Strasburg FFA members successful in contests

Future Farmers of America recently announced members from Strasburg achieved high results in various contests.

Holly Funkhouser, Bethany Gochenour, Wyatt Peterson, Rachel Tischler and Austin Weaver competed in the Envirothon Contest on April 8 at Sherando Park, placing first to advance to the state contest the end of the month.

Nine members participated in the Northern Area Rally at Blue Ridge Community College on April 9.

Hannah Orndorff placed third in junior prepared public speaking, Nathan McDonald placed second in creed speaking, Austin Weaver placed first in extemporaneous public speaking and Wyatt Peterson placed first in small engines.

Austin and Wyatt will advance to the state competition.

Additionally, Bethany was selected as the 2014-2015 Northern Area treasurer.

Josh Stickles successfully completed his term as Northern Area President for 2013-2014.