East Central FFA member to compete in national competition

first_imgDearborn County, In. – A member from the East Central FFA Chapter will be competing for national recognition in a career development event at the 90th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Oct. 25-28.Kayla Miles, a sophomore at East Central High School will vie for national honors with nearly 50 FFA members from across the United States in the FFA Creed speaking CDE. The National FFA Foundation and The National FFA Organization sponsor the event. Kayla is the daughter of Tim and Paula Miles of Sunman.Creed speaking is one of 25 career/leadership development event areas, covering jobs skills in everything from communications to mechanics. The Creed Speaking CDE is designed solely for members who qualified while in the seventh, eighth or ninth grade. The outstanding FFA members are recognized for their ability to memorize and present the FFA Creed then answer questions on the meaning and purpose of the Creed.  CDEs and LDEs help students develop the abilities to think critically, communicate clearly and perform effectively in a competitive job market.The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 649,355 student members who belong to one of 7,859 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The organization is also supported by 225,891 alumni members in 1,934 alumni chapters throughout the U.S.last_img

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