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Local FFA Students Advance to State, Receive Academic Awards

Posted: Tuesday, March 13th, 2018 at 4:53 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News - Andrew Schneider

Local FFA students competed in the Career Development Events leadership district contest in Grinnell over the weekend.

Camryn Norton and Kayla Beyer of Pella and Knoxville’s Chapter Program team of Mickayla McGill, Makenzie Varner, and Cole Murphy advanced to state. McGill was also elected as Vice President of the South Central Region.

Makenzie Varner and Megan Moore of Knoxville and Jordyn Sanders, Nick Haselhaun, Payton Kelderman, Logan Anderson, and Hannah Jerkins of Twin Cedars received the Academic Achievement Award as well.

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Gold Advancing to State:
Ag Sales – Camryn Norton
Treasures Book – Kayla Beyer

Gold Alternate to State: Chapter Website – Ella Jahner

Gold – 2nd Place Team: Chapter Quiz – Codi Holdeman, Kayla Beyer, Shianne Votava, & Sierra VanderWeerdt

Gold Rating: Welding – Trett Langstraat

Silver Rating: CREED Speaking – Sierra VanderWeerdt

Bronze Rating: Ag Issues – Carmen Westerkamp, Ethan Klyn, Alex DeArmond, John Fetty, & Shianne Votava

Knoxville FFA:
Chapter Program team of Mickayla McGill, Makenzie Varner, and Cole Murphy received 1st gold and advanced to state.

Brenda Goff – public speaking – Gold
Tanna Davis, Samara Staton, Josie Brooks, Justyce Eck, Madysen Smith, Kallee Cupples, and Jase Allison – Conduct of Meetings team – Silver
Savanna Scott, Maddy Findley, Faith Hatch, Hannah Schakel, Jayette Carter – Parliamentary Procedure team – silver
Nate Finarty and Eli Hamilton – Welding Gold, 5th as a team

Makenzie Varner and Megan Moore received Academic Achievement Award

Twin Cedars:
Lane Anderson – Welding – Gold
Experience the Action Team – Silver
Ag CSI – Rules Issue – Participation