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SHERIDAN — Several students from Arvada-Clearmont High School and Sheridan High School placed in top spots at the 12th annual Border Wars FFA Competition at Sheridan College on Tuesday.
Twelve teams and 47 students from high schools across Wyoming participated in career development event contests in Ag Sales and Environmental and Natural Resources.
In the Ag Sales contest, Clear Creek FFA from Arvada-Clearmont High School placed first, Ten Sleep FFA placed second and John B. Kendrick FFA from Sheridan High School placed third.
Team members for the Clear Creek FFA team include senior Sara Ellingrod, junior KayLee Stidham, senior Shayna Kretschman and senior Lena Frappier.
The Ag Sales team from John B. Kenrick FFA included seniors Kelsey Walton, Ty Fauber and Caleb Green, junior Kaitlin Furnish and sophomore MaKayla Mayfield.
The top individual and top senior in Ag Sales was Frappier from Clear Creek FFA. Second place went to Clear Creek’s Ellingrod, and third place and top non-senior was Madison Anderson of Ten Sleep.
In the Environmental and Natural Resources event, the top three teams were from Buffalo, Cowley and Cheyenne.
Top individuals in Environmental and Natural Resources were all from Buffalo and included Connor Oaks at first, Cahill Ellenwood at second and Seth Theile at third. Top senior was Jordan Skovgard of Buffalo.
First place teams received Sheridan College Border Wars sweatshirts, while second and third place teams received long-sleeve and short-sleeve Border Wars T-shirts. The top senior in each contest was offered a scholarship to attend Sheridan College in the fall. The top non-senior in each contest received a $50 iTunes gift card.