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2023 Miller Grove FFA students qualify for state

2023 Miller Grove FFA students qualify for state
  • PublishedMay 8, 2023

Members of the Miller Grove FFA chapter traveled to Huntsville, April 14th, to compete in the state Applied Ag Engineering Career Development Event(s).

Career Development Events (CDEs) build on what is learned in agricultural classes and encourage members to put their knowledge into practice. Students began the statewide tournament in 29 different events which reflect classroom instruction in basic technical, leadership, interpersonal, and teamwork skills.

Miller Grove FFA placed 24th in the Applied Ag Engineering contest. Team members included:

Will Sallee Jr. , Beaux Ruff, Alessandro Alvarez, Braxton Northcutt.

The Texas FFA is the nation’s largest state FFA association with a membership of more than 167,000 active FFA members. FFA gives students the opportunity to apply practical classroom knowledge to real-world experiences through local, state, and national competitions. For more information about the Texas FFA Association, visit

Contributed by the Texas FFA Association. Photo courtesy Miller Grove ISD

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Taylor Nye

Taylor Nye is the editor of Front Porch News. She has degrees from the University of Wisconsin in human biology, Latin American studies, and public health. She has previously worked at the Wisconsin State Journal, Tucson Weekly and Sulphur Springs News-Telegram. As a sixth generation Hopkins County resident, she loves celebrating our heritage and history.