Members of the Marion/Florence FFA Chapter received third place on Nov. 19 in the Greenhand division at the South Central District FFA Dairy Cattle Evaluation Career Development Event. The contest was hosted by the Hillsboro FFA Chapter at the Marion County Fairgrounds.
Contest participants were required to evaluate and place six classes of dairy cows and heifers. They also had to prepare and present a set of oral reasons as well.
Individual achievements for Marion were William Adame placing second and Elizabeth Meyer placing 10th. Members of Marion’s greenhand team include Nicholas Stuchlik, Kayla Kroupa, Aaron Molleker, Dylan Pippin, Remington Putter, Morgan Radtke, and Malachi Sippel.