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Laurel FFA Chapter Shines at Delaware State Fair

Last week was a big one for Laure'ls FFA chapter.  Laurel High School FFA advisors and agriculture teachers, Matt Wood and Sydney Simmons, saw LHS students enter over 100 fruit, vegetable, and egg submissions for the Delaware State Fair--with many Laurel students placing at the top of their groupings.  


Delaware State Fair Exhibits/Chapter Displays

Horticulture Display- 3rd Place


Hort Display


Delaware Ag Products Display- 6th Place


Ag Products


FFA Career Development Events

Floriculture- 4th Place Team

Team Members: Arely Arriaga-Gonzalez (4th place individual), Briana Spradlin (10th place individual), Abigail McKee, Jessica White





Livestock Evaluation Team

Team Members: Brayden Hearn, Joey Nowotny, Gabe Seehafer, Brandon Rife

Livestock Judging Team


Agriscience Fair

Plant Systems, Division III- 1st Place

Member: Arely Arriaga-Gonzalez

Project Name: The Effect of Floral Preservative Solutions on Post-Harvest Quality of Hybrid Tea Roses

This project advanced to National FFA and placed Bronze (top 25 in the United States)!

 Plant Systems


Plant Systems, Division IV- 1st Place

Members: Brayden Hearn & Joey Nowotny

Project Name: A Comparative Analysis of the Effects of Humic Acid and Humus Soil Compost on Squash & Cucumber Plant Yields

This project advanced to National FFA and has been recognized as a National Finalist (top 10 in the United States)! These students will advance to compete at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis in October!


Plant Systems