Arcanum MVCTC 7th in Ohio Diary Contest

Dairy Judging Team Members - Charlie Weiss, Katelynne Michael, Mora Menzie, and Henry Weiss. (Submitted photo)

ARCANUM – The Arcanum MVCTC FFA Dairy Judging Team consisting of Charlie Weiss, Katelynne Michael, Mora Menzie and Henry Weiss placed 7thin the State of Ohio in FFA Dairy Judging Contest with member Charlie Weiss placing 9th as an individual. The Prelims Dairy Judging Contest took place during the Ohio Dairy Expo.

During that contest, the members completed the live evaluation of 6 classes of dairy cattle, answered objective questions about the classes, and completed a pedigree evaluation class and a sire selection class. The team finished in the Top 10 in the State and qualified for the State Finals.

During the State Finals held at Ohio State University ATI the students completed live evaluations on 3 classes where they would make observations that they would use for the presentation of oral reasons for their places. The team also completed and team activity that had them problem solving different dairy situations.

At the conclusion of the finals, the team from Arcanum ended up in 7th place overall and was recognized with a plaque from the Ohio FFA.