FFA teams head to state competition


Cierra O'Connell

FFA student sophomore Aaron Fox competes on the Senior Skills team at the FFA LDE showcase in late October.

Ore James, Online Editor-in-Chief

Students from two FFA teams will compete at the State LDE (Leadership Development Events) Contest at Sam Houston State University on Friday.

The advancing teams are:

  • Agricultural Advocacy: Brandon Traw, Trinity Beaty, Tori LaPres, Grace Williams and Owen Parker
  • Senior Quiz Team: Abigail Crawford, Isabelle Keck, Anna Wingert and Laura Porter

Students qualified for state after placing in the top two at the Area 3 contest on November 15. To qualify for area, teams needed to place in the top three at the district competition. Students from the Agricultural Advocacy, Agricultural Skills, Radio Broadcasting, Junior and Senior Quiz, Chapter Conducting, Creed, and Job Interview teams all advanced to area from the district contest on November 8.