The Brookville FFA Floriculture team competed at the Southside Area contest on March 25, 2015. The Southside Area consists of 15 surrounding counties. There were multiple events at the area contest including Floriculture, Nursery Landscape, Tractor Driving, Tractor Trouble-Shooting, Ag. Mechanics, Small Engines, Crops Judging and Public Speaking.
Brookville had two teams compete in the Floriculture contest and came out with the gold! Brookville’s A team finished in first place and the B team took fourth. Contestants are given a team score and an individual score. Brookville also had four of the top five individuals.
The students on team A will move on to compete at the state contest in Blacksburg, Va at Virginia Tech this June. The contest consists of the students knowing and being able to identify about 200 plants, a general knowledge exam and a floral design with itemized bill.
A big congratulations goes out to:
Ashley Jacques (1st place high individual)
Tara Barbour (2nd place high individual)
Autumn Allis (3rd place high individual)
Taylor Rice (tied for 4th high individual)
B Team- 4th place team:
Kayla Bradley (6th high individual)
Front row from left to right Autumn Allis, Tara Barbour, Ashley Jacques.....back row left to right Danielle Sherman, Miranda Dinkle, Miss Hansotte, Taylor Rice, Kayla Bradley
Left to right...Autumn Allis, Tara Barbour, Ashley Jacques, Taylor Rice