Local FFA team knows its spuds
Reardan places first in potato judging competition
Last updated 11/23/2022 at 9:50am
REARDAN–The school’s FFA program earned another state championship, this time in the Washington State Potato Judging contest held in Moses Lake on Nov. 16.
Seventh and eighth graders from Rick Perleberg’s Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources class comprised the two teams that competed against 50 other FFA teams.
Reardan’s team of Kelsey Koch, Colton Lonning, Levi Collier, Kashley Brown and Freedom LaMoureaux pitted their knowledge of russet potatoes against 230 other competitors and came out on top.
The team of Paige Cushman, Lyla Heinemann, Olivia Wicks and Mylegh Bynum placed...