Local residents did well at the Junior Livestock auction at the San Diego County Fair.
Showing at the fair is the way that many students who aim to be farmers can raise money for their higher education.
In Market Beef Eli Martineau of Valley Center 4-H was Grand Champion and 4-H Champion. Harrison Bauer of VC FFA was Reserve Grand Champion. Among the 2015 Division Champions, Harrison Bauer was FFA Champion and Eli Martineau was 4-H Champion.
In Market Goats Reserve Grand Champion was Julia Martinet of Escondido FFA. 2015 Division Champions were Julia Martinet, who was FFA Champion and FFA Reserve Champion,
In the Chicken Meat Pen, Evan Maher of Valley Center 4-H was Grand Champion and 4-H Champion. Harrison Bauer of Valley Center FFA was FFA Reservation Champion.
In the Turkey Meat Pen, Emily Franko of VC FFA was Grand Champion and FFA Champion. Kelsey McCaffree of Valley Center 4-H was 4-H Reserve Champion.
Valley Center resident Emily Franko of the VC FFA was one of the Junior Livestock Auction Scholarship recipients.