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KLEIN, Texas – It was another record setting year for the Klein ISD FFA Livestock & Project Show that took place last week at the Klein ISD Multipurpose Center. This year, 547 students presented more than 700 projects including animals, floral arrangements, horticulture projects and science projects.

“We would like to say a special thanks to our supporters and the Klein community for coming out and supporting these students,” said CTE coordinator Dennis Pierce. “Without their support and dedication, the show would not be possible.”

Overall, show proceeds totaled $405,320. A new record was set for the grand champion horticulture project by Klein High student Michael Klein which sold to Spring Klein RV, Boat and Trailer Storage for $4,500.

This year also featured another record-setting feat when Klein Collins freshman Amanda Smee took home Grand Champion steer, heifer and broiler. Her broiler and steer earned her more than $10,000 in the auction.

“I’ve been participating in FFA and 4H since I was in third-grade,” said Smee. “I’ve been waiting to show in Klein ISD for a while so I figured, my first year I better start with a bang.”

 

Congratulations to all students on the projects and to the following Grand Champions:

 

Class Student School
Grand Champion Floral Design Caitlyn Cooper Klein High
Grand Champion Fryer Rabbits Emily Tracy Klein High
Grand Champion Broilers Amanda Smee Klein Collins
Grand Champion Turkey Nolan Kiefer Klein High
Grand Champion Lamb Hannah Tipton Klein Collins
Grand Champion Goat Ashlan Orr Klein High
Grand Champion Swine Mikayla Harrold Klein High
Grand Champion Horticulture Michael Klein Klein High
Grand Champion Steer Amanda Smee Klein Collins
Grand Champion Breeding Beef Amanda Smee Klein Collins
Grand Champion Breeding Rabbits Reed Darbonne Klein Oak
Grand Champion Ag Mechanics William Chambers Klein Collins
Grand Champion SAEP Taylor Bryan Klein High

 

Class Student School
Reserve Champion Floral Design Danely Gonzalez Klein Forest
Reserve Champion Fryer Rabbits Taylor Stout Klein High
Reserve Champion Broilers Bailey Albert Klein High
Reserve Champion Turkey Soleil Rojas Klein Forest
Reserve Champion Lamb Madison Towery Klein Collins
Reserve Champion Goat Lexi Orgill Klein High
Reserve Champion Swine Maya Fernandez Klein Forest
Reserve Champion Horticulture Sarah Gilbert Klein Oak
Reserve Champion Steer Ashley Dibbs Klein High
Reserve Champion Breeding Beef Kayleigh Kell Klein High
Reserve Champion Breeding Rabbits Taylor Traynor Klein High
Reserve Champion Ag Mechanics Garrett Werner Klein High
Reserve Champion SAEP Nolan Kiefer Klein High