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Nacogdoches FFA students place at state contest
Posted 05 - 07 - 2013

Photo: Poultry Evaluation team

May 6, 2013                                                    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

District Contact: Rayanne Schmid, communications coordinator

936-569-5000, ext. 8845 (office) or 936-585-1518 (Cell)

NACOGDOCHES — The Nacogdoches FFA brought home two awards from State Career Development Event contest on May 3-4.

On Friday, May 3, the Floriculture, Nursery/landscape, and Farm Business Management teams competed at Sam Houston State University in the State CDE contest. The Floriculture team placed eighth in state.

On Saturday, May 4, the Meats Evaluation and Poultry Evaluation teams competed at Texas A&M University ‘s State CDE contest. The Poultry Evaluation team placed seventh in the state, and the Meats Evaluation team was 15th in the state.  

“Nathan (Jordan) and I are extremely proud of what our chapter has accomplished this year,” said FFA sponsor and Nacogdoches High School agriculture teacher Rachael Valenti. “Our kids have shown what it means to set goals, work hard, and achieve those goals.”


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