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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

April 8, 2011

Northwest hosts high school students for district agriculture contest

MARYVILLE, Mo. - More than 1,200 students from 53 Northwest Missouri high schools competed March 29-30 in Northwest District Career Development Events at Northwest Missouri State University.

Events took place on the Northwest campus, the R.T. Wright University Farm, the Maryville Community Center, the Maryville Community Building and the Ed Phillips Memorial Arena.

"The success of this huge undertaking is due to the excellent work of Northwest faculty and staff, district agriculture teachers, Northwest students and members of the Maryville community," said Rod Barr, program coordinator and instructor in Northwest's Department of Agriculture.  

The top-ranking teams in each category are listed below. A complete listing of team and individual results can be found by clicking here.

  • Ag Mechanics - Hamilton
  • Ag Sales - Trenton
  • Agronomy - Gallatin
  • Dairy Cattle - Princeton
  • Dairy Foods - Albany
  • Entomology - Hamilton
  • Farm Management - North Platte
  • Floriculture - Dekalb
  • Forestry - Hamilton
  • Horse Judging - Princeton
  • Livestock - Princeton
  • Meats - Princeton
  • Nursery/Landscape - Hamilton
  • Poultry - Princeton
  • Soils - Princeton
  • Sweepstakes (single teacher department) - Hamilton
  • Sweepstakes (multi-teacher department) - Savannah

 

Results from the FFA Leadership Events include:

  • FFA Knowledge - Princeton
  • Ag Issues - East Buchanan
  • Parliamentary Procedure - Trenton
  • FFA Creed - Jaime Luke - Stanberry
  • Division 1 Prepared Public Speaking - Morgan Walkup, East Buchanan
  • Division 2 Prepared Public Speaking - Emily Eiberger, King City
  • Advanced Prepared Public Speaking - Justin Conover, Pattonsburg
  • Extemporaneous Speaking - Breanne Brammer, Gallatin
  • Job Interview - Sydney Lawrence, North Harrison

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Media Relations Specialist
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468