FFA chapters compete in Marion
FFA chapters in the county participated in ag communications, ag sales, and job interview events Dec. 13 in Marion.
Hillsboro’s ag communications team, comprised of Shelby Johnson, Amanda
Bartel, Callyan Lacio, and Ellian Wiesbeck placed second overall, with Bartel placing second individually, Wiesbeck third, and Johnson eighth.
Participants in ag sales took a written test, developed and presented a sales presentation for an ag product, and presented it to a potential customer.
Centre’s team, comprised of Cole Srajer, Jensen Riffel, Max Svoboda, and Zach Barney, placed third overall. Barney placed first individually.
Marion-Florence FFA placed sixth. Team members were Jenna Helmer, Devin Soyez, Cassie Meyer, and Shelby Cairns. The greenhand team placed second. Individually, Tristan Williams placed third, Abigail Stuchlik sixth, and Tabor Workman ninth.
Hillsboro’s Cole Kaufman placed 10th overall in greenhand ag sales.
Participants were required to submit a resume and cover letter prior to the event, conduct a personal job interview, complete a job application, and write a follow-up letter for the job.
Grace Knepp of Centre placed seventh overall. Cairns and Meyer of Marion-Florence also participated.
Last modified Dec. 20, 2017