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Clear Spring High students compete in forestry competition

November 27, 2008

Members of the Clear Spring FFA Chapter were among 38 teams participating in the 2008 National FFA Forestry Career Development Event (CDE).

The team members were J.D. Repp, Kerrington Gray, Stefanie Turner and Allison Moore.

Participants in the event were asked to answer questions on tree and equipment identification, take a general knowledge exam and complete interactive forestry applications such as timber cruising, timber stand improvement, and orienteering.

Allison Moore was a gold medalist, finishing fifth in the event. She earned a $600 scholarship for her accomplishment.

Stefanie Turner, Kerrington Gray and J.D. Repp were all silver medal winners.

The team finished 15th in the Forestry CDE competition, receiving a silver recognition plaque.

The team is coached by FFA adviser Susan Lowery.

The National FFA Forestry CDE is sponsored by Husqvarna Forest and Garden Co. and The National FFA Foundation.

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