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BFHS FFA Members Hosted and Competed in the Annual District Leadership Development Event (LDE) Contest

Walworth, Wisc - On Wednesday, February 6, 2019, Big Foot's FFA chapter hosted and competed in the annual district Leadership Development Event (LDE) contest. The students competed against FFA members from Badger, Burlington, East Troy, Elkhorn, Union Grove, Waterford, and Whitewater.  Out of the nine BFHS FFA members who competed, seven will be moving on to the sectional competition in March at Elkhorn. In order for a student to qualify for the sectional competition, the student had to rank in the top two of their respective event. 

Congratulations to the following members who qualified for sectionals:

  • Sydney Bender placed second in Job Interview
  • Melissa Konkel placed first in Prepared Public Speaking
  • Ethan Jackowski placed second in Extemporaneous Public Speaking
  • The Parliamentary Procedure team placed first in the event. The team consisted of Sydney Bender, Ryan Loudenbeck, Jacob Curtis, Jaqueline Sanchez, and Emily Vacula 

Congratulations to these seven qualifiers.  Good luck at the sectional competition.

Parliamentary Procedure Team
The Parliamentary Procedure team of Sydney Bender, Ryan Loudenbeck, Jacob Curtis, Jaqueline Sanchez and Emily Vacula (not pictured) accepting their award from State FFA President and former BFHS student Amelia Hayden.

Sydney Bender accepting her award.
Sydney Bender accepting her award from State FFA President and former BFHS student Amelia Hayden in Job Interview.

Melissa Konkel accepting her award.
Melissa Konkel accepting her award for Prepared Public Speaking from State FFA President and former BFHS student Amelia Hayden.

~Photos and information courtesy of Jaqueline Sanchez, BFHS FFA Vice-President