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2015 FFA Convention

Picture of Marshall FFA Chapter
Congratulations to the Marshall FFA Chapter for being named the top chapter in the country during the National FFA Convention in Louisville.

 

Other results:

Career Development Events Summary

  • 15 of 20 teams/individuals received Gold rating
  • Agricultural Mechanics – Cass Career Center – 4th place
  • Agricultural Sales – Eldon – 10th place
  • Agronomy – Fair Grove – 8th place
  • Creed Speaking – Trenton -- Emily Kasinger – 3rd place
  • Dairy Foods – Fair Play  – 3rd place
  • Farm Business Management – Palmyra – 8th place
  • Floriculture – Hermann – 2nd place
  • Forestry – Verona – 9th place – High Individual in the Nation – Dillon Freiburger
  • Horse Evaluation – 3rd place
  • Livestock Evaluation – North Callaway – 5th place
  • Meats – Columbia  – 6th place
  • Nursery/Landscape – Skyline – 6th place
  • Poultry – Columbia – 2nd place
  • 11 members placed in the Top 10 Individuals in their respective CDE 

Agriscience Fair 

  • 20 out of 24 agriscience fair projects placed in the top fifteen in the nation.
  • Abbigale Riesdesel from Bolivar placed 3rd in Food Products and Processing Systems.

Proficiency Awards

  • 6 National Finalists of which one named a National Winner 
  • Agricultural Mechanics Energy System – Derick White – Milan -- Finalist
  • Agriscience Research – Animal Systems – Jacob Noblitt – Bolivar – Finalist
  • Diversified Horticulture – Gene Collins – Holden – Finalist
  •  Emerging Agricultural Technology – Stephanie Borgman - Slater – Finalist
  • Grain Production – Entrepreneurship – Clayton Robinson – Mark Twain – National Winner 
  • Sheep Production – Mackenzie Stumpe – Mexico - Finalist

American Star in Agribusiness Finalist 

  • Ben Niendick – Wellington-Napoleon

American Star Farmer Finalist 

  • Dylan Massa – Liberal

National FFA Band  

  • 15 of approximately 100 members selected nationally

National FFA Chorus 

  • ​​​10 of approximately 75 members selected nationally

National FFA Talent Performers  

  • 5 selected nationally

Honorary American FFA Degree

  • Dr. Michael Aide, SEMO; Rusty Black, Chillicothe; Lee Crabtree, Crest Ridge; Chris Dunard, Washington; Kristen Fenner, Sweet Springs; Bruce Fowler, Vandalia; Valerie Harris, DESE Staff; Amy Holder, Jamesport; Tim Larrick, South Shelby; Melodie Marshall, Rolla; Angel Roller, Seneca; Kathy Siebert, DESE Staff; Dr. Jon Simonsen, MU; Deanna Thies, Boonville.