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FFA Public Speakers Excel at San Antonio Livestock Exposition
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 • Posted February 27, 2014

Six members of the Blanco FFA and Blanco Jr. FFA participated in the annual public speaking competition at the San Antonio Livestock Exposition. With three members competing in both the junior and senior divisions, the local FFA chapter was well represented. In the junior competition, Brock Nichols, Carlie Waxler and Kelton Marek first competed in the preliminary rounds. Following results, Carlie and Kelton advanced to the finals. In the final presentation, Kelton placed 6th overall while Carlie finished in the top 20. The senior division would prove to be extremely competitive with Payton Savarino, Brett Leigh Nance and Maggie Reininger representing Blanco. Following their preliminary round speeches, Payton would advance to the finals placing 11th overall. This year’s public speaking event featured more than 200 participants from across the state.

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