COLDWATER – Members of the Versailles FFA participated in the District 5 Food Science and Technology Contest on Nov. 14 at Coldwater.
The contest required students to identify aromas, conduct a taste test, take a written test over food quality and safety, identify safety problems from a customer complaint letter, solve math problems and identify food processing tools.
Members who competed in this contest included Courtney Batten, Grace McEldowney, Cayla Batten, Emma Peters, Shiloh Hess, Caleb Fraley, Zach Watren and Mallory York.
There were 35 teams competing in the District 5 contest with 125 individuals. The Versailles FFA had two teams compete in the contest.
The team consisting of Grace McEldowney, Shiloh Hess, Courtney Batten and Emma Peters placed sixth overall in the contest. The Versailles FFA team was led by Emma Peters and Grace McEldowney,