Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

May 22, 2013

Blooming Grove ag mechanics 15th at state

From Staff Reports
Corsicana Daily Sun

Corsicana — Four Blooming Grove FFA Agricultural Mechanics team members were district champions, ranked third in Area competition at Tarleton State University, and advanced to the State contest at Sam Houston State University.

Garrett Lane, Zane Haden, Jacob Conger and Wes Tipping teamed up to place 15th at the State FFA Career Development Events held Friday, May 3 , where they competed against schools ranging from Class 1A to 5A.

The contest consists of a 100-question written exam and hands on activities where students had to individually demonstrate knowledge of Machinery Equipment Systems, Electrical Systems, Structural Systems and Environmental/Natural Resource Systems, and perform one team skill using surveying equipment.