Marion High School students competed in the South Central District Livestock Evaluation Career Development event April 20 in South Haven.
Marion placed third as a team in the Greenhand division.
Individually, Elizabeth Meyer took first in the A-team portion of the contest. Greenhands Tyler Palic and Corin Parmley took eigth and ninth respectively as individuals.
Students were required to evaluate and place eight cattle, sheep, goats, and swine.
Students also evaluated a class with eight replacement heifers, and were asked to decide which four they would keep and which four they would cull. They had to prepare four reasons for their choices and explain their reasoning orally.
Other Marion students competing were Kaylie Waner, Antone Vinduska, Austin Neufeld, Jacob Vondenkamp, Tyler Makovec, Garrett Hoffner, Alli Hett, Caleb Hett, Riley Hake, Jayden Hallowel, and Zane Slater.