Nashville FFA teams compete at SIU Horticulture
The Nashville FFA Horticulture team recently competed at the virtual SIU Horticulture Competition. The Varsity team placed 2nd and the Junior Varsity team placed 3rd. Members competed in activities that tested their ability to identify 50 plants from a list of over two hundred, take a 50 question general knowledge test of the horticulture field, and complete a nursery tool identification and pruning practicum. Katlyn Eversgerd placed 1st in the Varsity Division. In the Junior Varsity Division, Eric Wisely placed 8th and Bailey Pelka placed 9th. Members who participated were (L to R) first row: Ann Marie Zoeckler, Annie Ahlers, Mackenzie Bauza, Eric Wisely, and Hanna Niedbalski; back row: Ella Reed, Brooklyne Luessenheide, Katlyn Eversgerd, Logan Eversgerd, Garrett Williamson, Malayna Bock, and Bailey Pelka.