Eaton MVCTC FFA competes in county and district soils contests

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EATON — Members of the Eaton of the MVCTC FFA Chapter have been busy competing in the FFA Soils Contest.

On Sept. 15, Eaton MVCTC Agricultural Education students competed in the county soils contest hosted by the Preble County Soil and Water Conservation District and National Resources Conservation Service.

This was the first area contest for the Eaton 9th grade students enrolled in Agricultural Education to compete. The contest was held near West Alexandria.

Eaton MVCTC FFA Team placed first in the Urban Soils contest with Rebecca Wright placing 1st, Gabriel Hoff placing 2nd, Thomas Perry placing 5th, Andrew Brooks placing 6th, Kaleb Gibson placing 7th, Jarod Lee placing 10th, Todd Coates placing 11th, Remi Asher 12th place, Nicholas Yung 17th and David Driver placing 18th.

In the area of Ag soils (rural soils), Eaton MVCTC FFA Team placed 3rd. Eaton’s Mallery Deaton placed 4th overall; Kendale Hamilton 9th; Ella Bruce 11th; Craig Posey placed 12th; Carson Shafer 13th; Spencer Hunt 17th; Megan Hall 20th; Felix Durham 28th; Rebekah Ruthers 29th and Nate Wysong placing 48th.

Then on Sept. 27, Eaton FFA members competed in Ohio District 5 Soils Contest. In the Urban Soils Contest, Eaton placed 13th out of 22 teams. Rebecca Wright once again topped that team by placing 16th overall. Andrew Brooks; Nick Yung, Kaleb Gibson, Gabriel Hoff; Remi Asher; Thomas Perry and Jarod Lee was also part of the success for Eaton’s Urban judging team. I

n the district Ag Soils contest, Eaton’s MVCTC team placed 15th out of 34 teams competing. Senior Trent Broermann and 9th grade Mallery Deaton both placing in the top for Eaton’s team, 50th and 51st place respectfully. Kendale Hamilton, Ella Bruce, Carson Shafer, Megan Hall and Craig Posey also had great finishes for Eaton.

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