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Bel Snyder qualifies for State FFA Poultry competition


Wadena-Deer Creek FFA member, Bel Snyder, has qualified for state competition in the Poultry Career Development Event. The WDC senior finished in second place, coming within 5 points of first place.

Snyder judged exterior egg quality, processed boneless products, interior egg quality (candling), parts identification, carcass grading and took a written test on the poultry industry. 

FFA members from 19 high schools in FFA Region II competed at Central Lakes College in Brainerd.

Snyder will compete next at the Minnesota State FFA Convention held April 22-24 at the University of Minnesota, St. Paul and Minneapolis campuses.

This will be Snyder's second trip to state. Last year she competed in the Fish & Wildlife event.

FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. By accomplishing this mission, FFA grows leaders, build communities and strengthens agriculture.