Two teams from South Newton recently participated in the National Land Judging and Homesite contests near Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Although all students are FFA members, one team participated in the 4-H division and the other team was in the FFA division.
The 4-H team placed 4th in the nation in both the homesite and land contests. Team members were Logan Glassburn, Kathryn Weiss, Darrin Shedrow and Daniel Shedrow. Glassburn placed 6th individually in the 4-H homesite contest and Weiss placed 10th in the 4-H land contest.
The FFA team placed 30th of 98 teams Team members were Morgan Winder, Ross Kindig, Devan Whaley and Will Fredrickson. Winder placed 40th of 370 in land judging and 16th of 60 in homesite judging. Attending as alternates were Alex Vitous, Grace Kindig, Austin Berenda and Chyenne Deno.
The two teams qualified for national competion by placing 5th in the state FFA contest and State Champions in the 4-H contest.
A big congratulations to all involved!