On March 14th West Central FFA members attended the Tri-Valley CDEs. Jeremy Nettifee, an Ag Mechanics wizard, placed third individually. “It’s awesome getting third considering how big the contest is, and I’m glad my hard work is helping me to succeed,” stated Jeremy Nettifee. However, Nettifee wasn’t the only one who saw success. In Floriculture Melinda Knuth placed fourth individually. Knuth also helped the floriculture team place fifth overall. The team included Melinda Knuth, Sydnie Howey, Sarah Eich, and Maty Skinner. After the competition Knuth expressed her excitement, “It is pretty cool to know that you’re mastering the concepts know what you’re doing. I’m glad that all the studying and practice are paying off.” The West Central Horse Judging team also placed fourth overall. The team included Chrisy Becker, Jorry Lammers, and Breanna Grey. Other finishes included Stacia Knuth who roped in a 22nd place finish out of 57 in Food Science, Riley Olson who placed 24th out of 133 people in Natural Resources, and Chrisy Becker who placed 7th in Horse Judging. Over all the West Central FFA did a great job.
Submitted by Kelsey Wagner and Sami Galliger