FFA Members Compete at District Contests

Thursday, April 17, 2014
Poultry Team, left to right, are Corlie Wilson, Landon DeLisle, Maura Kellams and Macie Hoggard.

The Portageville FFA competed in the District Career Development Events at Cape Girardeau on Thursday, April 3 and Saturday, April 5. Members also collected gently used shoes for the Soles 4 Souls campaign and added their collections to those of other FFA chapters around the district.

Teams who competed at districts are: Entomology: Kelsi Jones, Brianna Jones, Adrienne Duncan, and John Newsome. Nursery/Landscaping: Jeremiah Shelton, Caleb Shelton, Tyler Haynes, and Austin Crysler. Floriculture: Hannah Bullock, Caroline Samples, Tellasha Luster, and Sydney Carter. Agronomy: Brittany Bessenger, Jill Kellams, Ethan Cooper, and Trevor Brands. Poultry: Maura Kellams, Landon DeLisle, Macie Hoggard, and Corlie Wilson. Ag Mechanics: Trevor Brands, Brandon Riggs, and Landon DeLisle.

The poultry team placed 7th overall in their contest and will be advancing to compete at the Missouri FFA State Convention which will be held April 24 - 25 at the Hearnes Center in Columbia, MO.

Members show off the shoes they collected for the Soles 4 Souls charity.