North Huron FFA moves on to State Convention in four Leadership Contests

(HURON COUNTY) — Several North Huron FFA students participated in Regional Leadership Contests at Laker High School last week. The chapter has 13 members set to compete at the Michigan FFA State Convention March 9-11 at Michigan State University. Those receiving first place and advancing to the State Finals on March 10 include Casey Baranski in the Creed Speaking Contest and the Agricultural Issues Team of Maggie Fischer, Emily Kosinski, Allyson Majeski, Katelyn Fortin, Nicole Alexander, Adrian Tibbits and Mike Jahn. Those receiving second place and advancing to the State Semi-Finals to compete for a spot in the State Finals Contest on March 9 were Raegan Gembarski and the Demonstration Team consisting of Tammy Kessel, Nick Schramski and Kendall and Sheridan Pawlowski. The demonstration team demonstrated the process of embryo transfer in cattle. North Huron FFA made history last year when they won their first state leadership contest by winning the Agricultural Issues event while discussing the pros and cons of wind energy in Huron County. The Agricultural Issues team this year discusses the pros and cons of mergers of large agricultural companies.