Albion FFA students compete at district competition

Posted 8 March 2014 at 12:00 am

Provided photo – Albion FFA students who competed at the district competition include, front row, from left: Alexis Bentley, Alexis Maines, Julie Porter, Sophia Smith, Alaina Fleming, Laiken Ricker, Clara Stilwell, Isabel Penafiel, Lauren Beam. Back row: Megan Rosato, Sara Millspaugh, Logan London, Elizabeth Bentley, Abigail Maines, Harrison Brown and Jayne Bannister.

Article by FFA reporter Megan Rosato

BATAVIA – Albion FFA members went to BOCES in Batavia on Thursday to compete in FFA Districts. Students competed in Career Development Events (CDEs), which help students develop the abilities to think critically, communicate clearly, and perform effectively in a competitive manner.

There are 24 CDEs, covering job skills in everything from communications to mechanics. The finalists moving on to substates include:

Junior prepared: Lauren Beam 2nd;

Junior Creed: Alexis Maines 2nd, Alexis Bentley 4th, Clara Stilwell 5th;

Senior Prepared: Sara Millspaugh 3rd;

Senior Extemporaneous: Jayne Bannister 1st, Elizabeth Bentley 2nd, Abigail Maines 4th, Megan Rosato 5th;

Job Interview: Sara Millspaugh 3rd, Logan London 5th.

Congratulations to everyone who competed and also to those who will be advancing on to the next level.