3 , 2015
FFA Speaking Students Qualify for State Championship
by: Madison Hall, Atwater FFA Reporter
local agriculture students from Atwater High School
qualified for the 2015 California State FFA Public
Speaking Finals during the FFA Central Region Speaking
Finals held at Cosumnes River College on February
28th. Atwater High School junior Andrew Skidmore placed
1st overall in the in Extemporaneous Speaking contest.
Atwater High School sophomore Jasmine Flores placed
1st overall in the in Impromptu Speaking contest.
Atwater High School senior Makala Navarro placed 2nd
overall in the in regional final Prepared Speaking
contest. All three students will compete at the California
FFA Finals at Fresno State University in April with
the opportunity to represent California at the National
FFA Finals this October in Louisville, Kentucky.
Daryl Dorsey (regional delegate), Andrew Skidmore (speaking
finalist / regional officer), Callie Norton (regional
delegate), Makala Navarro (speaking finalist), Amanda
Skidmore (regional officer), Jasmine Flores (speaking
finalist), and Hayley Rojas (regional delegate) showcased
a successful Central Region FFA speaking finals and
officer election at Cosumnes River College.