Hook­ing stu­dents into ag

Kids learn­ing the ropes

South Burnett Times - - LIFE - Kather­ine Mor­ris kather­ine.mor­ris@ south­bur­nett­times.com.au

SOUTH Bur­nett schools com­peted well at the Hoof and Hook in­ter-school com­pe­ti­tion held at Nanango Show­grounds this week.

The com­pe­ti­tion brought 15 schools from the Wide Bay area to Nanango, more than 200 stu­dents, 60 teach­ers and 63 steers.

South Bur­nett schools fea­tured heav­ily in all of the re­sults from the three-day com­pe­ti­tion. Re­sults:

LIGHT WEIGHT CAR­CASS CLASS

1st Can­dace, River­side Col­lege

2nd Cher­ish, River­side Col­lege

3rd Floyd, Mur­gon State High School

4th Mas­cara, from Kin­garoy State High School

MID­DLE WEIGHT CAR­CASS

1st Pink 2 Hairy, Bund­aberg Chris­tian Col­lege

2nd Peanut, Bund­aberg Chris­tian Col­lege

3rd Char­ity, River­side Col­lege

4th Berdiz, Bund­aberg Chris­tian Col­lege

HEAVY WEIGHT CAR­CASS

1st Bris­tles, Bund­aberg Chris­tian Col­lege 2nd Nitro, Her­vey Bay 3rd Mav­er­ick, Pros­ton 4th Mr Ped­ley, Pros­ton

EX­PE­RI­ENCED JU­NIOR HAN­DLERS YEAR 12

1st Lau­ren Reilly, Bund­aberg Chris­tian Col­lege 2nd Mitchell Hunter, Kin­garoy

JU­NIOR HAN­DLER YEAR 11

1st Joshua Hard­grave, Bund­aberg 2nd Blake Rea, Bund­aberg

YEARS 9-10

1st Stephanie Flint, Pros­ton

YEARS 7 AND 8

1st Ge­orgie Plowman, Kin­garoy

2nd Chloe Plowman, Kin­garoy

JU­NIOR CHAM­PION HAN­DLER GE­ORGIE PLOWMAN AND RE­SERVE CHAM­PION HAN­DLER

Lau­ren Kelly, Bund­aberg

NOVICE JU­NIOR HAN­DLERS YEARS 11 AND 12

1st Sa­muel Muller, Bund­aberg 2nd Kait­lyn El­liot, Kin­garoy

YEARS 9 AND 10

1st Sophie Zipf, Mun­dub­berra 2nd Han­nah Page, Maleny

YEARS 7 AND 8

1st Chloe Scan­lan, Pros­ton 2nd Alessan­dra Schaver, Maleny

INTERMEDIATE JU­NIOR HAN­DLER YEAR 11 AND 12

1st Coby Brit­ton, Kin­garoy 2nd Lizzy Farely, Mur­gon

YEAR 10

1st Jas­min An­der­son, Bur­nett State Col­lege

YEAR 9

2nd Ella Stir­ling, Bund­aberg Chris­tian Col­lege

YEARS 7 AND 8

1st Emily Ikin, Maleny 2nd Rachel Dando, Yar­ra­man

PHO­TOS: KATHER­INE MOR­RIS

NEXT GEN­ER­A­TION: Emily Dance and Katie Fearn­ley from River­side Col­lege at Hoof and Hook in Nanango.

Stu­dents com­peted against each other as well as ben­e­fit­ing from tu­to­ri­als and lessons in agri­cul­ture and show­ing.

Hoof and Hook event held at Nanango Show­grounds this week brought 15 schools to the re­gion.

Stu­dents watch a tu­to­rial at the Hoof and Hook.

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