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Lake Land Community College agriculture students went to the conference and competition of the Post-Secondary Agriculture Student Organization last week, and some area students did very well in the competition.


Gretchen Macklin of Findlay took 1st individiually and 1st team in the overall livestock competition. Christina Quance of Beecher City took 1st individually and 2nd team in the floriculture specialist competition.


Lake Land had 24 students attend the conference in Bloomington, with 12 of those students taking at least one medal in the contests. The school offers 12 different agriculture majors to students to prepare to enter the workforce or transfer to a four-year-college.


Pictured left to right are: Micah Smock, Jackson Center, Ohio; Brandon Stickler, Pleasant Plains, Ill.; Parker VanDyke, Louisville, Ill.; Wyatt Claire, Watseka, Ill.; Konnar Haworth, Darlington, Ind.; Shannon DeHann, Taylor, Mo.; Tyler Fanning, Milford, Ill.; Taylor Hartke, Teutopolis, Ill.; Harley Lumley, Lafayette Ind.; Bryce Gullidge, Louisville, Ill.; Ashley Miller, Armington, Ill.; Patrick Watson, Paris, Ill.; Lacie Butler, Gibson City, Ill.; Justin Johnson, Bloomington, Ind.; Blake Schumaker, Effingham, Ill.; Christiana Quance, Beecher City, Ill.; Zack Stirrett, Shelbyville, Ill.; Gretchen Macklin, Findlay, Ill.; Chris Flood, Dieterich, Ill.; Kathryn Helmink, Montrose, Ill.; Emma Regking, Teutopolis, Ill.; Zack Koester, Effingham, Ill.; Alex Hartke, Teutopolis, Ill.; Michael Schmidt, Marshall, Ill.


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