Eldorado Springs FFA knowledge team places second in state competition
COLUMBIA, Mo., April 22, 2022 – The Eldorado Springs FFA Chapter placed second in the FFA knowledge career development event at the 94th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 53 teams in the competition.
The team members include Piper Spencer, Justin Barnett, Kiera Strauch and Clanci Mckellips. Spencer placed fourth, Barnett placed seventh, Strauch placed seventh and Mckellips placed 37th out of 107 participants. The Eldorado Springs FFA advisors are Jay Martin and Jill Chapman.
The knowledge teams spend numerous hours studying for the 100-question test covering FFA history and information on the National FFA Organization.
Sponsored by the Northwest Missouri State University Agriculture Department, this contest is one of many ways 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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Kiera Strauch, Piper Spencer, Clanci McKellips, Justin Barnett