November 9, 2017 (By Ashley Cooper, FFA) - Center FFA had a great day at district contest Tuesday. The FFA Chapter carried 13 teams to competition with over 30 different schools. We had four teams advance to area competition and seven teams bannered or placed in the top four schools in their competition.
Out of those 30 schools, Center was awarded the Second Place Sweepstakes award, which means we were the second best school in the district.
Teams advancing to area competition are (placing either 1st or 2nd):
Public Relations placing 2nd: Jaylee Sims, Carsen Vickers, and Kelsey Adair
Agriculture Issues Forum placing 2nd: Kaitland Anderson, Anthony Salas, Emma Locke, and Zoie Eberenz
Greenhand Quiz placing 2nd: Michael Myers, Cade Meamber, Jeremiah Gregg, and Jase Bird (individual placings were 3rd Cade Meamber and 4th Michael Myers)
Sr. Creed Speaking placing 2nd: Maddie Russell
Teams that were awarded banners included (placing at least 4th):
Greenhand Skills placing 3rd: Garren Dubea, Hunter Carroll, Hunter Rowland, and Hayleigh Smith
Agriculture Advocacy placing 4th: Mallory Fausett, Maddie Russell, Kalei LaRock, and Madison Kirby
Greenhand Chapter Conducting placing 4th: Jase Bird, Kennedy Bush, Jeremiah Gregg, Cade Meamber, Michael Myers, Corben Odem
Other Team placings:
Sr. Skills placing 5th: Raimi Phillips, Bethany Kaluza, Taylor Burch, and Kelsey Strong
Job Interview placing 5th: Makayla Mayo
Sr. Chapter Conducting placing 6th: Kelsey Adair, Kaitland Anderson, Reanna Arndt, Colton Crawford, Madison Kirby, and Makayla Mayo
Sr. Quiz placing 7th: Gracie Clifton, Kelsey Strong, Zoie Eberenz, and Tori Rameriz
Greenhand Creed Speaking 8th place: Garren Dubea
Radio Broadcasting placing 12th: Emma Locke, Logan Holloway, and Kaden LaRock
Good luck to those teams heading to area competition next week Tuesday November 14th at Stephen F. Austin State University.