FFA Success at Speaking Contest

Nicole Morris
Last night 20 Central Catholic FFA members competed in the Stanislaus-Tuolumne Sectional Speaking Finals.
Our students competed in 7 different contest areas. Jessica and I are very proud of all their hard work and commitment to becoming better leaders for their communities. Students placing in 1st – 4th place will move on to the Central Region FFA Speaking finals at Modesto Junior College on March 8th. Pictures are attached. Here are the results!

Best Informed Greenhand (freshmen only) – Contestants: Gracie Chavez, Laura Maring, Brooke Miranda, Kate Oliveira, Spencer Cole, Sarah Cole, Annaliese Van Klaveren, Tori Stinson & Lukas Hallak – 2nd Place Overall High Team (Gracie, Brooke, Analiese, Sarah, Lukas), 4th Place Overall High Team (Laura, Spencer, Kate, Tori) 2nd High Individual Gracie Chavez, 3rd High Individual Brooke Miranda, 6th High Individual Annaliese Van Klaveren

Creed Presentation (freshmen only) – 3rd Place Spencer Cole, 4th Place Laura Maring, 5th Place Tori Stinson, 6th Place Kate Oliveira

Impromptu Public Speaking (sophomores only) – Contestants: Joseph Silva

Job Interview – Contestants: 1st Place Josephine Henderson, 5th Place Bianca Sams, 6th Place Bella Rossini, 8th Place Mary Nascimento

Prepared Public Speaking – Contestants: Bailey Scheuber, Marissa Martinez, Isabella Van Klaveren– 3rd Place Bailey Scheuber

Extemporaneous Public Speaking – Contestants: 1st Place Elisabeth Watkins, 2nd Place Ben Shinkwin

Marketing Cooperatives – 1st Place Overall High Team (Josephine Henderson, Bianca Sams and Mary Nascimento), 4th Place Overall
High Team (Bella Rossini, Devyn Halvorson, Ben Shinkwin), 1st Place Individual Josephine Henderson, 2nd Place Individual Bianca Sams, 3rd Place Individual Mary Nascimento

The top 4 individuals in each contest area are moving on to the Central Region Speaking Finals for a chance to move onto the California State FFA Finals. Please congratulate these students when you see them around campus! Thank you to all the parents who attended, staff who helped students practice and Mitzi for driving students to the contest yesterday.