Seneca FFA poultry team places third in state competition
COLUMBIA, Mo., April 21, 2023 – The Seneca FFA Chapter placed third in the poultry evaluation career development event at the 95th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 47 teams in the competition.
The team members Elizabet Helm, Sawyer Cornwell, Paxton Bruegel, Daran Macy. Elm placed 7th, Cornell placed 9th, Bruegel placed 23rd, and Macy placed 58th out of 183 participants. The Seneca FFA advisor is Angel Roller.
The poultry teams evaluate, identify and present their findings on live production hens, ready-to-cook turkeys, processed poultry products, cartons of eggs and broiler parts. In addition, a multiple-choice test and a problem-solving section on poultry management and production are included in the scoring.
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 26,716 members representing 356 chapters. The national organization has more than 850,000 members representing 8,995 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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Pictured from left are Paxton Brugel, Daran Macy, Sawyer Cornell, and Elizabeth Helm.