College hosts Wyoming State FFA Veterinary Science Competition

Friday, September 14th, 2012 • 8:37 am

EWC played host to the 2012 Wyoming State FFA Veterinary Science competition on Wednesday, September 12, 2012.  Fifty FFA Members from 10 Chapters across Wyoming participated in the event. 
The competition consisted of a written test on 9 areas of animal and veterinary sciences, plus sections of animal breed identification, veterinary equipment identification and animal parasite identification for each individual.  In addition to individual competition, each team was given a scenario to develop a written response with facts and options to improve an animal care and ethics issue in the United States.
The Chief Washakie Chapter from Worland and Casper Chapter earned the opportunity to represent Wyoming FFA at the first National FFA Veterinary Science Competition in Indianapolis, IN during the 2012 National FFA Convention, October 24-27.
Results from the Individual competition:  1st– Seth Peterson, Chief Washakie Chapter; 2nd – Ty Carpenter, Jim Bridger Chapter; 3rd – Kaylen Lewis, Casper Chapter; 4th– Danae McGarvin, Chief Washakie Chapter; 5th – Tevin Smith, Casper Chapter; and 6th – Lacey Packard, Casper Chapter.
Teams Results: 1st – Chief Washakie Chapter (Worland); 2nd – Casper Chapter; 3rd – Jim Bridger Chapter (Mountain View); 4th – Burns Chapter; 5th – Southeast Chapter (Yoder); and 6th Devils Tower Chapter (Hulett).  Other Chapters also participating were Newcastle, Wheatland, Frontier (Cheyenne) and Torrington.

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