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Eldorado, Carrier Mills-Stonefort FFA place high in Ag Mechanics competition

  • Carrier Mills-Stonefort High School's FFA Chapter earned third place team overall at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Kyle Bristow, Brayden Edwards, Ethan Fitzgerald, Alex Maxfield and Trent Winchester.

    Carrier Mills-Stonefort High School's FFA Chapter earned third place team overall at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Kyle Bristow, Brayden Edwards, Ethan Fitzgerald, Alex Maxfield and Trent Winchester.
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  • Eldorado High School's FFA Chapter placed second team overall at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Ely Boulds, Jeremy Boulds, Gannon Mahoney, Braidon Minor, Garrik Quertermous, Lucas Rider, Chaitlyn Stanley, Jacob Traxler and Kyle Worley.

    Eldorado High School's FFA Chapter placed second team overall at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Ely Boulds, Jeremy Boulds, Gannon Mahoney, Braidon Minor, Garrik Quertermous, Lucas Rider, Chaitlyn Stanley, Jacob Traxler and Kyle Worley.
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  • Massac County High School's FFA Chapter won first place team overall at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Kyle Adkins, Garret Franklin, Eli Henry, Austin Korte, Jakob Korte, Jessie Lewis, Wyatt Obermark, Keeton Reynolds, Shorty Shin, Ben Travis and Josh Wrye.

    Massac County High School's FFA Chapter won first place team overall at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Kyle Adkins, Garret Franklin, Eli Henry, Austin Korte, Jakob Korte, Jessie Lewis, Wyatt Obermark, Keeton Reynolds, Shorty Shin, Ben Travis and Josh Wrye.
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  • Harrisburg High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Kody Cavender, Kyle Cavender, Paige Cook, Logan Hunt, Cade Joiner and Caleb Jones.

    Harrisburg High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Kody Cavender, Kyle Cavender, Paige Cook, Logan Hunt, Cade Joiner and Caleb Jones.
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  • Carmi- White County's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Terry Baumgart, Zach Coale, Skyler Davis, Alex Hunsinger and Gunnen Wiess.

    Carmi- White County's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Terry Baumgart, Zach Coale, Skyler Davis, Alex Hunsinger and Gunnen Wiess.
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  • Hardin County High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Gage Hawes, Ryder Flener and Jonathan Foster.

    Hardin County High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Gage Hawes, Ryder Flener and Jonathan Foster.
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  • Vienna High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Christan Davis, Colton Gaines, Noah Haney, Dawson Norris and Sharia Vaughn.

    Vienna High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Christan Davis, Colton Gaines, Noah Haney, Dawson Norris and Sharia Vaughn.
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  • Galatia High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Tyler Anderson, Bryan Davenport, Joel Glenn, Tristan Mitchell, Casey Pribble, Carly Richardson, Beau Tate and John Tuttle.

    Galatia High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Tyler Anderson, Bryan Davenport, Joel Glenn, Tristan Mitchell, Casey Pribble, Carly Richardson, Beau Tate and John Tuttle.
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  • Gallatin County High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Logan Arnett, Matt Emerson, Damon Hinton and Aleece Mcloed.

    Gallatin County High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Logan Arnett, Matt Emerson, Damon Hinton and Aleece Mcloed.
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  • Hamilton County High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Hunter Braden, Kolby Darnell, Maddie Maxwell and Abby Reyling.

    Hamilton County High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Hunter Braden, Kolby Darnell, Maddie Maxwell and Abby Reyling.
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  • Joppa High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Kaleb Cox, Patrick Harville, Matt McGinness and James VanMeter.

    Joppa High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Kaleb Cox, Patrick Harville, Matt McGinness and James VanMeter.
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  • Norris City-Omaha-Enfield High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Evan Healy and Treylen Veach.

    Norris City-Omaha-Enfield High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): Evan Healy and Treylen Veach.
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  • Pope County High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): John Bremer, Kyle Kunath, Garin Lehman, Ethan Murphy and Jordyn Swinford.

    Pope County High School's FFA Chapter participated at the 2018 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (not in order): John Bremer, Kyle Kunath, Garin Lehman, Ethan Murphy and Jordyn Swinford.
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updated: 5/11/2018 11:11 AM

HARRISBURG -- Two Saline County FFA chapters, Eldorado and Carrier Mills-Stonefort, placed well in Southeastern Illinois College's annual Section 25 Ag Mechanics competition, held recently at the college.

SIC served as host of the Annual FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition. Vocational-technical students from a number of local high schools in southeastern Illinois competed Thursday, April 19, in the areas of ag power, carpentry, electricity, surveying and welding.

The largest competition to date, 13 Section 25 schools including Saline County FFA chapters from Eldorado, Carrier Mills-Stonefort, Harrisburg and Galatia joined chapters from Gallatin County, Carmi, Hamilton County, Hardin County, Joppa, Massac County, Norris City-Omaha-Enfield, Pope County and Vienna for a a day on SIC's campus testing mechanical skills and learning about careers in agriculture.

There were 70 student participants present for the event.

Eldorado High School's chapter took second place team overall followed by Carrier Mills-Stonefort's team in third.

The first place overall team award went to Massac County's FFA chapter.

Placing individually in ag power, Alex Maxfield of Carrier Mills placed first, Kyle Kunath of Pope County placed second and Kyle Adkins of Massac County placed third.

In carpentry, Terry Baumgart of Carmi placed first, Kaleb Cox of Joppa placed second and Austin Korte of Massac County placed third. In electricity, Jonathan Foster of Hardin County placed first, Casey Pribble of Galatia placed second and Jakob Korte of Massac County placed third.

In surveying, Keeton Reynold of Massac placed first, Christan Davis of Vienna placed second and Alex Hunsinger of Carmi placed third. Finally, in welding, John Bremer of Pope County placed first, Kyle Worley of Eldorado placed second and Bryan Davenport of Galatia placed third.