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Vale FFA competitors wow judges in Salem

Kyla Wright and Matt McBride were part of a Vale FFA team that competed in a livestock judging contest at the state fair recently. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell)

VALE – The warning bell for the next class was barely fading at Vale High School last week but junior Matt McBride and senior Kyla Wright remained in their Future Farmers of America class.

Wearing their dark blue FFA jackets, they were excited to recount the school’s success in Salem at the Oregon State Fair.

McBride, Wright and seven other students put in . . .