The South Johnston and Cleveland High School FFA Chapters have qualified to compete at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana.
The South Johnston FFA Food Science & Technology Team recently earned first place in the North Carolina FFA Food Science & Technology State Contest. They also qualified for the in-person events in Indianapolis after making it in the Top 17 in the nation. South Johnston High School is very close to getting into the Top 10 in the nation or possibly winning a national championship.
Team Members include: Joshua Williams – 2021 Graduate; Adam Miller – Senior; Morgan Simpson – Junior; Kara Allen – Junior; and Agriculture Teacher & FFA Advisor – John Ross Robertson.
The Cleveland FFA Milk Quality earned first place in the State in the North Carolina FFA Milk Quality and Products State Contest. The win qualified the team for the in-person events in Indianapolis.
Team members include Olivia Bondurant, Kaylee McLawhorn, Lilly Benjamin, and Erin Knittel. The advisory is Brett Capps. The Cleveland team participated in a statewide test which was conducted online this year. The test consisted of 25 multiple choice questions and five cheese identifications.
Both teams will participate in the National Competition in Indianapolis at the National FFA Convention on October 27, 2021.