Tony Feitz, C.J. Coy, John Thackery, and Steve Vonderheide traveled to Austin, TX for the seventh annual Student Challenge Exam at the Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) Meetings. Purdue placed 8th out of 32 teams. The students worked hard to prepare for the competition and were surprised when Purdue was announced in 1st place. “I was excited to see our other team take 1st place and I am working hard to take this momentum forward to perform well at the GCSAA Show in Orlando, FL” according to 2nd year turf bowl member and Secretary of the Turf Club, C.J. Coy.
8th place team from left to right: John Thackery, Tony Feitz, Steve Vonderheide, C.J. Coy