Oakland High School FFA Members Ranked Top 10 in Agriscience Fair

Nov 16, 2021 at 10:54 am by WGNS


Kamaya Holloway & Riley Morrison of the Oakland FFA Chapter were placed Top 10 in the nation in the Plant Science Division 6 for their Agriscience Fair project.

A team representing the Oakland FFA chapter took top honors when they were ranked Top 10 in the nation for their Agriscience Fair project in Plant Science Division 6. Kamaya Holloway and Riley Morrison are both seniors and 4 year FFA members at Oakland High School. Their project involved testing germination rates of seeds in various environments and climates.

The National FFA Agriscience Fair is a key competition that is part of the annual National FFA Convention & Expo that occurred Oct. 27 – 30, 2021 in Indianapolis. To qualify, FFA members working as individuals or teams in grades seven through 12 are required to conduct a scientific research project pertaining to the agriculture or food science industries and win their state’s FFA agriscience fair.

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Individuals or teams compete in one of six categories – animal systems; environmental services/natural resource systems; food products and processing systems; plant systems; power, structural and technical systems; or social science – in six divisions – individuals in grades 7-8, teams grades 7-8, individuals grades 9-10,teams grades 9-10, individuals in grades 11-12, and teams grades 11-12.

The 2021 National FFA Agriscience Fair is sponsored by Cargill, John Deere and Syngenta. The National FFA Organization is a school-based national youth leadership development organization of more than 760,000 student members as part of 8,700 local FFA chapters in all 50 states and Puerto Rico.

 

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