On February 5th, the Big Timber FFA Chapter traveled to Shields Valley to compete at the 2016 South Western District contest. Teams that competed included Agronomy, Mechanics, and Farm Business Management, there was also an individual Star Greenhand competitor.
The Agronomy Team made up of Kelli Mack, Martje Plaggemeyer, Caitlyn Corso, Carter Brownlee, and Brigit Flanagan took first place as a team. Martje Plaggemeyer received third and Kelli Mack received first place individually. The Mechanics Team of Tucker Stenberg, Billy Miller, Sam Curry, and Trever Klein took first place as a team, and Tucker Stenberg received third place individually. The Farm Business Management Team consisting of Luke Rech, Tucker Stenberg, Charli Moore, and Sam Curry received second place overall. Gunner Hathaway also received third place in the Star Greenhand contest. These teams will be competing at the state contest in March. The Big Timber FFA also brought home the 2016 District Sweepstakes, congratulations to all of the members who competed!