International runner-up

Darby Walton
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Sycamore’s Darby Walton (middle) recently competed in the National Auctioneers bid calling contest in Louisville, Ky. Walton, an apprentice at United Country Walton Realty  & Auction Co. in Upper Sandusky, was entered into the international junior competition and one of three finalists who came out of the preliminaries.

Each finalist answered an interview question and auctioned a pair of items two days later.

Among contestants from various states, the apprentice with just seven months logged placed second.

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