Polk County FFA teams take top honors in regional competition

Polk County High School Horticulture Team members include, from left: Jylyn Barnes (Regional Champion), Katie Campuzano-Gomez (Regional Runner-Up), Sara Wilson, Ashlyn Ramsey, Sara Muse, Rachel Davis, Chan Barber and Eric Avellaneda

Teams from Polk County High School FFA captured top honors in the Western Regional FFA Rally held May 1 at Haywood Community College in Clyde.

The Horticulture and Nursery Landscape Teams each placed first in their respective divisions, earning them a spot in the NCFFA State Finals to be held in Raleigh on June 18-20.

The FFA offers special thanks to John Vining for assisting with team preparation. To learn more about FFA opportunities, visit ncffa.org or visit the Polk County High School FFA Facebook page.

Polk County High School Nursery Team members include, from left: Clark Phipps, Sydney Waldman (Regional Runner-up), Tana Harris (Regional Champion) and Jack Derkach