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Results of State Fall Judging

Oct 19, 2018


Justin Crowe, Extension Specialist

State 4-H Fall Judging Day was held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at the University of Tennessee agriculture campus in Knoxville. A total of 43 teams representing 31 counties gathered to compete in four judging events and outdoor meat cookery. The results are as follows:

CONSUMER DECISION MAKING

High Individuals (overall):

  • Kailee Shores, Coffee County
  • Chloe Weaver, Knox County
  • Zachary Goad, Macon County
  • Hannah Freeland, Knox County

Winning Team:

Knox County’s team placed first. Members of the winning team included Chelsea Davis, Hannah Freeland, Lydia McCurdy and Chloe Weaver. Holly Nehls was the teams coach and Holly McMahan was the Knox County 4-H agent. The team qualifies to represent Tennessee at the Western National 4-H Roundup in Denver, Colorado in January 2019.

Results of State Fall Judging
High Individual

Other Teams Competing:

Other teams competing in Consumer Decision Making included (in Alphabetical Order):

  • Bedford County
  • Bradley County
  • Coffee County
  • Crockett County
  • Hardeman
  • Hawkins County
  • Lauderdale County
  • Macon County
  • Madison County
  • Robertson county
  • Washington County
Results of State Fall Judging
Knox County Consumer Decision Making Team

High Individuals (overall):

  • Katie Mays, Clay County
  • Chris Brannon, Monroe County
  • Nikki Lawrence, Monroe County
  • Nathaiel Wilson, Madison County

Winning Team:

The winning team was Monroe County. Members of the winning team included Chris Brannon, Nikki Lawrence, Lila McConkey. The team was coached by their 4-H agent, Rebecca Layman. The team qualifies for an educational tour. The high individual receives a scholarship.

Other Teams Competing:

Other teams competing in Dairy Products included (in alphabetical order):

  • Madison County
  • Robertson County
  • Tipton County
DAIRY PRODUCTS JUDGING - Monroe County Dairy Products Judging Team
Monroe County Dairy Products Judging Team
DAIRY PRODUCTS JUDGING - High Individual, Dairy Products
High Individual, Dairy Products

High Individuals (overall):

  • Carrie Goodrum, McNairy County
  • Josh Griffith, Knox County
  • Zack Yeary, Claiborne County
  • Hannah Bernhardt, Putnam County

Winning Team:

The winning team was McNairy County. Members of the winning team included Faith Collins, Carrie Goodrum, Samuel Harrelson and Olivia Young The team was coached by their 4-H agent, Julie Harstin. The team qualifies to represent Tennessee at the National 4-H Forestry Invitational in West Virginia in 2019.

Other Teams Competing:

Other teams competing in Forestry included (in alphabetical order):

  • Carroll County
  • Carter County
  • Claiborne County
  • Hardin County
  • Knox County
  • Moore County
  • Putnam County
  • Robertson County
  • Sequatchie County
  • Shelby County
Forestry Judging - McNairy County Forestry Judging Team
McNairy County Forestry Judging Team
Forestry Judging - High Individual, Forestry Judging
High Individual, Forestry Judging

High Individuals (overall):

  • Hunter Leslie, Bradley County**
  • Christopher Ethan Creech, Knox County
  • Madison Rowland, Tipton County
  • Portia Sauerhoefer, Knox County

High Individual in Production: Halee Kazy, Bradley County

High Individual in Market Products: Christopher Ethan Creech, Knox County

Winning Team:

Knox County took top honors and qualifies to represent Tennessee at the National 4-H Poultry Judging Contest in Louisville, Kentucky in November 2018. Members of the winning team included Lane Michael Atchley, Christopher Ethan Creech, Portia Sauerhoefer and Kendra Lynn Sellers. The team was coached by Danny Bullington and the 4-H agent was Sharon Davis.

Other Teams Competing:

Other teams competing in Poultry included (in alphabetical order):

  • Anderson County
  • Bradley County
  • Cannon County
  • DeKalb County
  • Knox County
  • Macon County
  • Tipton County
Poultry Judging - Knox County Poultry Judging Team
Knox County Poultry Judging Team

**High Individual was unavailable for pictures.

High Individual Beef: McKale Baltz, Hickman County
High Individual Lamb:  Tyson Warner, Warren County
High Individual Pork:  Jordan Redmon, Morgan County

The top two individual in the poultry division can compete at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference in Louisville, Kentucky in November of this year.

High Individual in Poultry: Matt White, Clay County
2nd High Individual in Poultry: Katie Harrison, Hancock County

Winning Team:

Congratulations is extended to DeKalb County for placing first in team rankings for the Outdoor Meat Cookery event. The team was coached by Johnny Barnes, Agent and County Director.

Members of the winning team included Clayton Crook, Creston Bain, Lily Martin and Hailey Bogle.

Other Teams Competing:

Other teams competing in Outdoor Meat Cookery included (in alphabetical order):

  • Clay County
  • Hancock County
  • Hardin County
  • Henry County
  • Loudon County
  • Morgan County
  • Warren County
Outdoor Meat Cookery
Outdoor Meat Cookery - DeKalb County Outdoor Meat Cookery Team
DeKalb County Outdoor Meat Cookery Team
Outdoor Meat Cookery - High Individuals for Outdoor Meat Cookery
High Individuals for Outdoor Meat Cookery