FFA Members Advance to State
On March 18th, 2014, several Putnam County FFA members competed in Area III FFA contests in Kirksville. FFA contests are designed to test member’s skills in leadership, FFA knowledge, and public speaking. The Area III FFA Association is comprised of 23 schools.
This year’s results are:
FFA Knowledge Team: Team members are Abby H, Sara W, Jacob H, and Derek L. The team placed 4th at area out of 15 teams and advanced to district contest. At district contest in Monroe City on March 24th, the team placed 9th which qualified them for State contest in Columbia April 24, 2014.
FFA Creed Speaking: The Creed speaker for Putnam County was Tanner B. Tanner was first place at Area FFA contest out of 16 participants. This qualified him for district contest which was held on March 24th in Monroe City, where he placed 3rd and qualified for State contest in Columbia April 24, 2014.
Division II Prepared Public Speaking: Katelyn G competed in the Division II speaking contest and placed 6th out of 8 contestants.
State Officer Interviews: Ashley S interviewed for the State Officer position for the Area III Association. Ashley wasn’t selected for the position but did an outstanding job representing our chapter.
Scrapbook Competition: Chelsey V entered her chapter FFA scrapbook in the scrapbook competition and placed 4th out of 11 entries.