EC FFA members place at state nursery/landscape competition

St. Leon, IN — Ten East Central High School FFA members competed in the Indiana FFA Nursery/Landscape CDE on Saturday April 24 at the Central Nine Career Center in Greenwood. Members participated in a number of categories such as landscape estimating, Identification of plants, pests, disorders, equipment and supplies, a general knowledge test, plant propagation practicum, verbal customer assistance and a plant layout practicum. The team of Heath Doll, Madison Shumate, Megan Sierra and Emma Gutfreund placed 2nd. The team of Josie Hartman, Emma Reatherford, and Abby Vendler placed 4th, and the team of Xander Gilbertson, Mack Eckstein and Joseph Miller placed 5th.