On March 30, 2011 the Chillicothe FFA Chapter participated in the Northwest District FFA Contest. The teams and individuals that qualified will participate in the state contests April 14th and 15th, in Columbia, MO.
The results are as follows:
Agricultural Issues, 2nd place (state) – Cecily Donoho, Phoebe Purtle, John Davis, Jennifer Waits, Morgan Hughes, Maresa Sykes, Emmy Venner, Stephen Cook (Tech), Diana Nelson (Tech);
Parliamentary Procedure, 2nd place (state) -Evinne Bowman (Alt), Madi Condron, Jordan Huddleston, Bridgett Kieffer, Cyrsten Lollar, Lizzie McCoy, Brooke McCulley (Alt), and Blake Rasmussen;
Prepared Public Speaking Division II – 2nd place (state) – Caela Ashford, Alternate – Tanner Jones;
Knowledge Team 6th place -Shantel Cooper (Alt), Quinten Lewis, Faith Peters, Paige Peters, Matt Depuy;
Creed Speaking, 2nd place (state) – Elizabeth Warren;
Extemporaneous Speaking 2nd place (state) – Haley Thompson.
On March 29 and March 30, 2011 the Chillicothe FFA Chapter participated in the Northwest District Ag Contest.
The results are as follows:
Agriculture Mechanics 10th place -Justin Jones, Justin Lewis, Clark Morris, Colton Reeter;
Agronomy 22nd place – James Sedgwick, Zach Hamil, Lilly Scott;
Dairy Foods 25th place -Tucker Jones, Anthony Peniston, Logan Wilson;
Dairy Cattle 13th place – Maddie Boyles, Jordan Hall, Travis Henry, John Roney;
Entomology 20th place-Hunter Brown, Dylan Proctor, Alexa Wheelbarger, Vanessa Wheelbarger;
Farm Management 5th place (state) -John Davis, Cassie Reid, Stephen Cook, Lauren Dietzschold (seventh high individual), Maycee Hoover (Alt);
Floriculture 28th place-Keara Hopper, Sarah Johnson, Sierra Midgett;
Forestry 18th place-Daniel Nowland, Kenyon Spainhour, Tucker Jones;
Horses 6th place- Devinn Ashford, Lara Hopper (Alt), Dani Moore, Mindi Prindle, Tanner Thompson;
Livestock 9th place -Clark Allen, Kelton Diggs, Kayla McCullough, Michaela Simmer, Terrance Smith (Alt), Cassie Summers (Alt);
Meats 19th place -Lynzie Colvin, Matt Goll, Hannah Meyers, Brooklyn Reed;
Nursery/Landscape 17th place -Caela Ashford, Taylor Daly, Kaitlyn Garr, Sarah Hussey.
The Chillicothe FFA fielded 15 teams and 4 speaker at District Agriculture and FFA Career Development Events on March 30st and April 1st. A total of 64 students competed from the Chillicothe FFA.
The career development events were held at Northwest Missouri State University. 325 teams consisting of nearly 1350 students from 49 different schools competed this year. Local FFA members brought home 1 tenth place or higher honors. Chillicothe FFA qualified 4 teams and 3 speakers for State FFA Convention. The convention is to be held on the campus of the University of Missouri on April 14 & 15, 2010 in Columbia, MO.
The local chapter is part of the Agricultural Education Program at the Grand River Technical School and is composed of students from Bosworth, Chillicothe, and Southwest high schools.