Monroe City FFA food science and technology team places third in state competition

Monroe City FFA food science and technology team places third in state competition


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SEDALIA, Mo., April 30, 2021 – The Monroe City FFA Chapter placed third in the food science and technology career development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. There were 17 teams in the competition.

The team members include Anna Barnes, Tyler Hays, Korbyn Cheek and Trace Greiman. Barnes placed fourth, Hays placed 15th, Cheek placed 22nd and Greiman placed 55th out of 62 participants. The Monroe City FFA advisors are Keriann Brandt and Chad Cook.

The food science and technology CDE requires students to have an in-depth understanding of food product development, food presentation and food safety issues. Participants also use their sensory skills to solve problems and make sound decisions.

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, Barnes and Cheek

From back left are Greiman and Hays

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