Logan FFA members compete, place at state
By Hannah Price, Reporter


Posted on June 19, 2017 10:10 AM



On June 5-9, the 88th Kentucky FFA State Convention was held in Lexington, Kentucky.  The theme for this year’s convention was ‘This is Home’. Our Logan County High School officer team called the convention ‘home’ for this week.  Our officers competed in Senior Parliamentary Procedure, Speeches, Ag Sales, Proficiency, Reporter Corps, and the Agriscience Fair.

The 2016-2017 President and Vice-President, Andrew Milam and Zach Brinkley, also attended, competing in Star Farmer and Star Placement. Each of these contests proceeded to state after winning at the Barren River Regional level.

Ag Sales: Jessalyn Robey, Meleea Reno, Caroline Baker, and Kennedy Campbell

Senior Parliamentary Procedure: Andrew Milam, Zach Brinkley, DJ Price, Blake Taylor, Luke Davenport, Ann-Meguiar Bouldin, Paige Brown, Jessalyn Robey, Meleea Reno, and Hannah Price

Speeches:

Poultry Impromptu: Mathew Edgar

Greenhouse Impromptu: Meleea Reno

Turf and Lawn Care Impromptu: Zach Brinkley

Public Speaking: Ann-Meguiar Bouldin

Extemporaneous Speaking: Rachel Taylor

Proficiency:

Grain Production-Entrepreneurship: Adam Wright

Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication- Entrepreneurship/Placement: Blake Taylor

Wildlife Production and Management-Entrepreneurship/Placement: Zach Brinkley

Outdoor Recreation-Entrepreneurship/Placement: Zach Brinkley

Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production-Placement: Luke Davenport

Forage Production- Entrepreneurship: Andrew Milam

Forest Management and Products-Entrepreneurship/Placement: Blake Taylor

Agriscience Research-Animal Systems: Meleea Reno

Agricultural Services Entrepreneurship/Placement: Kameron Higgins

Agriscience Research-Integrated Systems: Dru Brown

Beef Production- Entrepreneurship: Andrew Milam

Dairy Production-Entrepreneurship: Jessie Collins

Diversified Agricultural Production-Entrepreneurship/Placement: Dru Brown

Grain Production-Placement: Luke Davenport

Environmental Science and Natural Resources-Entrepreneurship/Placement: DJ Price

Diversified Crop Production-Entrepreneurship: Adam Wright

Star Placement: Zach Brinkley

Star Farmer: Andrew Milam

Reporter Corps: Hannah Price

Agriscience Fair: Rachel Taylor

During State Convention, our chapter attended sessions throughout the week. Motivational speakers such as Dr. Rick Rigsby spoke, as well as the retiring state officers.  Not only this but our competitions kept us extremely busy and proactive throughout the week with June 6 being speech contest and Senior Parliamentary Procedure, as well as Ag Sales on the following day.

Our teams have worked hard preparing for these contests and were rewarded in Andrew Milam and Zach Brinkley finishing in the top 5 in the state. 

Ag sales placed third with Jessalyn Robey earning top individual score.  

Matthew Edgar won the Poultry Impromptu Speech and Meleea Reno earned third in the Greenhouse Impromptu Speech.

Senior Parliamentary finished with a Superior rating, and Adam Wright finishing second in his Grain Production Entrepreneurship. He will move to the national level in October.

  




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