Pictured is the State Champion 4-H team: Anna Sickafoose, Lillie Sickafoose, Alivia Anderson and Kohen Schipper. Photo Provided.
Pictured is the State Champion 4-H team: Anna Sickafoose, Lillie Sickafoose, Alivia Anderson and Kohen Schipper. Photo Provided.
WOLCOTT - Whitko FFA competed in the Indiana FFA/4-H State Meats Judging Contest on Sept. 17 at Tri-County High School in Wolcott.

After several rounds of identifying different meat cuts, placing meat classes, taking an industry quiz and other activities, the Whitko teams were named state champions in both the FFA and 4-H divisions, according to a news release from Whitko Community School Corporation.

Individually, the state champion FFA team were Jordyn Leininger, third; Carle Sroufe, sixth; Hannah Thomas, eighth; Amy Brown, ninth; and Madison Breece, 38th overall. Individually, the state champion 4-H team were Anna Sickafoose, first; Lillie Sickafoose, second; Kohen Schipper, third; and Alivia Anderson, 14th overall.

Both teams will represent Indiana at the National Western Contest in Denver, Colo., in January.