SCW FFA compete at District IV LDEs

The SCW FFA members’ hard work paid off at District IV LDEs. They have multiple teams and individuals state bound on Dec. 8-9 in Pierre. 

The Ag Issues team, composed of Katie Schmit, Samantha Dean, Megan Linke, Josie Weber, Carter Linke, Aiden Wormstadt and Devyn Thompson, placed first. The Ag Issues Team Presentation is on the hot topic of Lab-Made Beef vs. Traditional Beef. Members have been able to present this topic to companies such as Dakotaland, Woony Foods and Jack Link’s.

The Ag Sales team, composed of Mason Moody, Tryce Slykhuis, Xavier Baysinger and Noah Wormstadt, earned second. The Ag Sales team acts as a national turf and lawn sales specialist for Bayer, trying to sell their products.

Bailey Feistner earned second place  in Prepared Public Speaking. Bailey’s speech is on Mental Health of farmers and other careers within the agricultural industry. 

The following members also placed: Carter Linke, second, Extemporaneous Speaking; Katie Schmit, third, Employment Skills; and Bailey Feistner, third, Ag Broadcasting.

Alternates receiving fourth place were Mason Moody in Extemporaneous Speaking and Brady Larson in Creed Speaking.

Other members who competed at the District IV LDEs were Sidney Salas – Creed Speaking, Morgan Schmiedt – Employment Skills, Ellie Evans – Prepared Public Speaking, and Brylee Eden – AG Broadcasting.

…See photos of the teams in this week’s issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

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