The 2019 NETLA Ag-Mechanic competition Tuesday afternoon at the Hopkins County Civic Center included 31 projects built by FFA students from Como-Pickton, Cumby, Miller Grove, Sulphur Bluff, and Sulphur Springs. Morris Mortenson was judge for the event. Results (photos courtesy of Dan Froneburger) include:
Grand Champion project was a 20 ft. Gooseneck Lowboy built by Daniel Galvan, Landon Lambrich, Caemon Wilburn, and Avery Holcomb members of Como-Pickton FFA . They also won the Class 2 Division. Reserve Champion project was an Epoxy Resin Firepit Table built by Matt Attchley of Cumby FFA . The project won Class 7. Logan Miller’s won the Showmanship Award with an Electronic Boxblade. Logan is a member of Cumby FFA. The project won Class 5. Class 1 Award was presented to Como-Pickton FFA members Bruno Estrada, Trayton Powell, Blaine Flemmens, and Jackson Monk for a Welding Trailer Como-Pickton FFA Como-Pickton FFA members Braden Miller, Hunter McPherson, and Blaine Flemmens won Class 3 with a Farm Entry Gate. Rody Alden, Aaron Swanson, David Rosas, Angel Cedillo, and Zack Dean of Sulphur Bluff FFA won Class 4 with a 16 ft. Hay Rack. Class 6 was won by Nathan Brown and Mark McKeithen with a Texas Octagon Firepit. They are members of Como-Pickton FFA. Class 8 was won by Sulphur Springs FFA. Austin Crouse and Haydan Keller built a Western Theme Bench. Chloe Romen, Sydnee Neal, Jackson Monk, and Nolan Brown of Como-Pickton FFA won Class 9 with an Epoxy River Dining Table & Chairs.