Shanks places sixth in state FFA employment skills competition

Shanks places sixth in state FFA employment skills competition


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Sedalia, Mo., April 30, 2021 — Hannah Shanks of the Vienna FFA Chapter placed sixth in the employment skills leadership development event at the 93rd Missouri FFA Convention. Sixteen students from six districts were selected to compete at the state level. Shank’s advisor is Sara Schwartze.

Northwest Missouri State University School of Agricultural Sciences, Maryville, sponsors the competition, which requires contestants to complete a resume, cover letter, job application and a personal interview.

This LDE helps FFA prepare members for career success. LDEs 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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