Student compete in contests
CASSTOWN — Recently the Miami East-MVCTC FFA Food Science and Technology Team competed in the District 5 Contests hosted by Anna High School.
In the Food Science and Technology Contest contestants included Emma Linn, Kelsey Kirchner, Zach Kronenberger, Emily Thimmes, Alyssa Westgerdes, Hunter Sharp, Katie Bodenmiller and Katie Bendickson.
Miami East students placed fourth out of 52 teams. The highest placing individuals from Miami East was Emma Linn, who third overall in the contest. There were more than 200 individuals in the contest.
During the contest the team members were asked to complete a product development scenario in which they calculated the nutritional facts for a new food product and design a new package. Also they completed an aroma identification section, took a written test, responded to mock customer complaint scenarios, identified sanitation errors in the food industry, and completed a taste sensory test and flavor identification.
Card club winners named
MIAMI COUNTY — TWIG 4 Card Club Marathon winners for October include:
First — Jean Shaneyfelt and Arlene Ehlers
Second — Marsha Simpson and Penny Dye
Third — Sandy Haack and Ruth Treon
First — Tom and Sue Gagnon
Second — Art and Joanne Disbrow
Third — Terry and Louretta Gaston
First — Lou Holter and Judy Logan
Second — Joyce Fraas and Ruth Jenkins
Third — Barbara Wilson and Penny Dye
First — Sue Gagnon
Second — Laury Braby
Third — Beth Earhart
First — Mary Jo Lyons
Second — Jane Athey
Third — Alice Schlemmer
First — Tim and Sally Adams
Second — Dr. Robert Allen and Dave Weaver
First — Julia Routson
Second — Beth Earhart
Third — Nancy Nims
First — Jan Wise and Mary Ann Heckman
Second — Betty Hatfield and Pauline Tate
Third — Dottie Laufer and Joan Hunter
First — Sandy Czajka
Second — Cindy Wingert
Third — Laury Braby and Ruth Treon.