FFA teams advance to State Competition
Members from the Stevens Point FFA participated in the regional FFA Career Development event in Appleton, and three teams will be advancing to state competition Friday, April 27, in Madison.
Career Development Events (CDE) are career skill programs that include problem solving, critical thinking and teamwork skills. The participants develop basic leadership skills and critical team relationships.
Career development events reflect what currently takes place in the entire agricultural education program, including classroom instruction, laboratory instruction, individualized instruction and/or supervised agricultural experience. CDEs are intended to be an outgrowth of instruction. Also, it stimulates instruction in emerging career areas in the community.
Skill areas completed include dairy, horticulture, forestry, veterinary science, livestock and horse science.
The Poultry, Floriculture and Forestry teams will advance to state.
The Poultry team consisted of Savannah Bartelt, Alex Brezinski and Lydia Kildahl.
In the Floriculture Team, including Stephanie Hirzy, Morgan Mallek, Suzanna Viau and Zoe Zalewski.
The Forestry team consisted of Jacqueline Wisinski, Justin Wisinski, Parker Wisinski and Trevor Wisinski.
In the Dairy Cattle evaluation, the team consisted of Alysha Belker, Abby Von Gnetchen and Maya Worzalla.
Horse Science team includes Kaylin Gawlik, Kristin Souchek and Breanna Weiler.
The Livestock Evaluation team was represented by Bailey Adams, Allison Schulist and Lily Trzebiatowski.
The Veterinary Science team contestants were Kelsey Burton, Ellisa Frederickson and Cassidy Hoffman.