December 19, 2013
McClamroch 1 of Only 70 Chosen to Perform at National FFA Convention
Memphis FFA members Paige McClamroch, Randan Kraus, Brice Cowell, Taylar Eggleston-Wood, and Tasha Eggleston-Wood attended the 86th Annual National FFA Convention in Louisville, KY.
October 30th through November 2nd, five Memphis FFA Members, advisor Mrs. Blessing and two parents attended the 86th National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Kentucky.
The members attending were Paige McClamroch, Randan Kraus, Brice Cowell, Taylar Eggleston- Wood, and Tasha Eggleston- Wood attended.
The first evening there they attended the Dierks Bentley and Jana Kramer concert at the KFC Yum center in downtown Louisville.
On Thursday the group toured Churchill Downs. They also spent time visiting Agriculture booths at the Career Day and went through the Mega Mall.
They also enjoyed Paige McClamroch on the Talent Stage. Paige was one of only 70 members from throughout the US chosen to compete in the National Talent contest. She advanced to the second round of the competition and performed on stage everyday of the convention.
All members, advisor and parents attended General Sessions and listened to the National FFA Officers speak along with Wiley Bailey.
On Friday night they attended the National Band and Choir Concert. Early morning Saturday, everyone attended the eighth general session, The American FFA Degree Ceremony.
During the American FFA Degree ceremony former Memphis FFA members, Kala Childress, Abby Clatt, and Elizabeth Duzan all received their American FFA Degree. The American FFA Degree is the highest degree you can receive.
The group returned home on Saturday, November 2nd.