Buckingham FFA compete in area forestry contest

Published 11:33 pm Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Members of the Buckingham FFA chapters competed in the Southeast Area Forestry Contest held Nov. 14 in Powhatan, in both the senior and junior level events. The contest included tree identification, topographic map interpretation and measure tree volume. In addition to these events, the senior team had to read a compass, and juniors had to determine tree value. The senior team members included Stephen Davis, Shalynn Elick, Tyler Padgett and Jakob Toney. The senior team placed fourth overall in their division. The junior team placed third in their division with members Hunter Branch, Jacob Carter, Daniel Farrish and Cassidy Tyson. Farrish placed sixth and Branch placed seventh individually. The Buckingham FFA would like recognize Matt Hall and Henry Parris for their assistance in preparing the teams for the contest.

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