Polk County FFA plant teams qualify for state competition

Members of Polk County High’s Horticulture team include, front row, from left: Paige Schlabach, Sydney Waldman (Regional Individual Runner-up), Anna McFadden and Tana Harris (Regional Individual Champion); Back row, from left: David Horton, Evan Dadson, Carolina Castillo-Ibarra, Claudia Truesdale.

The Polk County High School FFA participated May 2 in the Western Regional FFA Rally at Haywood Community College.

The Horticulture Team placed first in its division and the Nursery Landscape and Floriculture Teams placed second in their divisions. All teams qualified for the NCFFA State Finals to be held in Raleigh on June 20-22.

John Vining assisted the teams in preparing for the regional event.

To learn more about the FFA opportunities visit ncffa.org or visit the Polk County High School FFA Facebook page.