LLC Judging Team Finishes Top 10 Nationally


Published on November 6 2017 4:39 pm
Last Updated on November 6 2017 4:39 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Lake Land College was the 7th High Team in the nation and highest team from Illinois at the recent national American Royal Junior College Livestock Judging Contest. There were over 20 schools and 150 students from across the United States competing.

Gage Hank, Aledo, Ill., placed high individual overall, second high individual in swine, 11th high individual in beef cattle and 11th high individual in reasons.

Austin Walker, Grand Ridge, Ill., placed high individual in beef cattle.

Pictured front row, left to right: Gage Hank, Aledo, Ill.; Jeremiah Cupps, Rabbit Hash, Ky; Emily Ivey, Loudon, Tenn.; Zackery Schumaker, Sweet Springs, W. Va.; Austin Walter, Grand Ridge, Ill. Back row, left to right: Jordan Rauch, agriculture instructor and judging team coach; Logan Hebert, Baldwin, La.; Leslie Walker, Danvers, Ill.; Kollin Johnson, Quincy, Minn.