Malheur County FFA chapters rack up state awards

Harper FFA Chapter members pose in front of farm equipment. (Submitted photo)

REDMOND – Local FFA chapters found success during the recent Oregon FFA State Convention at the Deschutes Fair and Expo Center in Redmond.

Over 3,000 FFA members from more than 100 chapters across the state attended the Oregon FFA State Convention. For four days, students in their blue blazers competed in workshops and career development events for the chance to move on to the National FFA Convention held in the fall in Indianapolis.  

Thirty Ontario High School students represented the Ontario FFA Chapter at the state convention to participate in sessions, and many received recognition. Kinsley Kemble, Monica Gomez, Hailee Pearson, Alexis Wilson, Jasmine Salinas, Mayson Bell, Maria Esquivel and Dylon Dean of the Ontario FFA’s Information Team finished in third place. Kiera Dwyer placed third in . . .