The FFA Marketing team placed first and will be advancing to the national competition. From left to right: Allie King, Olivia Jones and Sarah Price.
The DHS FFA Chapter won a plethora of awards at the FFA State Convention.
The FFA Agricultural Sales team placed first and will be advancing to the national competition. From left to right: Taylor Welch, Rebecca Reed, Kayla French and Tauseef Nadeem.
The FFA Parliamentary Procedures team placed third. From left to right: Aaron Stapleton, Taylor Welch, Trip Johnson, Rebecca Reed, Tauseef Nadeem and Abby Adams.
Some members of the Dyersburg FFA chapter attended the Tennessee FFA State Convention in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, from March 21 to March 23.
Most students left in a school bus on the morning of March 18 and reached Gatlinburg that evening. The first of the seven FFA State Convention sessions was on the morning of March 21. The students had to attend the mandatory sessions and an FFA workshop. Some students also competed in state competitions.
On March 19, the Parliamentary Procedures team competed against five other teams from across the state. The team consisted of Abby Adams, Trip Johnson, Tauseef Nadeem, Rebecca Reed, Aaron Stapleton and Taylor Welch. The team received third place.
On March 20, the Agricultural Sales team competed against five other teams as well. The team consisted of Kayla French, Nadeem, Reed and Welch. The team placed first and is advancing to the National FFA competition for Agricultural Sales.
The Marketing team also won state for a second year in a row. The team includes Olivia Jones, Allie King and Sarah Price. This means they advance to the National FFA competition for Marketing.
The Cooperative Development Challenge team placed first in West Tennessee and fifth in the state.
Jimmy Bernard, Daniel Butler and Jones placed first in their individual proficiency areas and have advanced to Nationals.
The students returned to Dyersburg on March 23.