St. Hedwig 4-H excels in meats judging contests
Members of the St. Hedwig 4-H meats judging team proudly display their plaques and trophy earned during the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, including (front, from left) Briana Tully, Candace Landrum, Wyatt Landrum, (back) Tommy Fletcher, Ty Birdsong, Koy Dieckow, and Johnna Pieniazek, and 4-H Coach Ray Pieniazek.
Seven members of the St. Hedwig 4-H Club competed in the Houston Meats Judging Contest, placing fourth overall.
Individual 4-H division placings for the team placing fourth in Houston include Tommy Fletcher, third; Johnna Pieniazek, 14th; Ty Birdsong, 19th; and Koy Dieckow.
Others competing for the 4-H Club included Wyatt Landrum, Candace Landrum, and Briana Tully.
Members competing in the contest had to identify 30 retail cuts of beef, pork, and lamb; place six classes of carcasses -- wholesale and retail cuts of beef, pork, and lamb; and answer 10 questions related to their placing of the two classes.
St. Hedwig 4-H Club also placed fourth in meats judging at the San Antonio show.
For more information on the St. Hedwig 4-H Club and its programs, contact Karen Knox at 210-648-6730.