Gabe Tidyman, Jace Lien, Parker Fisher, Duane Trent
The Chadron FFA Ag Mechanics Team finished 4th in the Nation at the National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis on Oct. 25-28th. Individual placings included:
- Parker Fisher - Top 10 Individual, Gold Award
- Gabe Tidyman - Gold Award
- Jace Lien - Gold Award
- Duane Trent - Silver Award
(From www.ffa.org) The National FFA Agricultural Technology and Mechanical Systems CDE is a competitive event that allows students to apply classroom knowledge to real-life situations. Activities included in the event are a written exam, a team event, demonstration of problem-solving skills, and hands-on performance activities. Areas of emphasis include environmental and natural resource systems, machinery and equipment systems, structural systems, energy systems and electrical systems. Each team in the event has competed with chapters in their state for the privilege of participating in the national event.