Lakeview FFA teams place at state event


The Lakeview FFA recently competed at the State FFA Career Development Events. The events were held at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge on March 28.

The Dairy Foods team earned 3rd place at state. This team consisted of Mason Harper, Emily Johnson, Ashley Womack, and Brandon Roberts. Mason was recognized as the High Point Individual for scoring the best in the competition.

Electricity finished 2nd, earning the distinction of State Runner Up. The electrician was Lucas Drummer.

Team members Tyler Sullivan, Kelsey Shoemaker, Bayli Quick, and Emily Windham became eligible to compete at the state event after placing 2nd at the Area II Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event March 9 at Northwestern State University. The team advances to national competition at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana, in October.

The Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event allows students to demonstrate their knowledge in plant materials, plant disorders, cultural practices, design and construction, supplies and equipment, safety, interpersonal relations, marketing, and records and reports.

FFA is a national organization of over 600,000 members preparing for leadership and careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture. FFA is an integral part of the agricultural education program in public schools. The FFA mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.