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RCISD FFA Students Recognized at Board Meeting

Photos from the Board Meeting

Royse City FFA is the largest Student-Led Organization at RCISD, home to more than 450 FFA members ranging from 3rd to 12th grade. Our students compete in all facets of FFA which includes the following highest placing students we are recognizing today that met the following criteria of advancing to state, advancing to area, receiving Lone star degree, making sale at the county level as well as placing top ten at a State Livestock show.

Career Development Team:

Meats Evaluation and Technology:  

Placed 4th at area and advanced to the State contest. 

  • Lanea Bayless (6th High Individual)
  • Carsyn Cross (11th High Individual)
  • Ashlyn Conway
  • Dakota Danley

Horse Evaluation: 

Placed 2nd out of 68 teams at area and advanced to the State contest.

  • Anderson Mahoney (5th High place individual)
  • Abigale Foreman (10th high place individual)
  • Hannah Sudderth
  • Gracie Garza

Speaking Development Events:

  • Kaitlynn Hughes 1st in district Extemporaneous and 2nd area and advanced to state
  • Emily teal 1st in district in Soil Stuartship and advanced to area.

Greenhand Creed:

  • Cade Stanley 2nd at District 1 Advanced to Area.

Leadership Within the Area:

District FFA Office:

  • Shelbie Boling, District Vice President

Degrees: Highest degree that Texas FFA Offers, These Degree will be awarded in July at Texas FFA Convention. 

Lone Star FFA:

  • Ryleigh Clark
  • Gracie Gilliland
  • Anderson Mahoney
  • Jose Barajas

Livestock Projects (Top Ten Major and County):

State Fair of Texas:  Cattle: Cutter Brumley 8th in class With Black cross Prospect Steer

Kaitlynn Hughes 2nd in class with Black Prospect steer


Memphis Houser 

Abigail Self 7th in class Hampshire’s

Fort Worth: Dairy Cattle: Cylee Poor 2 6th place finishes and 3 best in 3 females 


Madison Clark 3rd in class spot and  5th in class Duroc

Ryleigh Clark 1st in class York and 4th in class Duroc


                              Shelbie: Best opposite Breed and Best of show Holland

                              Carlie: Best of show Jersey. Several first-5th places 


San Antonio: Swine:

Memphis Houser 4th in Class Dark Cross

Abigial Self 9th in class Yorkshire

Faith Strother 10th in class Duroc


Ryleigh Clark 1st in Class  Yorks 


Kaitlynn Hughes 8th in Class American Bred Cross



Memphis Houser 1st in class Hampshire 

Kaitlynn Hughes 2nd in class Duroc 

Theresa Haynes 10th in class with Light Cross

Abigial Lovern 9th in class with Yorkshire


Bryce Allen 2nd in class Durocs 


Shelbie Boling- Best Opposite Breed Holland 

Carlie Boling- Best Opposite Breed Jersey 

Kyra Levassar

Collin County Shows: 

  • Amber Robinson Kaleb Rodriguez
  • Nathaniel Lakey
  • Bryce Allen Theresa Haynes
  • Abigail Self Gage Haynes
  • Hailey Padon
  • Memphis Houser (Reserve Breed Champion)
  • Gage Lamb
  • Tessa White
  • Eli Lovern
  • Abigial Lovern
  • Haylee Staats
  • Whitney Lines
  • Gracie Gilliland 

Swine: 15 made sale 25 places top 7 in their weight classes


  • Kadance Glosson
  • Kylee Glosson
  • Avalon Alfaro
  • Trinity Julian (Won her class)
  • Katherine Britton


  • Rebecca Nichols (First Place in class Brahman, Reserve Breed Champion Brahman)
  • Jordan Walker


  • Carlie Boling (Best of Breed Jersey Wooley, Best Opposite Breed Jersey Wooley
  • Shelbie Boling (Best of Breed Polish)
  • Kyra Levassar(Best of Breed American, Best Opposite Breed Thrianta)
  • Anderson Mahoney (Overall Grand Champion Grant Fryers, Grand Heavy weight Fryer and Reserve Light weight Fryers)
  • Austin Scott

Grant total of Money Generated from Animal Project Students Walked Away With: 

$90,450  That is increase of $26,781 from 2021

Royse City FFA Senior class of 2022 easy generated over $150K in scholarships from various organization locally, state, and national level and more are still coming in for these seniors.