Carrier Mills-Stonefort FFA

The Carrier Mills-Stonefort High School FFA attended the Agriculture Youth Day presented by Modern Woodmen of America at the DuQuoin State Fair on August 26. Thirty-one total FFA Teams from all across southern Illinois competed in the Farmyard Follies throughout the evening.This year’s events included the crowd favorite tug-of-war, backseat driving (where a student drives a golf cart through an obstacle course blindfolded while another student directs them through the course), tarp folding, the bat race, water balloon toss, hay bale tossing, hay bale stacking, and the shovel race.  Carrier Mills-Stonefort had 20 students compete in the various events, and out of the 31 teams, CMSF earned a 3rd Place finish in the water balloon toss, 7th in the tug-of-war competition, and tied for 10th in the hay bale toss.   

CMSF FFA: (front row left to right) Ethan Morse, Kyle Bristow, Laura Talandis, Malaki Metcalf, and Braden Snodgrass. (second row left to right) Cydney Maxfield, Sierra Scott, and Colton Rice. (third row left to right) Kitana Rees, Emmalee Fly, David Leiter, and Hunter Patterson. (fourth row left to right) Easton Dalton, Judd Patterson, Jacob Reeves, DC Stout, and Hunter Denney. (top row left to right) Jeremy Choat, Bryer Reynolds, and Mason Owens.