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NMSU wool judging team competes at National Western Livestock Show

A member of the New Mexico State University wool judging team received high point individual in placing classes at the National Western Livestock Show in Denver, Colo., Jan. 16.

Brandi Polk, of Artesia, N.M., earned the high-point individual honor by having a perfect score in six classes at the contest.

Other team members who competed were Joanne Martin, of Tyrone, N.M., Marlon Pimienta, of Marana, Ariz., and Quentin Preece, of Las Cruces, N.M. Team members who did not attend were Katelin Marchetti, of Raton, N.M., and Kristin Wargowsky, of Edgewood, N.M.

The team is coached by Tim Ross, interim department head of the animal and range sciences department, Trevor Gray, of Hagerman, and Cody Terpening of Carlsbad. The next contest they will attend is the Houston Livestock Show in March.