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SIC Hosts Annual FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition

Southeastern Illinois College once again served as host of the Annual FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition. Vocational-technical students from a number of local high schools in southeastern Illinois competed Tuesday, April 19 in the areas of Ag power, carpentry, electricity, surveying and welding. 

Eight of the 12 Section 25 schools, including Eldorado, Galatia, Harrisburg, Joppa, Massac County, Norris City-Omaha-Enfield, Pope County and Vienna spent a day on SIC’s campus testing their mechanical skills and learning about careers in agriculture. There were 52 student participants present for the event.

The first place overall team award went to Massac County’s FFA chapter.  Galatia High School’s chapter took second place team overall followed by Eldorado’s team in third.9 NCOE

Norris City-Omaha-Enfield High School’s FFA Chapter participated at the 2016 FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition at Southeastern Illinois College. Pictured are (l-r): Jeb Baungart, Matt Wicker, Andy Brinkley, Evan Healy, Matthew Nelson, Timothy Brinkley, Grant Bridges, Elizabeth Davis and Stormy Baker.