Annual FFA Section 25 Ag Mechanics Competition Held at SIC

May 8, 2015

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

Eight of the 12 Section 25 schools, including Eldorado, Galatia, Hamilton County, Harrisburg, Hardin County, Joppa, Massac County and Norris City 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 for team competition went to Massac County’s FFA chapter. Joppa High School's chapter took second place team overall followed by Norris City- Omaha- Enfield team in third.