Springfield High’s FFA claims state championship

Pictured are members of Springfield High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter, which took home a state championship during the Louisiana State Soils Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) this week. With the win, the chapter will advance to the National Soils Judging Contest, which will be held May 2, 2019, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Springfield High School’s Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter competed in the Louisiana State Soils Evaluation Career Development Event (CDE) this week.

After countless hours of hard work and dedication from participants Lane Degenhardt, Austin Hambrick, Blake Arceneaux and William Pankey, the SHS FFA chapter took home the state championship on Wednesday, Nov. 7.

With the win, the chapter will advance to the National Soils Judging Contest, which will be held May 2, 2019, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Springfield’s FFA chapter would like to thank Mike Strain, Commissioner of the LA Department of Agriculture and Forestry, for allowing the competition to be held at the state offices in Woodworth, Louisiana.

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