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    Mason Tessmann, 8th grader at Nordheim ISD, exhibited the Grand Champion steer at the Nordheim Stock Show on Saturday, January 25. The steer weighed 1,200 lbs. and sold for $6.0 lb. Buckle Sponsors are Ray Leister, Leister Farm Arlen Leister, Leister Wild Game Processing; Buyers are Connie Imes - Citizens Bank, Massey Funeral Home, Gary and Charlene Butler, Gordon Reynolds - Billie Reynolds, Nordheim FFA Fundraisers and T4 Cattle Company. Photos by Allison Flores/Yorktown News-View
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    Auctioneer Gary Jarzombek speaks to the crowd at the Nordheim FFA Stock Show on Saturday, Jan. 25.
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    Nordheim junior, Jason Guinn shows his grand champion hog during the Nordheim FFA Stock Show on Saturday, Jan. 25.

Nordheim FFA Stock Show and Sale totals $148,616

By Allison Flores

Yorktown News-View

Scattered showers didn’t put a damper on the 2020 Nordheim FFA Stock Show & Sale on Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Nordheim show barn. This year, the sale totaled $119,419.50 with additional “bumps” totaling $29,196.50, bringing a total of $148,616.0. Auctioneer Gary Jarzombek was happily present in the ring once again, and led the sale in the right direction.

Mason Tessmann, 8th grader at Nordheim ISD, exhibited the Grand Champion steer; the steer weighed 1,200 lbs., and sold for $6.0 lb Jason Guinn, 11th grader at Nordheim ISD and FFA President, exhibited the Grand Champion hog at the Nordheim Stock Show; it sold for $3,400.

Allison Johnson, 4th grader at Nordheim ISD, sold her Grand Champion lamb for $4,000 and Ryan Schuenemann, 10th grader at Nordheim ISD, sold his Grand Champion goat for $5,000; Schuenemann also exhibited the Reserve Champion goat, which sold for $4,200.

The 2019-2020 Nordheim FFA officers are Jason Guinn, President, Zaddie Garcia, Vice President, Jeremy Phillips, Secretary, Chastity Garcia, Treasurer, Quensey Torres, Reporter, and Pasiley Perez, Sentential. This years’ advisor is Joseph Dickschat.

Showmanship winners for this year’s show were: Sr. Member Goat- Ryan Schuenemann, Jr. Member Goat- Abby Klein, Jr. Member Lamb-Layne Wisian, Sr. Member Hog- Jason Guinn, Jr. Member Hog- Elizabeth Guinn, Jr. Member Steer- Connor Metting, Sr. Member Steer- Mason Tessman.

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