Lucindale Area School have successful Show results

Lucindale Area School students have once again had a successful show with 30 students being selected from Years 8 – 12 to attend and compete in the Royal Adelaide Show. 2018 has seen our school exhibit angora goats, merino wethers and steers.

Two students were also chosen to participate in the DECD (Department for Education) Ag Learning Centre. For the second year running, we are competing in the school wine competition with eight wine labels entered and our students working closely with DiGiorgio Family Wines to produce a Cabernet Sauvignon.

The Lucindale Area School goat team exhibited six goats supplied by Aanaarden Park Angoras. They received first, second and third in the Adult Wether Goat competition.

Isabella Stock competed in the National Angora Goat and Mohair Fleece Young Judges Competition. Isabella spoke exceptionally well and we are very proud of her efforts.

Katie Fuller placed fourth in the Junior Handlers class and Kate Edmonds won the State Championship for the Angora Goat and Mohair Fleece Young Judges Final.

Kate will now go on to the National Angora Goat and Mohair Fleece Young Judges Competition in Sydney in 2019. We wish Kate all the best at the Nationals.

We exhibited two pens in the schools Merino Wether competition. We have had great success with Cody Clarke awarded second place in the Prime SAMM Young Judges competition. Will Kelsh and Alesha Ludwig placed second and third respectively in the Merino Ram Young Judges competition. Our Merino Wethers were supplied Woolumbool Studs and we thank them for their ongoing support.

In the Led Steer competition, Georgina Thompson placed third in her heat in the South Australian Young Beef Breeders School Handler Novice Class. Nampara Angus Nigel placed fifth in the 662kg – 754kg on hoof class and Yerwal Estate Simmental Norbit placed fifth in the 634kg – 658kg on hoof class.

Yaccamoo Nugget won the Charolais Society of Australia (SA Region) Premium for Highest Scoring Charolais School Carcase. We would like to thank Nathan and Amanda Clarke - Wongawilli Poll Herefords; Clarrie & Anne Pike - Yaccamoo Charolais; Regan and Karen Burow - Yerwal Estate Simmental and Angus Stud; and Stuart and Natalie Hann – Nampara Angus Stud for supplying our cattle and assisting us in preparing both the cattle and students with their expertise around handling, showing and dietary needs.

The Lucindale Area School looks forward to working in partnership with all our students, staff and sponsors ready for the 2019 Royal Adelaide Show!