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Atticus Sondy (right) of Paola recently earned first place in the market egg judging event during the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference in Louisville, Ky.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Atticus Sondy, a 16-year-old Paola High School junior, recently earned first place in the market egg judging event during the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference.

The conference took place Nov. 20 and 21 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Ky.

The local egg-judging team also earned second place in market egg judging and eighth place overall, according to a news release.

The 4-H Poultry Judging Team of Sondy, Peyton Sherron, Alyssa Sherron and Ciara Arnold earned the right to compete at the national convention after winning first place at the state fair earlier this year.

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

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