By ROBERT S. MERRILL
The Preston High School FFA Chapter recently placed seventh in the nation in the Agricultural Sales Career Development event at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Ind.
The team received national gold recognition. The event included teams from 37 states from around the country. The competition included a written test, actual sales presentation, a team sales situation, and an individual practical situation focusing on prospecting for customers.
Team members included Seth Christensen, Nathan Rindlisbaker, Emilee Roberts, and Zacary Sadler. The team earned three national gold and one silver individual awards.
While at the convention Hannah Roberts, of Preston, competed in the Dairy Cattle Handlers Career Development Event, receiving national silver for her efforts.
The Preston FFA Chapter sent 17 of its members, two advisors, and High School Principal Jeff Lords to attend the 84th annual convention.
The Preston FFA Chapter would like to thank a number of area businesses and individuals for their financial contribution and assistance in preparing the team.
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