FFA Members Advance through the Ranks of Leadership Development Events

It was a whirlwind of preparation as FFA members traveled to the Sub-District FFA Leadership Contest on Monday, February 27, with a quick turnaround for those advancing to the South Central District FFA Convention on Saturday, March 4.  Both competitions allowed FFA members the chance to share their passion for the FFA through presentation of the information for their competition!  The Sub-District FFA Leadership Contest took us to Osceola, IA where our FFA members were very successful, the results are as follows:

Agriculture Sales – Advanced to Districts

  • Grant Boyd

FFA Creed Speaking – Advanced To Districts

  • Zoey Hamilton

Prepared Public Speaking – Bronze Rating

  • Blake Boyd
Sub Blake Public Speak

Chapter Program – Advanced to Districts

  • Adeline Stone
  • Quinn Kernen
  • Lane Leeper

Greenhand Quiz – Competing at Districts

  • Leighanna Bundt
  • Megan Young
  • Cortlynn Cook
GH Quiz

Chapter Quiz – Competing at Districts

  • Judd Eastin
  • Annabell Edwards
    Sub Chapter Quiz

    Members that advanced to the South Central District FFA Convention had just a few short days to revise and prepare for the next level of competition, while several other FFA members prepped for their first level of competition.  These FFA members had the opportunity to vye for a chance to compete at the Iowa FFA Convention in April, and we were pleased with the outcome for the day of all our members!  The results were as follows:

    • GOLD RATING, ADVANCE TO STATE – Ag Sales:  Grant Boyd
    • GOLD RATING, ADVANCE TO STATE – FFA Creed: Zoey Hamilton
    • GOLD RATING, ADVANCE TO STATE – Experience the Action: Morgan Buckingham, Megan Young, Cortlynn Cook, John Newman, Mildred Waugh
    • GOLD RATING, ADVANCE TO STATE – Ag Impact: Lola Helton, Taylor Leahy, Aubri Perkins, Soiyer Smith, Riley Benda, Kamryn Jones
    • GOLD RATING, ALTERNATE TO STATE Ag Issues – Abby Leahy, Makenna Perkins, Justyn Edwards, Jeffrey Richards, Wade Hill, Austin Jensen
    • Greenhand Quiz:  GOLD RATING – Cortlynn Cook  and SILVER RATING –  Megan Young
    • SILVER RATING – Chapter Program:  Addy Stone, Quinn Kernen, Lane Leeper
    Dist Chapter Program
    • SILVER RATING – Chapter Website: Olivia Saylor
    Dist Livi Website

    Also competing:

    • GOLD RATING, ALTERNATE TO STATE – FFA Treasurer’s Book – Matthew Coffelt and Adriene Kelley
    • GOLD RATING, ALTERNATE TO STATE – FFA Secretary’s Book – Nattalie Coffey and Reese DeVore
    • BRONZE RATING – FFA Reporter’s Scrapbook:  Lexi Jensen and Hadley Bell

    We were also honored to have Wyatt Hamaker and Mason Allen serve as our South Central District FFA Delegates where they were able to approve district events and select the 2023-2024 South Central District FFA Officer Team.  Finally, we were pleased to recognize several of our Senior FFA Members for Academic Achievement, acknowledging that they have achieved a 3.5 or higher cumulative GPA during their high school career.

    District Delegates

    Central Trail FFA members have worked hard in preparation for these events, and it is evident that hard work and dedication has paid off for all of them.