Vaz and Walker show off

July 30, 2014 • Local News

Reserve Champion winner Brennan Vaz and Grand Champion winner of market swine Zoe Walker show their awards on Tuesday. Vaz, 15, is a sophomore at Roswell High, while Walker, 15, is a sophomore at Goddard High. Vaz said he became involved with FFA his freshman year, [auth] but has been in 4-H as long as he can remember. “We’re good friends and have known each other a long time,” Vaz said of Walker. “We have a healthy rivalry, and we’re always competing. We’re friends, but we want to compete with each other.” Vaz’s hog, Maisy Dae, weighed 270 pounds. He will return to compete in dairy heifers today and steers on Thursday. Walker’s hog was named Swagalashious and weighed 219 pounds. She also won second in light weight market goats on Tuesday morning. She will show beef heifers and market steers on Thursday. She is a member of the Goddard FFA both Walker and Vaz are members of Barn Buddies 4-H. “We are both competitive but we’re good sports about it,” Walker said. (Shawn Naranjo Photo)

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