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Effingham County FFA takes the lead at 2007 Georgia Carolina state fair
Amanda Lennox
Amanda Lennox won first place in senior showmanship at the fair, and her goat won third in the 100-108 pound category. - photo by Photo submitted

Members of the ECMS and ECHS FFA participated in the Georgia Carolina State Fair.

ECMS student Justin Hinely took first place in junior goat showmanship and Orry Smith took second.

ECHS students Amanda Lennox took first place in goat senior showmanship and Lauren Shuman took third.

Market goat winners:
37-47 pounds
First place-Justin Hinely
Second place-Wade Jenkins
Third place-Skyler Jones

48-57 pounds
First place-Orry Smith
Second place-Lauren Shuman
Third place-Danielle Lowery

100-108 pounds
Third place-Amanda Lennox

109-115 pounds
Second place-Lauren Shuman

The students had a great time and have learned a lot about the responsibility of taking care of an animal, showmanship and which animals are good meat goats.