NCHS Soil Judging Team Wins First Place in State Competition-Congratulations!!!

L-R) Danielle Beard, State FFA Area III Vice President; Chris Head, State FFA Sentinel; Hals Beard, FFA Advisor; Lauren Beard, Lorenzo Evans (kneeling), Erica Morgan, Ryan Deville (kneeling); Charles Guillory, NRCS; Gordon Newton, NRCS; Lindsay Lutes, State FFA Parliamentarian and Tyler Landry, State FFA President.
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North Central High School, Lebeau, La., won first-place honors at the 43rd Annual FFA State Soil Judging Career Development Event held at Louisiana State University-Alexandria recently.

Over 200 FFA members on 58 FFA teams from throughout the state participated in the day-long event. FFA members of each team were asked to describe various soil properties in the field and record accompanying natural resource conservation practices on four different sites near Alexandria, Louisiana.

The event was sponsored by the Louisiana Association of FFA, Louisiana Association of Conservation Districts, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Soil and Water Conservation Society and Louisiana’s 44 Soil and Water Conservation Districts.