Colville wins FFA State Championship

Colville High School’s FFA team won the Washington State Forestry Contest that took place in Chewelah last Friday. According to FFA teacher Ivy Nelson, their team scored 2,501.4. “I was proud of the kids, it took the whole team to score that high,” said Nelson. Senior Shane Merrill took first place individually. Team members Merrill, Chance Lafley, Megan Nelson, Paul Shevchenko and Terren Pitts all qualified for nationals with Pitts as the alternate. Pictured: Senator Shelly Short, Megan Gould (FFA treasurer), Colville team members Bremen Johnson, Chance, Magan, Paul, Sonja Jones and Tarren, WA FFA State Sentinel Luke Moore, and Bob Playfair (far right in background).

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