Member of Beech Grove’s FFA, an organization that promotes farm education and leadership, participated in the Area 6 forestry and entomology contest Nov. 30 at the Hamilton County Fairgrounds. Competing individually and in teams of four, students identified insects and leaves and completed written exams. The group also competed in the state meet.
The competitors included (from left) Allison Merritt, Daniel Newton, Isabella Foster and Ashlynn Morelock; (below) Lillian Ferguson, Megan Brown, Shelby Hill and Julia Reel. Not pictured: Bella Foster, Karina Almazan, Faith Wolfe, Joe Petree, Collin Eckstein, Andy Galvez, Alexa Peak, Randi Rider, Jade Pender, Tobias Kinder and Zack Nichols.