Gulley among sheep show winners
Several area students were honored at the Douglas County 4-H/FFA Spring Sheep Show June 17 in Lawrence.
Simon Fangman, Lawrence, had his Weather Dam ewe selected as reserve grand champion ewe.
The other ewe breed champion was a Champion Hampshire shown by Holly Swearingen, Lawrence, who also had her 90-pound Suffolk lamb chosen as reserve champion prospect market lamb. Swearingen also had the top Dorset entry, and Taylor Stanley, Baldwin City, had the top Hampshire entry.
Hillary Saathoff, Tonganoxie, was selected champion of the senior showmanship class, and Conner Nottingham, Lawrence, was reserve champion. The intermediate showmanship class was won by Jessica Gulley, De Soto. Taylor Stanley, Baldwin City, was chosen as reserve champion. Brandon Stahel, Overbrook, earned the champion junior showmanship award.
Rocky Swearingen is the Douglas County sheep leader.