Home Schools & Education Amanda Clearcreek FFA Ag Communication Team Wins 8th in United States

Amanda Clearcreek FFA Ag Communication Team Wins 8th in United States


The Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Ag. Communications team placed 8th in the nation on Friday. The team consisted of Emma Dearth, Noah Smith, Paige Hinton and Aaron Sharp. Emma, Noah and Paige all earned gold ratings and Aaron earned a silver rating. The team earned a gold rating as well. This is the fifth time that our Ag Communications team has placed in the top ten in the nation over the years, which is an outstanding accomplishment.

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This is one of the FFA’s most challenging Career Development Events that takes place over two days of competition. In order to be able to compete at the national level a team had to win their respective state competition. There were 33 teams that competed at this year’s national contest making our 8th place finish very impressive.

The contest consists of a 10 page written media plan proposal with accompanying media materials, a fifteen-minute power point presentation delivered by the group, an editing exercise using the proper AP style editing marks and a written test on journalism knowledge. In addition, each member also has to complete their own individual practicum exercise consisting of the following; news writing, opinion writing, web page design and a promotional video.

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Congratulations to Emma, Noah, Paige and Aaron for representing not only our school and Chapter so well but also the State of Ohio.