Members of the Orange Grove FFA Chapter competed in the Area X Leadership Career Development Events on Monday, November 19, at Texas A&M University in Kingsville. The chapter qualified a record five teams for State Competition and the chapter was the Sweepstakes Award winner.

The state competition will be held on Saturday, Dec 1 at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville.

The results and team members were as follows:

Greenhand FFA Skills-first place in district, first in Area, qualified for State

Cory Elyasevich, Crystal Sherrod, Ashleigh McGuilre and Matt Harrison

Sr. FFA Skills- first place in district, second in Area, qualified for State

Jacob Atzenhoffer, Kelby Wilson, Cody Winstead and Cody Underbrink

Sr. Parliamentary Procedure-first placein district, second in Area, qualified for State

Travis Vollmering, Jaycee Sleight, Clint Neill, Mary Rokohl, Frank Funke, Cody Brown, Rochelle Rhyne, Jennifer Nesloney and Josh Wondra

Greenhand Parliamentary Procedure-first place in district, second in Area, qualified for Sate

Tara Hale, J. Michael Sullivan, Nick Ortiz, Heather Franco, Ashton Fine, Oscar Ortiz, Tyler Gwosdz, Jacob Rivera, Todd Wright, and Tyler Wright.

Agriculture Issues Forum-first place in District, second in Area, qualified for State

Chase Yaklin, Kristah Balboa, Shelby Irwin, Reed Vollmering and Gus Dodd

Sr. FFA Quiz-first place in District, third in Area

Tabby Brown-first high point individual, Ryan Aguilar-second high point individual, Brittney Magness, Anthony Solano, Chris West

Sr. FFA Creed Speaking-second place in District, sixth in Area

Tabby Brown

Greenhand FFA Creed Speaking-first place in District, fourth in Area

Tara Hale

FFA Public Relations-second place, fifth in Area

Meg Walzel, Katie Umphries, Brittney Magness and Josh Ratcliff