Forsyth FFA forestry team wins state competition

Forsyth FFA forestry team wins 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 Forsyth FFA Chapter won the forestry career development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. There were 22 teams in the competition.

The team members include Landry Stuart, Emmalea Cook, Kera Mingus and Zac Jennings. Stuart placed second, Cook placed fourth, Mingus placed fifth and Jennings placed seventh out of 76 participants. The Forsyth FFA advisors are Clint Gailey and Patrick Holt.

The forestry CDE tests the diversity of the FFA members’ knowledge of the forestry industry. Students must be proficient in tree equipment identification, forest management, forestry applications and also take a general knowledge exam.

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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