INA, Ill. (Dec. 3, 2019) — Rend Lake College hosted 40 students from 10 different teams during the District V FFA Ag Sales Contest on Nov. 26.
Teams from throughout Southern Illinois, including Valmeyer, Waterloo, Olney, Mt. Vernon, Waltonville, Edwards County, Eldorado, NCOE, Century and Trico, competed in the event with the Valmeyer team earning first place. During the event, the sales teams take an exam on the principals of selling and give both individual and team sales presentations.
Waterloo High School students Kajel Heine, Peter Vogt, Reid Schilling and Kobe Lavender earned second place in the event with a team score of 792.
Waltonville High School students Reagan Newell, Ravyn Laird, Dillon Banach and Mikayla Robbers took fifth place with a team score of 724.
Valmeyer students John Fausz, Beth Buchanan, Lexi Mueller and Logan Henerfauth earned first place with a team score of 794.
With a team score of 563, Trico High School students Isabella Huseman, Ryleigh Richelman, Harris Ehlers and Logan Jones took 10th place.
Olney students Tristen Payne, Colby Steber, Dane Steber and Holly Duncan placed third with a score of 779.
NCOE students Kilee Roser, Adrianne Frymire, Hayden Buskirk and Lucas Thomas placed eighth with a team score of 655.
Mt. Vernon students Chapel Davis, Lane Deichman, Hayden Locke and Jackson Mays placed fourth with a team score of 733.
Eldorado students Chloe Hopkins, Creed Justice, Ali Joyner and Althea Poole earned seventh place with a team score of 695.
Edwards County students Halley Kocher, Rylan Robb, Jace Rector and Caden Rothrock had a team score of 712 for sixth place.
Century students Arissa McClellan, Ben Miller, Addison Dillow and Sam Lipe had a team score of 572 for ninth place.