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CURRENT TEAM MEMBERS


Jace Taylor

Hometown: Montrose, CO

Major: Agriculture Business

Year in School: Senior

Career Plans: To pursue a career in agriculture finances.

Hobbies/interests: Livestock Judging, and being outdoors.

Why did you choose to participate on the livestock judging team?

For the unique opportunity to travel the country with some of the best evaluators in the game, seeing incredible livestock, and making memories with my favorite people. 

Jacey Taylor

McKenna Carnahan

McKenna Carnahan

Hometown: Julesburg, CO

Major: Molecular Biology with a concentration in Soils

Year in School: Senior

Career Plans: Obtaining a Masters in plant breeding and genetics to research drought tolerance and alfalfa.

Hobbies/Interests: Livestock judging, photography, skiing, and currently copious loads of homework. 

Why did you choose to participate on the livestock judging team? I was a member of the Livestock Judging team in junior college and so I knew the invaluable experiences, friendships, and self-growth that judging offered. It was never a question that I would be on the judging team because of the positive impact that I knew it would have on my life and the goal I seek to pursue in the future.

 


Holly Heckendorf

Hometown: Wellington, CO

Major: Agriculture Education

Year in School: Senior 

Career Plans: To become a FFA teacher.

Hobbies/Interests: Raising cattle, and livestock judging

Why did you choose to participate on the livestock judging team?

I started judging at a young age because it was beneficial to my success fro showing and raising cattle. I continued at the college level because I loved the competitive nature and getting to travel the country, 

Holly Heckendorf

Kemsley Gallegos

Kemsley Gallegos

Hometown: Laramie, WY

Major: Animal Science

Year in School: Senior

Career Plans: Not sure yet

Hobbies/Interests: Judging

Why did you choose to participate on the livestock judging team?

I enjoy seeing livestock from all over the country.


Macy Collins

Hometown: Meeker, CO

Major: Animal Science with a concentration in Agriculture Communications

Year in school: Senior

Career Plans: Obtain a PhD in small ruminant genetics to later do research on or for a genetic company. Also performing laparoscopic AI on sheep and goats. 

Hobbies/Interests: Livestock judging, writing, working on livestock ranch, and photography.

Why did you choose to participate on the livestock judging team?

I really enjoy traveling across the nation to see high quality livestock. Building relationships with my teammates and people involved in the industry is something that will be beneficial as I develop my career.

Macy Collins

Kenzie Morris

Kenzie Morris

Hometown: Yuma, CO

Major: Animal Science

Year in School: Senior

Career Plans: Obtain a job in the agriculture industry.

Hobbies/Interests: Judging and going to livestock shows.

Why did you choose to participate on the livestock judging team?

To be able to look at high quality livestock form all over the country. Also to gain lifelong friends in my teammates. 


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Grace Gullatt

Justin Doubet

Justin Doubet 

Hometown: Parker, CO

Major: Agriculture Business 

Year in school: Senior

Career Plans: To raise pigs

Hobbies/Interests: Working with pigs.

Why did you choose to participate on the livestock judging team?

I have enjoyed the friendships and opportunities that livestock judging has presented me. These experiences are going to help me after I graduate in my endeavors to raise pigs. 

 


Cooper Carlson

Hometown: Atwood, CO

Major: Animal Science Concentration Business, Minor in Agriculture Business

Year in School: Senior

Career Plans: While I don't have a definite plan yet, I would like to work with livestock of some sort. Wether its in production, marketing, or sales, I want to be involved in the ag industry. 

Hobbies/interests: Besides judging, I enjoy being with my friends and family, tending to my cow and goat herd, and just talking about livestock.

Why did you choose to participate on the livestock judging team? I was on the Livestock Judging team at junior college and wanted to continue my career at the senior college level. I love the experience and opportunities we get as a team travels that nation and competes. There are many life skills that will benefit us later on in life and I'm very thankful for that. GO COWBOYS!

 

Cooper Carlson

Zach Davis

Zach Davis

Hometown: Sebastopal, CA 

Major: Agriculture Education and Animal Science

Year in School: Senior

Career Plans: Agriculture Teacher

Hobbies/interests: Traveling, Cooking, Hunting, and Watching Giants Baseball. 

Why did you choose to participate on the livestock judging team? I wanted to further advance my background of the livestock industry and be able to pass it on to my future students.

 

 

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