Monday, February 8, 2016
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Preview the Paper Preview the Paper

Preview this week's Paper
A limited number of pages are displayed in this preview.
Preview this Week’s Issue ›
Subscribe Today ›

Lost & Found

*Includes FREE photo online! mywcn.com/lostandfound
Found: Basset Hound, Hwy. 97 W./Hospital Blvd., Floresville. Call 830-391-2153 between 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Lost: Female German Shepherd, 2 years old, pink collar. Lost from Hickory Hill/Great Oaks area off FM539, La Vernia on Thurs. Feb. 4 Reward! (830) 947-3465
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Cattle secretary needed for pre-conditioning yard. Experience preferred but not required. Please fax resume to 830-393-9510.
General labor position for local home builder, must have drivers license, driving trailers, clean up, carpentry work, etc., starting at $10. 210-279-4123.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
You’ve been granted free access to this subscribers only article.

Agriculture Today


East Central FFA wins state contests


East Central FFA wins state contests
East Central FFA coaches Ray Pieniazek (from left) and Andrea Nordman congratulate the State Champion Food Science team of Tommy Fletcher, Johnna Pieniazek, Chloe Villalpondo, and Randee Terrill, while State FFA Vice President Tyler Reilly looks on. The team will advance to represent Texas at national competition in October.


E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story
Contributed
June 5, 2013
5,370 views
Post a comment

Food Science team advances to national

The East Central FFA competed in several Texas FFA Career Development Events in April, winning the Food Science event held at Texas Tech University in Lubbock. When the final calculations were complete, the team earned a trip to represent Texas at the National FFA Convention to be held the last week of October.

The team of Tommy Fletcher, Johnna Pieniazek, Chloe Villalpondo, and Randee Terrill placed first while competing against 15 other teams April 20 in Lubbock. All team members placed individually in the top 10. Tommy led his team with a second-high overall; Johnna, third; Chloe, fourth; and Randee, ninth-high overall. FFA advisor Ray Pieniazek coached the team, with assistance from Texas Tech University student teacher Andrea Nordman.

The Dairy Cattle Evaluation team of Kylie Patterson Alyssa Denson, Julie Kosub, and Hannah Plate placed sixth at the April 18 state contest held at Tarleton State University against 53 other teams. Kylie placed fourth- high individually. FFA advisor Danny Kempen coached this team.

The Entomology team of Todd Bettice, Danny Espinoza, Paige Plate, and Kearsten Pollok placed sixth against 48 other teams at the state contest held at Texas Tech University. Texas A&M University student teacher Amanda Cedillo trained this team, with assistance from FFA advisor Lorie Kempen.

East Central’s Ag Communications, Horse Evaluation, and Wool Judging teams also competed at Texas Tech.

The Ag Communications team of Ciarra Gawlik, Jordan Hevner, and Kelsey Mihalski placed 11th. Nordman trained this team with assistance from Pieniazek.

The Wool Judging team, coached by Danny Kempen, placed 21st with team members Kristen Ayala, Diamond Mouton-Bell, and Sean Mulhollen.

The Horse Evaluation team of Anissa Cervera, Brittany Coble, Morgan Harper, and Jessica Hawkins also competed at state, coached by Texas A&M University-Kingsville student teacher Sara Herring with assistance from Lorie Kempen.

For more information about the East Central FFA and its activities, contact the ag department at 210-581-1185.
 

Your Opinions and Comments


Be the first to comment on this story!


You must be logged in to post a comment.




Not a subscriber?
Subscriber, but no password?
Forgot password?

Agriculture Today Archives


Coupons ag-right
Allstate & McBride RealtyTriple R DC ExpertsEast Central Driving SchoolHeavenly Touch homeVoncille Bielefeld home

  Copyright © 2007-2016 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.