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Local students win big at state competition

November 8, 2019

Jeff Powers, Chairman of the Ag Board along with Parry Dooley, Joshua Leamy, Makenna Garrett, and their teacher, Lindsay Tomlinson.

Congratulations to local FFA students.

Five students from Bedford County Public Schools won at the state level for Veterinary Science and/or Tractor Troubleshooting at the Virginia FFA State Competition. Each winner was recognized by the Bedford County Ag Board at its November meeting. Pictured here with Jeff Powers, Chairman of the Bedford County Ag Board, and their teacher, Lindsay Tomlinson:

Parry Dooley won for Veterinary Science.
Joshua Leamy won for both Veterinary Science and Tractor Troubleshooting.
Makenna Garrett won for Veterinary Science.

Not pictured:
Thomas Burnette won for Tractor Troubleshooting
Olivia Croft won for Veterinary Science

Congratulations on all your hard work and thank you for your commitment to agriculture in Bedford County.