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Madison FFA competes at texas A&M University

Members of the James Madison FFA traveled to Texas A&M University on Saturday, April 5 to compete in the Area 7 FFA Career Development Events. The events hosted by the Area 7 FFA Association were open to more than 100 schools from south and central Texas for an opportunity to earn a berth to compete later this month at the Texas FFA State Career Development Events.

Career Development Events are designed to help a member prepare for a career in agriculture by testing and challenging the student's technical, leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills as well as their knowledge of subject matter within agriculture.

James Madison FFA competed in 7 events and advanced 4 teams to the State Finals. The results are as follows:

Floriculture- 3rd Place Team (Advanced to State Finals)

Members: Brianna Camacho - 9th Place High Point Individual

Junelyn Gamao - 3rd Place High Point Individual

Alicia Perez

Shelby Stone

Coach: Mr. Joshua Anderson

Horse Judging- 1st Place Team (Advanced to State Finals)

Members: Jessica Glass

Taylor King - 1st Place High Point Individual

Scout Odegaard - 5th Place High Point Individual

Charlie Sokolov - 9th Place High Point Individual

Coach: Ms. Kari Beth Langbein

Livestock Judging- 1st Place Team (Advanced to State Finals)

Members: Brook Armentrout

Kelsi Christian - 5th Place High Point Individual

Colton Pouncy - 3rd Place High Point Individual

Jordan Rayburg

Coach: Mr. Melvin Pouncy

Meats Evaluation- 8th Place Team

Members: Cassie Jevic

Katie Kendrick

Claire Mai

Araceli Ornelas

Coach: Ms. Kari Beth Langbein

Milk Quality Products- 13th Place Team

Members: Haley Ferguson

Christian Hernandez

Meaghan Martinez

Rebecca West

Coach: Mr. Melvin Pouncy

Nursery/Landscape- 1st Place Team (Advanced to State Finals)

Members: Jordan Doria - 6th Place High Point Individual

Layne Garza - 2nd Place High Point Individual

Victoria Gilcrease - 8th Place High Point Individual

Samantha Kinsey - 1st Place High Point Individual

Coach: Mr. Joshua Anderson

Poultry Evaluation- 15th Place Team

Members: Tyler Hilbig

Fabian Martinez

Hailey Noble

Agatha Scales

Coach: Ms. Jennifer Warren

Posted on April 9, 2014