FFA Junior Team Wins District Livestock Judging Contest

The Elgin FFA junior team of Ethan Fischer, Christian Dunn, Trent Bauer and Brett Kinney were district champions at the District 10 Livestock Judging Contest held Wednesday, October 26, at Spencer.

FFA Chapters competing in the district event were: Wheeler Central, Burwell, Loup County, Elgin, O’Neill, Atkinson, Ainsworth, Stuart, West Boyd, Rock County, and Valentine.

Ethan Fischer was also the junior division champion while Christian placed third, Trent was 12th and Brett was 33rd out of 182 competitors. They will be representing the Elgin FFA chapter at State in March!

Other junior division students who placed in the top 50 percent were: Mallory Fangman, Morgan Childers, Jace Lammers, Jon Meis, Tanner Welding, Baylie Schiltmeyer and Bailey Carpenter.

In the senior division the team of Grant Beckman, Justine Meis, Jared Seier and Tyler Childers placed fifth overall. Individually, Grant placed third, Jared was 24th, Justine was 25th, and Tyler was 29th out of 120 competitors. They will be representing the Elgin FFA Chapter at state in March.

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