Four RBC members earn recognition at Colorado State Fair

The Rio Blanco County 4-H Livestock Judging Team was third place overall junior team at the 68th annual Gunnison County Stockgrowers 4-H Livestock Judging contest. In the back row, from left, are: Kacie Lapp, Jilli Bumgardner, Samantha Lapp (third high individual) and Ty Dunham. In the front row, from left, are: Kenzie Turner (eighth high individual), Macy Collins (ninth high individual), Marryn Shults, Shauna Lapp, Hayden Shults (high individual in the Boogie Division at the annual Gunnison Dance), and Madi Shults (fifth high individual). For the second consecutive year, the junior team won the reserve champion cash prize awarded by the TRA and Gunnison County 4-H Livestock Judging clubs.

The Rio Blanco County 4-H Livestock Judging Team was third place overall junior team at the 68th annual Gunnison County Stockgrowers 4-H Livestock Judging contest. In the back row, from left, are: Kacie Lapp, Jilli Bumgardner, Samantha Lapp (third high individual) and Ty Dunham. In the front row, from left,

4-H Livestock Team ends successful season

The Rio Blanco County 
4-H Livestock Judging Team concluded its season last weekend at the 67th Annual Gunnison County Stockgrowers’ Judging Contest. The team finished third place in overall senior team and in overall junior team. Members of the teams are, front row, from left, Marryn Shults, Kenzie Turner, Tannen Kennedy, Cole Rogers and Macy Collins; middle row, from left, Kacey Lapp, Maclaine Shults, Madi Shults and Samantha Lapp; back row, from left, Ty Dunham, Clay Anderson and team leader Clint Shults. Not pictured is Sam Baylie.

RBC I The Rio Blanco County 4-H Livestock Judging Team competed in 11 contests in 2013, put three members on the Colorado State 4-H All-State Livestock Judging Teams and won at least one national trip to the Western National Round-Up FFA Livestock Judging contest in January.

RBC Jr. 4-H Livestock judging teams win Weld County

Members of the RBC 4H Judging Team (left to right): Sam Baylie, Serena Goedert, Macy Collins, Marryn Shults, Mary Baylie, Faith Goedert, Kenzie Turner, Madi Shults. (Not pictured: Maclaine Shults, who was texting or something else more important.)

RBC I The RBC 4-H judging team members went to Greeley and spent Mother’s Day weekend judging livestock. They made the most of it and won the prestigious Weld County Invitational, beating 14 other teams.

RBC 4-H judging team goes to Nashville

Members of the Rio Blanco 4-H Livestock Judging Team represented Rio Blanco County recently in Nashville at the NCBA convention. (Left to right) Sam Baylie, Landon Mecham, Madison Shults, Kaylee Mecham, Layne Mecham and Maclaine Shults.

RBC I Thanks to generous support from EnCana, a delegation of 4-H judging kids represented Rio Blanco County recently in Nashville, Tenn., at the NCBA convention.