FFA COMPETITION … Skylar Osborn, John Goebel, and Clayton Dulle competed in the Ag Mechanic Skills contest. (PHOTOS PROVIDED)
By: Kerrin Towers
EDON FFA REPORTER
On February 18th, two Edon FFA members participated in the Agricultural and Power Diagnostics contest at Redline Equipment in Portage, Ohio.
This contest was formerly known as tractor troubleshooting competition, where members rotate to five different stations and identify and repair the malfunctions on each piece of agricultural or industrial equipment.
The goal of this career development event is for students to develop the skills required by agricultural and industrial technicians. Jarrett Trausch and Lance Reitzel competed for Edon and placed 4th at the district contest.
On Wednesday, March 3rd, Clayton Dulle, John Goebel, and Skylar Osborn of the Edon FFA Chapter participated in the District Agricultural Mechanic Skills Career Development Event at Penta Career Center.
The students had to exhibit knowledge about tools, labels, and safety procedures; as well as demonstrate skills in welding, mechanical repair, and equipment troubleshooting. The team placed 6th at the district contest.
FFA COMPETITION … Lance Reitzel and Jarrett Trausch competed in the Ag Power Diagnostics contest.