FFA members bring home honors
The Washington FFA Livestock Judging Team earned Champion Team and High Team in Swine honors at the Kirkwood/Linn-Mar Freshman/Sophomore Judging contest on Oct. 7, at the Tippie Beef Arena on the Kirkwood College campus. Team member Sarah Greiner, daughter of Brent and Amy Greiner, was the High Individual in the contest. Macy Marek, daughter of Tim and Heather Marek, was High Individual in Swine and Colton Twinam, son of Layne and Paulette Twinam, placed third in Swine, and Grant Marek, son of Brad and Mary Marek, was the fourth member of the team. The contest consisted of market and breeding classes in beef, swine and sheep and also featured a meat goat class.