The Centre FFA Chapter agriculture communications team of Nellie Kassebaum, Callie Riffel, and Kailyn Riffel placed sixth at the state FFA career development event May 4 in Manhattan.
They attended a mock press conference presented by Susan Metzger, Kansas Department of Agriculture Assistant Secretary, then applied the information gained in different practicums to produce a video clip promoting the speaker, compose a press release, and develop a graphic design layout for a poster.
The agriculture sales team of Kristin Vinduska, Cassidy Hill, Carissa Shields, and Cole Srajer placed 16th, and Vinduska placed 16th individually. Haley Rudolph Alexius Kendrick, Hannah Peterson and Rebecca Reneau placed 19th in poultry evaluation, with Rudolph placing 19th individually.
Other Centre teams at the two-day conference May 4-5 included: agriculture mechanics, Trenton Miller, Bryce Naerebout, Dylan Deines, and Greg Oborny; entomology, Haley Rudolph, Rebecca Reneau, Karoline Chizek and Raeanne Bryant; and livestock evaluation, Cassidy Hill, Jared Barney, Dylan Deines and Greg Oborny.