Kentwood’s floral team wins competition

Kentwood High School's FFA Floral Team took third place at a FFA National Convention last week.

Kentwood High School’s FFA Floral Team took third place at a FFA National Convention last week.

The competition is broken down into five parts: general knowledge test, problem solving test, plant

identification test, team activity and practicums. Practicums events included creating and packaging a corsage, planting cuttings, job interviewing,

designing a floral arrangement and customer complaint.

Floral team president Alyssa Hanson placed 14th. Kentwood alumni participating included Morgan Anderson, receiving 30th, Zackary Zobrist, who placed 12th and Jason Parish, placing eighth.

The team also won the state competition in floriculture last March.


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