Three Battle Lake FFA Teams competed in the Region 3 FFA Contests held at Ridgewater College on Friday, January 10th. The FFA'ers had a great day as the Small Animal/Vet Science, Poultry and Crops Evaluation teams all qualified for the Minnesota State FFA Convention in April.
The Small Animal/Vet Science team of Madison Cameron, Annika Lukken, Madilyn Burkette, Laney Frost and Rae Frost took first in the contest out of 15 teams. The team was led by top ten individuals of Laney Frost (3rd), Rae Frost (6th) and Annika (7th).
The Poultry Evaluation team of Emmy Lundquist, Sam Jossart, Jarren Hill, Lily Siedel and Brailey Wilson also placed first in their contest. Emmy was the first place individual out of 35 contestants and seventh grader Jarren place second individually.
Not to be left in Battle Lake in April, the youngest crops team at the contest consisting of eighth graders Tyler Christensen, Sawyer Christensen, Mason Dalluge and Jack Mekalson placed 4th out of 7th teams and also qualified for state. Tyler Christensen anchored the team by placing 4th out of the 33 contestants at the event.