On September 18th, the Southeast Polk FFA Chapter found success in the South Central District CDE (Career Development Event) Day at the Clarke County Fairgrounds in Osceola. 70 SEP members competed in 8 different events, over 1050 members from around central Iowa participating.

Advanced Horse

  • Olivia Fischer – 14th overall individual
  • Madeleine Handsaker – 24th overall individual

Advanced Livestock

  • Kole McNeer, Lydia Johnson, and Tricia Veldhuizen – top overall team
  • Lydia Johnson – first overall individual
  • Tricia Veldhuizen – 4th overall individual


  • Wyatt Bailey – top overall individual

Dairy Foods

  • Abby Wing – 11th overall
  • Christian Oleson – 20th overall

Novice Horse

  • Katie Headington, Victoria Cook, Alaina Osweiler, and Haley Osweiler – 6th overall team
  • Haley Osweiler – 14th overall individual
  • Macy Craven – 18th overall individual
  • Molly Ballagh – 20th overall individual.

Novice Livestock

  • Alex Huberty, Josh Canida, Drew Lehman, and Justin Vande Lunde – 5th overall team
  • Grant Becker – 24th overall individual


  • Riley Lockard, Maura Ballagh, Mariksa Danley and Billy Webb – 7th overall team
  • Riley Lockard – 7th overall individual.

Vet Science

  • Emma Collins, Chenoa Kay Shaw, Selena Hill, and Emma Dove – 4th overall
  • Emma Hay, Lauren Kirkle, Abbi Cataldo, and Madison Franklin – 6th overall
  • Abbi Aldrich – 16th overall individual