Princeton high school has team score highly in a career development event at the national FFA convention
Date 2012/10/28 11:30:00 | Topic: KTTN/KGOZ News
|Among judging results at the national F-F-A Convention in Indianapolis, Princeton FFA Chapter had a team placed seventh in the country in evaluating livestock. Princeton had won first place in livestock judging during Missouri's FFA convention—thus qualifying the team for the national career development event.|
Team members Brody Cridlebaugh, Kimberly Meinke (MIKE), and Emily Schwenneker each receive a gold emblem nationally while a fourth member,
Jake Letner, received a silver emblem.
As a team, Princeton earned a gold emblem.
Taking first place in national livestock evaluations was a team from Oklahoma. Missouri F-F-A has three national winners in career development events.
Separate teams from the F-F-A chapter of Columbia won first place in forestry and poultry.
A team from the Neosho F-F-A wins in agronomy. Missouri had 47 entries judged for national proficiency awards—three of them are from the Green City F-F-A. Samantha Coulsen received a silver in specialty crop production; Miranda Coulsen received a silver in nursery operations and Bethany Fude received a bronze in small animal production and care.
A member of the Chillicothe F-F-A – Lauren Haley – was listed as second out of 23 who competed in animal systems, division one, of the national agri science fair. Miss Haley is among nine youth in the country to receive a gold award in this category.
Former Trenton R-9 FFA Instructor Steven Rogers, now with the Missouri FFA staff, received an HONORARY American FFA Degree at the national convention.