Southern Door FFA Students Successful at State Competition

State FFA competitors included Jared Baudhuin, Myria Kolstad, Claire Olson, Marti Viste, Erin McNulty, Bailey DeGrave, Carli Babler, Lydia Kramer, Ashley Wery, Alex Ploor, Elliot Seiler, Nathan Lenius and Austin Vandertie. Submitted photo.

On April 24, 13 Southern Door FFA members competed in the State FFA Career Development Events hosted by University of Wisconsin – Madison. There were more than 1,200 students competing in 17 different contests. Southern Door’s results were as follows: the Dairy Products team consisting of Carli Babler, Bailey DeGrave, Myria Kolstad and Erin McNulty received a silver rating and finished 29th out of 79 teams; the Dairy Cattle Evaluation team consisting of Jared Baudhuin, Claire Olson, Austin Vandertie and Marti Viste received a bronze ranking with their 33rd place finish of 39 teams; the Livestock Evaluation Team consisting of Lydia Kramer, Alex Ploor, Elliot Seiler and Ashley Wery received a silver ranking with their 12th place finish of 37 teams; Nathan Lenius also competed in the Dairy Handler contest and was given a silver ranking. These members would like to thank Rich Olson for serving as the second chaperone for their trip and for coaching the Dairy Cattle Evaluation Team.