Grant and Brookings County 4-H’ers win Skillathon contest
Heidi Block of Grant County took first place in the senior division and Cassidy Wulf of Brookings County won the junior division at the 4-H Livestock Skillathon held July 23.
In the senior division, other top finishers included Daniel Vellek, Bon Homme County, second; Calli Pritchard, Brookings County, third; and Royce Erdmann, McPherson County, fourth.
In the junior division, Halley Becking, Codington County was second; Mary Nold, Grant County placed third; and Taylor Sinkie, Jerauld County finished fourth.
The South Dakota 4-H Livestock Skillathon Contest included individuals from across the state competing for top honors.
The contest was a three-phase event that included a written test, station identification, and oral questions, allowing 4-H’ers to demonstrate their knowledge of beef, sheep, and swine on an individual basis.
For a complete listing of results, contact your county Extension office.
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