Monroe City FFA agricultural sales team places second in state competition

Monroe City FFA agricultural sales team places second in state competition


Joyce Cutright: 417-880-2625
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SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 – The Monroe City FFA Chapter placed second in the agricultural sales career development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. There were 16 teams in the competition.

The team members include Logan Lucas, Connor Pfaff, Lauren Smith and Maddy Gares. Lucas placed sixth, Pfaff placed 11th, Smith placed 13th and Gares placed 36th out of 56 participants. The Monroe City FFA advisors are Keriann Brandt and Chad Cook.

Entries include an individual sales presentation and team sales situation for an agricultural product. Competitors also are asked to demonstrate their ability to relate to customers, prospect for customers and carry out promotions. These students can successfully apply classroom learning to real-life situations.

Sponsored by University of Missouri College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources, this CDE is one way the FFA prepares student members for career success. CDEs engage student learning and make a real connection to lifetime goals.

The Missouri FFA has 25,662 members representing 351 chapters. The national organization has more than 760,000 members representing 8,739 chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

The FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.

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From front left are Advisor Keriann Brandt, Smith and Gares.

From back left are Lucas and Pfaff.

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