Morgan Scroggin, a freshman at Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College (NEO), earned honors on the livestock judging team. The freshman team of 14 traveled to Kansas September 20-21 for a weekend of competition at the Flint Hills Classic Livestock Judging Contest in Manhattan, KS and the Mid-America Livestock Judging Contest in Wichita. At Flint Hills team member Scroggin was High Individual Judge overall and placed High Individual in sheep and goats. The freshman team won third high-team overall, had two high individuals, and a high individual in cattle, plus numerous other top-10 individuals. NEO competed against 17 other colleges during the weekend. Overall, the team evaluated 28 classes of livestock and participated in 10 sets of reasons during the weekend of competition.
Scroggin is a 2012 graduate of Greenbrier High School and is attending NEO on a scholarship to study agriculture. Before she left for college she made her high school proud of her accomplishments by placing twice as AR State Fair Champion Showman with goats and sheep and won the Grand Champion Goat four years in a row and Grand Champion sheep at the AR County Fair her senior year at GHS. She is the daughter of Karen and Mike Reynolds and granddaughter of Joanna and Bill Townsend. Scroggin plans to go on to University of Arkansas to complete her Bachelor’s degree in agriculture after NEO.