Centre FFA members competed in South Central District career development events Thursday at Hutchinson Community College’s Aggie Day.
James Spohn, Rebecca Reneau, and Katie Marler took first, second, and third places, respectively, in the greenhand division of the nursery/landscape event, with the team placing first. The “A” team of Kailyn Riffel and Brenna Shields placed fifth.
The senior livestock team placed third in the district and 11th in the invitational competition. Individually, Chad Mueller placed third in the district and sixth in the invitational, and Karl Riffel placed 14th in the district. They were joined on the team by Cassidy Hill and Jared Barney.
Kevin Lewis placed seventh in the food science event.
Others competing Thursday included the greenhand livestock evaluation team of Cole Methvin, Dylan Deines, and Greg Oborny; agricultural mechanics: Caleb Kristek, Kyle Methvin, and Bryce Naerebout; food science: Cacey Simons, Bryanna Svoboda, Makenzie Deines, Ty Simons, and Timothy Vinduska; veterinary science: Karl Riffel, Chad Mueller, Hill, and Barney; entomology: Raeanne Bryant, Hannah Peterson, Reneau, and Spohn; floriculture: Taylor Peterson, Shania Svitak, Bryant, Karoline Chizek, Valerie Craney, and Peterson.