Winston FFA dairy foods team places second in state competition

Winston FFA dairy foods team places second in state competition

CONTACT INFORMATION

Joyce Cutright: 417-880-2625
Jeremy Whistance: 573-268-0009
Email: convention.media@missouriffa.org
Website: Convention.MissouriFFA.org

SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 – The Winston FFA Chapter placed second in the dairy foods career development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. There were 24 teams in the competition.

The team members include Braden Lee, Paige Lang, Megan Christensen and Marissa Uthe. Lee was named top individual, Lang placed seventh, Christensen placed 15th and Uthe placed 42nd out of 88 participants. The Winston FFA advisor is Katie Martin.

The participants in the competition taste-test milk samples for flavor, identify 14 different types of cheese, and use a scoring system to test milk products according to USDA standards. The hands-on portion of the event is combined with an intensive written examination.

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 students in 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 left are Advisor Katie Martin, Lang, Lee, Uthe and Christensen

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