Harry Boone, director of Agriculture Education at WVU, presents the First Place Award in the State Horse Judging Contest to Pocahontas County FFA members, l to r: Charity Morrison, Adrienna Feury, Noah Barkley and Ben Davis. Photo courtesy of Erwin Berry

Four members of the Pocahontas County FFA Chapter traveled to Potomac State College in Keyser Saturday to compete in the State Horse Judging Contest. 

The PCHS team placed first, which earned them a trip to compete in the National FFA Horse Judging Contest in Indianapolis, Indiana in October. 

Rounding out the Top 10 at Saturday’s competition were Jefferson, Mineral County, Tyler, Cabell Midland, Taylor County, Mason County, Lincoln County, Magnolia and Doddridge.

PCHS FFA member Ben Davis won first place in the individual competition.

Noah Barkley who was fourth overall. Charity Morrison was the eighth place individual and Adrienna Feury was 22nd.