Boyle FFA earns multiple state championships
Published 6:42 pm Monday, July 15, 2019
By MADISON WARREN
Boyle FFA Reporter
The month of June was a busy one for the Boyle County FFA Chapter. Boyle County FFA attended the 90th Kentucky FFA State Convention, held at Rupp Arena from June 10-13.
It had one of the best nights ever in chapter history, with the Parliamentary Procedure Team placing first in the state; the Record Keeping Team placing first in the state; greenhouse impromptu state champion; swine impromptu state champion; prepared public state champion; vegetable production proficiency area; and agriscience research-integrated systems proficiency area state champions.
After the state convention, 16 members from the Boyle County FFA Chapter made their way to Hardinsburg, where they attended the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center, June 24-28.
While there, they trained to become officers, assistant officers and committee chairs. As part of training, they built new leadership skills and learned to work together as a team.
On the final day, leadership awards were given to members who demonstrated skills they had learned and put to work in the past week. Daniel McQuerry, Megan Johnston and Landry Woodrum were awarded with outstanding leadership awards and Molly Crawford and Campbell Coyle were awarded with leadership awards as well.
Sophomore Molly Crawford was the State Champion in Greenhouse Impromptu Speaking. (Photo contributed)
Jake Lyons won the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center Week 2 Quiz Contest. Jake will go on to compete at the State Fair this August. (Photo contributed)
Megan Johnston was elected as Week 2 Camp Council Reporter at the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center. Pictured back left. (Photo contributed)
Junior Landry Woodrum was the State Champion in Prepared Public Speaking. He will go on to compete at the National Event in October. (Photo contributed)
The Parliamentary Procedure Team won the State Contest and will compete in the National Event in October. Team members are (front) Michaela Carpenter, Mackenzie Alexander, Megan Johnston, Kaylee Gilpin, Maddy Noel, (back) Advisor Matt Whitaker, Campbell Coyle, Landry Woodrum, Wyatt Acey and Hunter Ross. (Photo contributed)
Junior Megan Johnston was the State Champion in the Agriscience Research-Integrated Systems Proficiency Area.
Senior Blake Carpenter was the State Champion in Swine Impromptu Speaking, as well as in the Vegetable Production Proficiency Area. (Photo contributed)
The Record Keeping Team won the State Contest for the first time in chapter history. Pictured are team members Eli Hundley, Jace Clements, Advisor Matt Whitaker, Caleb Kernodle, and Jake Lyons. Jake was the State High Individual in this event.(Photo contributed)