The Warsaw FFA chapter recently competed in the District 2 FFA Leadership Development Event competitions on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at Wawasee HS in Syracuse, IN.  Leadership Development Events range from prepared and impromptu speaking contests to demonstrations, employment skills, job interviews, and multimedia scrapbooks. Warsaw FFA was also recognized for their numerous Supervised Agriculture Experience proficiency application awards, District Star in Agribusiness winner, and 1st place District FFA Chapter Meeting contest team. Congratulations to everyone who participated.

Results from District Leadership Contests:
Breanna Thompson 2nd Agricultural and Farm Business Management Demonstration
Alyssa Swanson 2nd Agriculture Power, Structure and Technology Demonstration
Blake Schnackenberg 2nd Animal Science Demonstration
Andon Zehring 3rd Novice Animal Science Demonstration
Lillian Haywood, Cadence Gibson 4th Food Science Demonstration
Kiersten Gagnon, Gentry Hall 6th Horticulture Science & Landscape Management Demo
Rylan Cooper 2nd Natural Resources Demonstration
Lillian Haywood, Cadence Gibson 5th Plant & Soil Science Demonstration
Blake Schnackenberg 2nd Agricultural Sales Presentation
Cale Wise 8th Persuasive Essay
Anthony Taylor 2nd Extemporaneous Public Speaking
Lillian Haywood 3rd Employability Skills (Job Interview)
Anthony Taylor 3rd Leadership Ambassador
Breanna Thompson 6th Prepared Public Speaking
Kendall Gibson, Gentry Hall 9th Quiz Bowl
Scrapbook-Multimedia Committee* 2nd Scrapbook-Multimedia
Scrapbook- Traditional Committee# 1st Scrapbook-Traditional
Rylan Cooper 3rd Star Greenhand
Makayla Riley 4th Discovery Creed
Payton Kohler, Makayla Riley 7th Discovery Quiz Bowl
Scrapbook- Multimedia Committee*
Kiersten Gagnon, Breanna Thompson, Cadence Gibson, and Lillian Haywood
Scrapbook- Traditional Committee#
Alyssa Swanson, Kiersten Gagnon, Breanna Thompson, Cadence Gibson, Lillian Haywood, Dakotah Easterday, Gentry Hall, Graciela Cobaxin, Kaytlin Skeans, Rylan Cooper, and Lucy Vosler  
Results from District Supervised Agriculture Experience Proficiency Applications:
Thomas Boggs - Forage Production Placement - 1st  at District, Earned gold at state ; Top 4 in State
Lillian Haywood - Ag Services - 1st at District, Earned silver ranking at state
Reese Rowland - Ag Services Placement -straight to state, Earned a silver ranking at state
Alyssa Swanson - Small Animal Production Placement - 3rd at District
Anthony Taylor - Turf Grass Management - straight to state, Earned a gold ranking at state; Top 4 in State
Cadance Gibson - Specialty Animal Production - straight to state ; Top 4 in State, Earned gold ranking at state
Dylan Hurd - Wildlife Production & Management - 1st at District , Earned a silver ranking at State
Cale Wise - Small Animal Production Entrepreneurship - 2nd at District
Blake Schnackenberg - Sheep Production - 2nd at District
Rylan Cooper - Ag Services - 3rd at District  
District Star in Agribusiness- Anthony Taylor for his Turf Grass Management SAE and proficiency application.

Chapter FFA Advisors Breanna Bartman and Jacob Riley coach the Warsaw FFA Leadership Development Events.

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TOP PHOTO (L to R): Front Row: Payton Kohler, Breanna Thompson, Kiersten Gagnon, Cadence Gibson, Lillian Haywood, Alyssa Swanson, and Makayla Riley. Back Row: Cale Wise, Gentry Hall, Rylan Cooper, and Blake Schnackenberg

Warsaw FFA members prior to the District Leadership Development Events competition (L to R): Reese Rowland, Alyssa Swanson, Breanna Thompson, and Kendall Gibson