Submitted by: Jonathon Crawford, Tri-Village FFA Reporter, on November 2nd
After placing 6th in the state of Ohio back in April 2017, the Tri-Village MVCTC FFA General Livestock Judging team prepared for the Southeastern Regional Livestock Judging Contest in Raleigh, North Carolina. On October 28th, the team of Brittany Brewer, Brenden Durst, Jared Godown and Jonathon Crawford were named the 11th High Points Team in the contest! The team was also awarded 4th High Points Team in Goats, 8th High Points Team in Swine, 8th High Points Team in Sheep and 13th High Points in Cattle! Individual success’ included; Brenden Durst: 6th High Individual in Goats and 14th High Individual in Swine. Jared Godown was consistently in the Top 25 Individuals for each species and Brittany Brewer and Jonathon Crawford increased their Personal Best Reasons scores carrying the team to 13th High Points Team! TV-MVCTC FFA Competed against teams from Florida, Maryland, Virginia, Indiana, Pennsylvania, both Carolina’s and many more!
The team also competed in the Clinton Central FFA Stockman Contest in Frankfort, Indiana to prepare for North Carolina. The team scored in the Top 20 at the Stockman Contest! This was an outstanding learning experience for the team as they judged shoulder to shoulder with collegiate teams like Kansas State, Ohio State, Western Illinois and Virginia Tech.
The Tri-Village Agriculture Education Department and FFA are a satellite program of Miami Valley Career Technology Center.