Ash Grove FFA’s 2019 ag mechanics team places second in state contest

The Ash Grove FFA Chapter placed second in the agricultural mechanics career development event at the 91st Missouri FFA Convention. There were 45 teams in the competition.
Team members include Daniel Elliott, William Lampley, Wyatt Stubblefield and Dillon Magers. Individually, Elliot placed fourth, Lampley placed eighth, Stubblefield placed 43rd and Magers placed 54th out of 163 participants. The Ash Grove advisor is Nathan Isakson.
The agricultural mechanics CDE consists of a written examination along with skill and problem-solving activities used to assess participants’ knowledge in the areas of agricultural machinery, small engine power, tractor power, agricultural electrification, woodwork and carpentry, concrete and plumbing, metal fabrication, soil and water management, and repair and maintenance.
This contest is sponsored by the University of Missouri, Columbia, College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources. It is one way the FFA prepares student members for career success. CDEs engage student learning and make a real connection to lifetime goals.
The Missouri FFA has 25,375 members representing 347 chapters. The national organization has more than 669,000 members representing 8,630 chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
The FFA strives to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.


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