NEW PARIS — Even though it was really muddy, the urban and rural soil teams did an amazing job at the District Five FFA Contest on Sept. 27 in Darke County.
The urban soils team placed 14th, which is a great accomplishment. All team members are first year FFA members. The team was led by Jenna Deaton (26th), Maya Palmer (53rd), Molli Deaton (74th), Daniel Osswald (90th), Tucker Mitchell (111th), Caliber Davis (126th) and James Morgan (128th).
The rural soils team placed second at the District Five FFA Contest.
The top four members advanced to the state contest on Oct. 14 in Lancaster. The team consisted of Blake Osswald (8th), Ethan Kosier (10th), Grant Deaton (11th), Josh Osswald (21st), Tayten Reynolds (67th), and Megan Irvin (193rd).
The National Trail MVCTC FFA Chapter is a satellite program located at National Trail through Miami Valley Career Technology Center. The Chapter is advised by Carmen and Eric Kennel.