FFA students across District 5 competed for top honors at the District 5 LDE competition, hosted by Otero Junior College on Feb. 6.

According to OJC's Brooke Matthew, approximately 120 youth attended the event.

Competitions included Quiz Bowl, Parli Pro, Prepared Speech, Extemporaneous Speech and Creed Contest.

Fowler took top honors in the Quiz Bowl and Parli Pro contests, and Fowler's Dominik Becerra ranked first in the Extemporaneous Speech competition.

Makynna Reiff of Custer County placed first with her prepared speech. Boden Wilson won the Creed Contest, another victory for Custer County.

Other FFA chapters that competed were Rye, Rocky Ford, Crowley County, Pueblo County, Hoehne, Cheraw, Aguilar, Manzanola and Florence.