Annual FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition Held at SIC

May 6, 2013

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

Ten of the 12 Section 25 schools, including Eldorado, Galatia, Gallatin County, Hamilton County, Harrisburg, Joppa, Massac County, Norris City, Pope County and Vienna spent a day on SIC’s campus testing their mechanical skills and learning about careers in agriculture. There were 61 student participants and 10 sponsors present for the event.

The first place overall team award went to Norris City-Omaha-Enfield High School’s FFA chapter.  Vienna High School's chapter took second place team overall followed by the Eldorado team in third.