On Wednesday, Feb. 3, 35 members of the Atlantic FFA chapter competed in the Sub District Career Development Events with six advancing to District FFA Convention. FFA member Bryan York competed in Ag Sales earning a Gold placing 1st and advancing to Districts. Taylor McCreedy competed in the Ag Broadcasting CDE placing second earning a Gold and advancing to Districts. Claire Pellett competed in FFA Creed placing second earning a Gold and advancing to Districts. Dylan Comes competed in the Extemporaneous Speaking category placing second earning a Silver and advancing to Districts. Cooper Jipsen competed in the Ag Welding contest placing 1st earning a gold and advancing to Districts. Wyatt Rednibaugh competed in the Torch Welding contest placing first earning a gold and advancing to Districts.
The Conduct of meetings team of Callee Pellett, Colton Becker, Thomas Leonard, Chris Keegan, Tate Niklsen, Colton Rudy, and Makalya Atkinson placed 4th earning a Silver and will be the alternate to Districts. The Chapter Program team of Garrett Reynolds, Jackson McLaren and Roth Den Beste placed fourth earning a Silver and will be the alternate to Districts. Daniel Freund competed in the Job interview earning Silver placing fifth.
In the Farm Business Management Test, Atlantic FFA had nine members compete, Logan Eilts, Malena Woodward, Bryan York, Wyatt Redinbaugh, Aspen Niklasen, Garrett Reynolds, Gunner Kirchhoff, Hannah Carlson and Caroline Pellett. Carlson placed 1st, Woodward was second and EIlts was fifth, York was seventh, Redinbaugh was ninth, Niklasen was 11th, Reynolds was 13th, Pellett was 14th, and Kirchhoff was 19th.
In the FFA Freshman Greenhand Quiz, Atlantic FFA had 9 members participate. Claire Pellett, Colton Rudy, Colton Becker, Tate Niklase, Makayla Atkinson, Callee Pellett, Charles Klemmensen, Thomas Leonard, Roth Den Beste
FFA advisor Eric Miller commented, “I was proud of all the hard work members put into preparing for their event.”