Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Students Earn Honors

Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center students earned honors at the local competition held in Ackerman, MS. The Louisville chapter of FFA competed in both skills events and platform contests for their FFA Federation Contest on Friday, February 21, 2014, bringing home awards in all events entered. The chapter competed in five senior events: Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Creed Speaking, Tractor Operations, Arc Welding, and Tool Identification. At the end of the event, the group was awarded the following trophies: second place in Opening and Closing Ceremonies, Creed Speaking, and Tractor Operations – advancing to the Central District FFA contest on March 1, 2014 - along with third place finishes in Tool Identification and Arc Welding.

                     Opening and Closing Ceremonies Team
Front Row (L-R): Macey Donald, President; Taylor Alexander, Secretary;
 Hunter McElroy, Student AdvisorBack Row (L-R): Alex Eubanks, Reporter;
Dawson Mitchell, Sentinel; Ridge Roberts, Vice President; Lance Vernon, Treasurer

FFA Creed Speaking – Taylor Alexander

 Tool Identification Team
   L-R: Marcus Banks, Randall Miller, Dalton Watts
(not pictured – Chance Bowie)

                          Tractor Operations Team
L-R: Bay White, Cameron Miller, Nick Shields

                                 Arc Welding Team
      L-R: Tyler Sheldon, Brandon Black, Donte Jones, Shaquille Shumaker