The Vandalia FFA competed at the Section 19 Dairy Judging CDE on Thursday, March 22, at Bond County Fairgrounds. The event was hosted by Greenville FFA. Members had to evaluate dairy cows and heifer of various breeds and took a written exam covering DHIA reports, part identification, and equipment. The team finished in second place overall, with Matt Lidy finishing in sixth place overall individually and Dalton Whitten finishing in ninth place overall individually. The team will now advance to the state level at Kaskaskia College on Friday, April 6. Team members are pictured above. In front, from left to right, are Chopper Wilkerson, Anna DePaolo, Amber Halstead, Ali Willenborg and Lizzie Meyer. In back are Kyle Miller, Matt Lidy, Dalton Whitten, Keith Green, Nic Wollerman and Zane Ulmer.