Students from Marion High School competed in the South Central District Live?stock Evaluation Career Development Event Wednesday, April 20 at South Haven.
Marion placed third in the Greenhand division of the contest. Students were required to evaluate and place eight classes of cattle, sheep, goats and swine.
In addition, participants evaluated a class with eight replacement heifers and decided which four they would keep and which four they would cull. They had to prepare and present four sets of oral reasons for their decision.
Elizabeth Meyer placed first individually in the A-team portion of the contest. Placing individually in the Greenhand division for Marion were Tyler Palic, who placed eighth, and Corin Parmley, who placed ninth.
Students competing from Marion were Meyer, Palic, Parmley, Kaylie Waner, Antone Vinduska, Austin Neufeld, Jacob Vondenkamp, Tyler Makovec, Garrett Hoffner, Alli Hett, Caleb Hett, Riley Hake, Jayden Hallowel and Zane Slater.