No November 13, 2023,, Eagle Pass FFA students competed in the Leadership development events at the district level. Eagle Pass FFA is proud to announce the following teams that competed at the district level:
Team members are: Marichel Hernandez, Sophia Rodriguez, Alina Aza, Rylee Gloria, MariAngela Robles, and Armando De la Garza
Quiz. In this contest, students take an exam testing knowledge of Parliamentary Procedure and FFA Knowledge including history, facts, business structure, leadership, and programs. The Senior level competition tests the team members' understanding of the FFA, Agriculture Education, Current events, and parliamentary procedure.
Both teams placed 2nd and advanced to area, and Marichel Hernandez placed 2nd high point individual
Greenhand team consisted of Rylee Gloria, Areli Hernandez, Braxton Blanchard, and Jesus Soto
Chapter Team consisted of Marichel Hernandez, Sophia Rodriguez, Alina Aza, and Armando de la Garza
Agriculture Issues forum. In this contest students research and analyze a current agriculture issue, create a portfolio, and also develop and deliver a presentation that stresses both the pros and cons of their selected issue. They placed 1st at District and advanced to area.
Team members were: Anahi Molina, Jimena Molina, Isabella de la Garza, Lorelei Gonzalez, and JJ Ballesteros
Agriculture Skills Demonstration. In this contest, members perform an actual demonstration of an agricultural skill including anything in the Agricultural Science and Technology Curriculum using effective public speaking and communication methods. The topic for this team was Artificial Insemination of Cattle. They placed 3rd
Team members were: Jacqueline Ramirez, Valentina Guardiola, Adrian Rocha, Jesus Tovar, and Daniel Campos
Public Relations. In this contest, a team of 4 FFA members develops and presents a 5-8 minute program to inform a specified target audience regarding the Texas FFA and what it represents. Placed 5th at District
FFA Broadcasting. In this contest, a team of 3 members presents an informative radio program covering 1 or more agricultural subjects that is current in nature and local in content.
The freshmen team placed 6th and consisted of Areli Hernandez, Braxton Blanchard, and Jesus Soto
The senior team placed 3rd and consisted of Sierah Flores, Caitlyn Cardenas, Josh de Leon, and Mia Martinez
Job Interview: For this competition, the member submits their resume, completes a job application for an agricultural position, and participates in an interview via telephone and in person.
Creed speaking. In this contest, a member presents the FFA creed from memory and answers questions about its meaning and purpose. Caitlyn Cardenas placed 6th in the senior category at District, and Areli Hernandez placed 4th.
Spanish Creed speaking: In this contest, a member presents the FFA creed from memory in Spanish and answers questions about its meaning and purpose, also in Spanish. Jacqueline Ramirez and Lazaro Elizondo placed 6th and 7th in the senior category at District
At Each level, only the 1st and 2nd place advance to the next level.