If you’re a farmer and thinking about purchasing livestock, it’s probably wise to consult a North Iredell High School student. Or, more specifically, one of eight from the school’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) club who placed in the top four in the NC FFA State Livestock Judging competition in Raleigh in late March.
NIHS’ FFA club sent two teams, competing in the junior and senior divisions, and ended up with both in the top four at the March 25 event held at the Raleigh fairgrounds. The junior team – made up of students Skyler Isenhour, Jessica Galliher, Carter Lowrance and Karen Sloan – finished fourth of out 54 teams. And the senior team – comprised of students Wesley Sloan, Luke Holland, Austin Rash and Anna Smith – finished second out of 68 teams.