Members of the Jourdanton FFA Chapter traveled to Huntsville, Friday, December 6, to compete in Texas FFA’s Leadership Career Development Events.
Jourdanton FFA’s Chapter Farmer Chapter Conducting, Greenhand Chapter Conducting, Greenhand Agricultural Quiz, and Public Relations teams qualified for the state competition by finishing first or second in one of the state’s 66 district competitions and first or second in one of twelve area competitions. More than 5,400 entries began the statewidetournament in 13 different events, which reflect classroom instruction in basic leadership skills.
Jourdanton FFA placed 8th Place out of 208 entries in the Chapter Farmer Chapter Conducting Contest. Team members included: Carli Foster, Joey Dickey, Claire Vyvlecka, Aiden Guzman, Madi Vick, Savannah Segura, Molly Barton, Sawyer Huggins, Ally Foster, and Michael Howard.
Jourdanton FFA placed in the top 24 of the state out of 564 entries in the Greenhand Agricultural Quiz Contest. Team members included: Jadyn Jupe, Cali Hindes, Laurie Kubish, and Bryce Harter.
Jourdanton FFA placed in the top 24 of the state out of 186 entries in the Greenhand Chapter Conducting Contest. Team members included: Jadyn Jupe, Cali Hindes, Laurie Kubish, Bryce Harter, Sydney Blair, Kooper Schorsch, Riley Howard, Kirby McNeill, Slade Huggins and Tate Yow.
Jourdanton FFA placed in the top 24 of the state out of 348 entries in the Public Relations Contest. Team members included: Claire Vyvlecka, Jenny Vrana, Emma Roach, and Madison Yow.
The Texas FFA is the nation’s largest state FFA associations with a membership of more than 137,000 active FFA members. FFA programs teach skills in leadership, career development and personal growth. FFA gives students the opportunity to practically apply classroom knowledge to real-world experiences through local, state and national competitions.
Sam Houston State University has partnered with Texas FFA in hosting these competitions for more than 80 years.