On Friday, May 12th, the Forestry Program from the Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center competed in the annual FFA State Forestry contest in Ellisville, Mississippi. This event is team-based with individual scores calculated in the areas of: general knowledge examination, forestry tool identification, tree identification, compass and pacing course, and sawlog volume estimation. Two teams represented the WLCTC in the competition. Team A consisted of Braden Estes, RJ Pierce, Jesse Boydstun, & Holland Humphries. This team placed third overall in the state. The members of Team B were Mack Ball, Lance Sanders, Peyton McCool, & Dylan Castle. Team B received the honor of placing in the top ten in the state. The various skills these students acquired through the Forestry program allowed them to represent WLCTC and Winston County well.
Pictured here are Third Place State Winners from Team A: Holland Humphries, Braden Estes, Jesse Boydstun, & not pictured RJ Pierce