FFA places in top 10
Marion/Florence FFA members placed third place at the South Central District FFA agriculture sales career development event Wednesday.
Participants in the agriculture sales event took a written test, developed and presented a sales presentation for an agricultural product, and presented a team sale of a Carry-On Trailer product.
Team members competing in the event were Peyton Ensey, Cassie Meyer, Colton Boudreaux, and Tristan Williams.
Individually Ensey placed fifth, and Williams seventh.
Marion’s Greenhand team placed second in the greenhand division of the Ag Sales CDE.
Individually, Gracie Mackey placed third, and Mickelly Soyez fifth.
Colton Boudreaux and Tristan Williams competed in the employability skills career development event.
Contest members submitted a resume’ and cover letter prior to the event, conducted a personal job interview, completed an application, and wrote a follow-up letter after the interview.
Williams made finals and received seventh place individually.
The event was hosted by the Marion FFA chapter at Eastmoor United Methodist Church.
Last modified Dec. 12, 2018