Aurora FFA nursery/landscape team places second in state competition

Aurora FFA nursery/landscape 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 Aurora FFA Chapter placed second in the nursery/landscape career development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. There were 26 teams in the competition.

The team members include Devin Sims, Noah Lamb, Alyssa Mooneyham and Grant Henderson. Sims placed third, Lamb placed eighth, Mooneyham placed ninth and Henderson placed 17th out of 95 participants. The Aurora FFA advisors are Samuel Percival and Kristy Sivils.

STIHL Outdoor Power Equipment awards scholarships to the top four individuals in the nursery/landscaping CDE.

Individuals in this event are scored on their knowledge of production, marketing, utilization and culture of landscape plants. Students apply the information they learn in their horticulture and landscape design classes.

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 Samuel Percival, Mooneyham and Henderson.

From back left are Lamb and Sims.

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