Wise wins grand champion

Published 8:40 am Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tanner Wise, of Poplar View Farm LLC is a ninth grader at Buckingham County High School. He competed at the Piedmont Area Jr. Livestock Show on Saturday, April 27, at the Blackstone Livestock Market showing two Katahdin market lambs, and two ewe lambs that he raised on his family’s farm. Tanner won first place and grand champion with his market lamb pair, fourth and fifth place market lambs (120-125 lb. class as individuals), second place ewe lamb (90-110 lb. class), second place ewe lamb (120-125 lb. class) and third place in the Intermediate Showmanship class. Wise is President of the Buckingham/Cumberland 4-H Livestock Club where he has been showing livestock for seven years. Tanner is the son of David and Sherri Wise of the Willis Mountain area of Buckingham County. Pictured here is Tanner with his Grand Champion Market lamb pair.