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Members of the Marais des Cygnes Poultry Club (from left) Peyton Sherron, Atticus Sondy, Alyssa Sherron and Ciara Arnold won first place at the Kansas State Fair in the 4-H poultry judging category.

Members of the Marais des Cygnes Poultry Club recently earned first place at the Kansas State Fair, and now they are working to raise funds for a trip to the national conference in Kentucky.

The 4-H Poultry Judging Team of Peyton Sherron, Atticus Sondy, Alyssa Sherron and Ciara Arnold earned first place at the state fair. They now plan to attend the 4-H National Poultry & Egg Conference in Louisville, Ky., on Nov. 20 and 21.

The Paola Optimist Club is having a breakfast fundraiser for the team from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, in Building No. 4 at the Miami County Fairgrounds.

Editor and Publisher Brian McCauley can be reached at (913) 294-2311 or brian.mccauley@miconews.com.

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