LCHS FFA competes, wins, learns at state
By Jenna Simmons, Reporter

Posted on July 5, 2015 2:31 PM

On June 8, the Logan County FFA chapter sent 18 students to Lexington to participate in the Kentucky State FFA Convention. Students at convention participated in many different types of competitions that they placed in at the regional level, competitions including impromptu speeches, record keeping, and senior parliamentary procedure.

The students also attended different sessions with speakers involved in agriculture. These included workshops that helped further their leadership skills and interest in agriculture.

There were many competitions that our students competed in while at Convention. These competitions consisted of:

Record Keeping Team- Jessalyn Robey, Jill Baldwin, and Taylor Beaty

Parliamentary Procedure- Wesley Estes, Ashley Brinkley, Nick Stuart, Connor Williams, Jessica Brown, Kelly Eicher, Kenton Howard, Shelby Blythe, Morgan Hunt, and Abby Arnold

Extemporaneous Speech- Wesley Estes

Turf and Lawn Care Impromptu Speech- Zach Brinkley

Greenhouse Impromptu Speech- Ashley Brinkley

Small Animal Impromptu Speech- Morgan Hunt

Fruit and Vegetable Impromptu Speech- Abby Arnold

Goat and Sheep Impromptu Speech- Shelby Blythe

Public Speaking- Ann-Meguiar Bouldin

Creed Speaking- Meleea Reno

Floral Impromptu Speech- Jenna Simmons

Ag Research Integrated System Proficiency- DJ Price

Ag Processing- Shelby Blythe

Beef Placement- Wesley Estes

Forage Production- Andrew Milam

Swine Production Placement- Kelly Eicher

Diversified Crop Production Entrepreneurship- Adam Wright

Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production- Alex Hughes

Grain Production Entrepreneurship- Adam Wright

Food Science and Technology- Shelby Blythe

Wildlife Management- DJ Price

Out of these competitions, Wesley Estes placed 1st in his Extemporaneous speech and 1st in his Beef Production Proficiency, Shelby Blythe placed 3rd in her Agriculture Processing Entrepreneurship, Adam Wright placed 3rd in his Grain Production Entrepreneurship, Kelly Eicher placed 3rd in his Swine Production Placement, and Meleea Reno placed 4th in Creed speaking

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