The Wayne High School FFA Chapter traveled to Osecola on Sept. 18 for their fifth annual CDE day. The Wayne Chapter fared well bringing home many top 10 places in individual and team groupings.

Brooks Jacobsen brought home the top honors of the day placing first in Vet Science. Jacobsen claimed the top prize out of 118 individuals.

Also claiming top honors was Morgan Knutson in the Greenhand Test. Knutson placed first out of 25 individuals, while Bailey Runyon placed third overall in the same category.

Dayton Jacobsen and Nicole McCarl rounded out the team with Knutson and Runyon placing first in team division out of 14 teams in the Greenhand Test. The team made up of Dixie Foster, Seth Christian, Sidney Davis and Toxey Freeman claimed second overall as well in the Greenhand Test.

Chloe Gorestka claimed the top spot for Wayne in the Advanced Livestock Judging Category. Gorestka placed 10th out of 80 individuals.

Riley Davis, Justin McConahay and Akaylee Prunty joined Gorestka in the team division finishing third overall out of 26 teams.

Reese Brown captured the highest honor for Wayne in Novice Livestock Judging with an impressive sixth place finish out of 335 individuals.

FFA Advisor Dan May noted the chapter attended Northwest Missouri State University for livestock judging in past years, however due to timing constraints they are no longer able to make that one. The chapter plans to attend the Iowa Beef Expo in February in Des Moines.

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