassidi Corl (TCCHS)
  • Dick Wagoner Family Scholarship: Caitlin Gunnin (PHS)
  • O’Day Family Scholarship: Zachary Wagoner (TCCHS)
  • Patro Family Scholarship: Stacey Gillis (TCCHS)
  • Bossley Family and Phillips 66 Scholarship: Hollie Berg (TCCHS)
  • Kim and Jerry Koza, Jr. Family Scholarship: Natalie Gonzalez (DHS)
  • Carrillo Family Scholarship: Leah Stiles (TCCHS)
  • Joe Koza Family Scholarship: Jill Brady (DHS)