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Zapata FFA Chapter LDE Competition

Zapata FFA Chapter competed in the Wintergarden Leadership Development Events (LDE) held in Poteet High School on November 13, 2017. LDE focuses on creating situations for members to demonstrate their abilities in public speaking, decision making, communication and their knowledge of agriculture and the FFA organization. Team and individual events are used to reinforce what is taught in the agriculture science classrooms.
Students competed against students from Peasanton, Jourdanton, Eagle Pass, J.B. Alexander (Laredo), Charlotte, La Pryor, Dilley and Poteet
1st Place Greenhand Creed Speaking
Itzel Martinez
1st Place - Senior Creed Speaking
Krystyn Ramirez
Radio Broadcast -A team of 3 members presents an informative radio program covering one or more agricultural subjects that is current in nature and local in content. The contest assumes that the chapter has a regularly scheduled non-commercial radio program once each month over a local station.
2nd Place - Greenhand 
Liliana Castillo
Kayla Pina
Victoria Vela
3rd Place- Senior Chapter
Angelica Alvarez
Ileana Garcia
Abram Guerra
Public Relations-A team of between two and four FFA members develops and presents a 5-8 minute program to inform a specified target audience regarding the Texas FFA and what it represents. The presentation is developed assuming that the target audience has no knowledge of the FFA.  Team members are asked questions in response to their program following the presentation. 
4th Place 
Carlos Cruz
Edmundo Garcia
Carlos Hurtado
Roel Rodriguez
Chapter Agrucultural Quiz
An exam testing team members’ understanding of the FFA, agricultural education, current agricultural events and parliamentary procedure is given
Carlo Garcia
Triana Rodriguez
Brianna Solis
Erik Velazquez
Amy Cardenas
Mavelize Flores
Joel Cavazos