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Region students compete at state FFA event

FFA members from across South Dakota met on Dec. 6 and 7 for the State FFA Leadership Career Development Events in Pierre.

Winning teams and individuals will advance and compete in their career Development Event areas at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind., next fall.

These area students and teams placed:

Parliamentary Procedure:

Gold, McCook Central.

All State Parli Pro Team:

Reporter, Shelby Schwank, McCook Central; Sentinel, Brooke Schallenkamp, McCook Central.

Public Speaking: silver, Kelsey Repenning, Mitchell; Bronze, Daniel Vellek, Bon Homme.

Extemporaneous Speaking: gold, Drew Kraft, Wessington Springs; bronze, Lacy Walters, Mitchell. Job interview: gold, Courtney Nolz, Mitchell; gold, Drew Kraft, Wessington Springs.

Marketing Plan Competition: gold, Mitchell; silver, McCook Central. Ag Issues: silver, Mitchell. Ag Communications: silver, McCook Central.

Agribusiness Salesmanship: gold, Daniel Lauritsen, Winner.

Ag Broadcasting and Journalism: silver, Brandon Stolitz, Bridgewater.

Junior Conduct of Meetings: gold, McCook Central.