Halfway FFA dairy foods team wins state competition

Halfway FFA dairy foods team wins state competition


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

COLUMBIA, Mo., April 22, 2022 – The Halfway FFA Chapter won the dairy foods career development event at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 50 teams in the competition.

The team members include Isaac Ingram, Rea Spear, Brayden Doke and Katie Howard. Ingram placed third, Spear placed fourth, Doke placed 27th and Howard placed 82nd out of 190 participants. The Halfway FFA advisor is Jeff Voris.

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 25,626 members representing 353 chapters. The national organization has more than 735,000 members representing 8,817 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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Front from left: Advisor Jeff Voris and Brayden Doke.
Middle from left: Katie Howard and Morea Spear.

Back from left: Isaac Ingram

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