by Caleb Renfro, ECHS FFA Reporter
Eight members of the Edmonson County FFA Chapter attended the Kentucky FFA State Convention in Lexington, June 7-9,2016.
The chapter was awarded the Gold Emblem rating, which is based on the number and quality of activities conducted throughout the year.
Madison Alexander and Maranda Garrett served as chapter delegates at the convention.
Madison Alexander, Emily Davidson, Maranda Garrett, Emery Hunt, Mattie Cowles, Caleb Renfro, and Nate Wilson each received the Kentucky FFA State Degree.
Mattie Cowles competed in the State Floral Impromptu contest.
Caleb Renfro competed in the State Ag Mechanics Impromptu contest, as well as the Swine Entrepreneurship SAE.
Nate Wilson competed in the State FFA A.I.C. competition.
Madison Alexander competed in the Nursery Production Proficiency contest.
Eli Lamastus competed in the Agriscience Research Proficiency contest.
Aaron Decker competed in the Poultry Production Proficiency contest, and he also competed for a State FFA office.
Laura Beth Wilson, Savannah Lindsey, and Brianna Webb served in the Courtesy Court.
Over 2,500 members attended the Kentucky FFA State Convention.
Chapter advisers are Mr. Bruce Lindsey and Mr. Randy Graham.