Roundup of FFA news for Dec. 8, 2016


HANOVERTON, Ohio — The United FFA sent six members to Smithville for a parliamentary procedure contest Nov. 17. They placed second and will compete in the district competition.

Members include MaKenzie Clemens, McKenzie Walton, Kelly Heffinger, Becky Bernet, Brooke Hofmeister and Austin White.

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SULLIVAN, Ohio — The Job Interview career development event for District 3 was Nov. 17, at Smithville High School.

Black River FFA members prepared a resume and cover letter, compiled a portfolio, completed an application, interviewed with a company representative and completed a follow up letter.

Students were divided into divisions based upon their grade level. First year members, Anna Shearer and Mitchell Young competed in the freshman and sophomore divisions.

Shearer earned a first place finish and will be advancing to the State Job Interview CDE Dec. 3.

Also a first time member competing in the event, Young, earned second place within his sophomore division.

Third-year member, Callee Aviles, competed in the junior division and also earned first place finish. Additionally, fourth-year member, Joey Rochford, competed in the senior division and received second place.

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JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — Every year the Hiland FFA participates in the Trapshoot Contest. This year the contest was held in Columbus, and the Hiland FFA Trapshoot Team one placed 11th and team two placed 12th.

The contestants were split up randomly. The members who took part in this contest were: Carson Feikert, Bailey Engstrom, Marlin Hershberger, Kyle Huprich, Ryan Mast, Violet Miller, Tanner Neuenschwander, Parker Stutzman, Miguel Tapia and Tallie Troyer.

The Hiland FFA chapter sent Sarah Rose Farquhar to Sub-Districts Job Interview which was held at Buckeye Career Center. Before she went to the contest she had to write a cover letter and a resume.

At the contest, Farquhar filled out an application, had a personal interview with a judge, and had to write a follow up letter after the interview. At sub-districts she placed first, and at district job interview she placed second.


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