Team members are Luke Norris, Amanda Beals, Kelly Hansen and Beth Ann Hansen, all from Greencastle.
The team is coached by Gayle Hansen of Greencastle.
The junior-level Putnam Ants team, which was composed of Amanda Beals, Luke Norris and Kelly Hansen, placed second at the State 4-H/FFA Entomology Contest.
Individual honors in the junior-level division went to Amanda Beals as second-place individual, Luke Norris as sixth-place individual and Kelly Hansen for seventh-place individual.
In the senior division, Beth Ann Hansen took second as an individual.
Career Development Events are designed to encourage youth to learn all they can about a specific topic. In entomology they learn to identify insect specimens. They must also complete a quiz on insects. Youth practice the skills of observation, analysis and communication -- skills they will use their entire lives.
Youth also enjoy the fun, teamwork and competition of Career Development judging events. There are more than a dozen different competitions where 4-H'ers may participate in career development events.