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Wynford soils teams qualify for state


State participants

Both of Wynford’s soil teams advanced to the state competition Oct. 8. Above: The rural soils team of (from left) Nate Scheifer, Kadince Truman, Kayne Brown and Seth Pope finished 28th in the state. Below: The urban soils team of (from left) Katelyn Wagner, Samuel Collene, Marty Schuster and Grace Stucky finished eighth in the state.


Wynford FFA Reporter

BUCYRUS — The Crawford County soils contest was held Sept. 22 on Dennis and Lisa Hoover’s farm. The contest was led by the Crawford County Soil and Water District.

Wynford’s urban soils team won the county contest and the rural solid team finished in second place. 

The urban team consists of Katelyn Wagner, who won the urban contest, James Rindfuss (second), Marty Schuster (third), Sam Collene (fourth) and Reese McGuire (fifth).

The rural team was led by Kayne Brown and Jake Stover. 

Both urban and rural soils teams competed in district soils Sept. 29 in Shiloh. The urban team took third place, led by Schuster, who finished seventh individually. The district urban team consisted of Wagner, Gwen Ruth, Collene, Grace Stucky and Halyn Thompson.

The rural soils team took fourth place and was led by Brown, who finished sixth individually. The rest of the team was comprised of Nate Schiefer, Seth Pope, Kadine Tryman, Addison Sebring and Charlie Barry.

Both teams moved on to the state contest, which was Oct. 8.

The urban team finished in eighth place in the state, led by Wagner, who was 17th individually, with teammates Schuster, Collene and Stucky.

The rural team was 28th in the state, led by Schiefer, along with Brown, Pope and Kadince Truman.


The Pioneer-Wynford FFA/FCS hosted its annual Harvest Day for the Wynford kindergartners Oct. 15. 

Some of the fun activities included a farm animal petting zoo, a hay obstacle course, tile slides, a corn sensory table and lots of fun crafts.

For lunch, all FFA and FCS students ate with the kindergartners and had a great time getting to know them.


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