The Marshall County High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) club traveled to the state convention on June 7-9 in Frankfort.
“We are very proud of our students’ performance both at the regional qualifying level and at this year’s state convention,” said Jourdan Palmeri, FFA sponsor and agriculture teacher. “Marshall County had the largest number of students from any school in the region to qualify for their respective state competitions, and we are excited to carry this momentum forward into the 2022-23 school year,”
Eight students received the Kentucky FFA State Degree: Hannah Smith, Zoey Ramsey, Brent Holly, Piper McClain, Kolt Riley, Collin Shadowen, Presleigh Jennings, and Jackson McLean.
In the Food Science Career Development Event (CDE), a team of Ramsey, Jennings, McClain, and Brooke Hurley took third place.
In the Specialty Animal Production Proficiency, Smith earned first place.
In the Goat or Sheep Impromptu speaking even Ramsey placed third.
In the Agricultural Mechanics Impromptu speech McLean took second place.
In the Creed Speaking event, Abby Treas earned fourth place.