Alex Pfeiffer (front, center), Greencastle, a member of the Ivy Tech-Wabash Valley Livestock Judging Team, joins his agriculture student teammates in competing at a national judging event in California. Joining Pfeiffer are (from left) Adrianna Lehman, Clinton, soils; Brian VanDenburgh, Clay City, soils; Ethan Wyrick, West Terre Haute, livestock; Allison Creed, Sullivan, livestock; and Ira Moore, Terre Haute, livestock. Ivy Tech competed in the North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Judging Competition at Modesto (Calif.) Junior College. The livestock team, coached by Bob Leib, finished ninth in the two-year college division. It was the first time Ivy Tech has competed in the livestock competition in which students are required to judge four animals each in the categories of beef cattle, hogs, sheep and goats.