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The Interstate 35 School District had a few students showing at the Clarke County Fair this past week. 

  1. Callie Garner showed sheep, swine, rabbits, and poultry through FFA.  She received Sheep Overall Showmanship, Reserve Supreme Champion Commercial Ewe, Champion Home-raised Market Weather, Champion Home-raised Market Ewe, Reserve Champion Pair of Lambs, Reserve Champion Middleweight Crossbred Wether, and Rate of Gain.  Her Rabbit won Best of Breeds.  Her swine earned 3 blue ribbons.  Finally, in the poultry contest she won Overall Winner's Showmanship, Champion Breeder Pen Chickens, Reserve Champion Bantam, Champion Breeder Pen Other Fowl, and Reserve Champion Waterfowl.
  2. Brandon Andrews showed Beef Cattle through FFA.  He received Champion Overall Cow-Calf, Reserve Champion Overall Limosin, and was in the top 4 for the Senior Showmanship Class.
  3. We also had a group of students made up of Lani Petersen, Faith Stephens, Hannah Bedwell, and Callie Garner, compete in the Clarke County FFA Alumni Livestock Judging contest and they placed 10th overall.

Overall it was a really good week and the students enjoyed their experience.  This upcoming week we have Madison County's Fair which will have a new group of students showing at it.