UPDATE: On Friday Sierra Velasquez participated at the Area 12 Speaking Contest and placed 2nd in the Sr. Prepared Technology and Communication category. She gave a speech that she memorized titled Social Media in Agriculture and then had to answer four questions from the judges panel. "This young lady will be greatly missed by me and our FFA chapter. " Haley Kelley said.
Sierra Velasquez placed First in the Brushy Creek District speaking contest and will be competing in the Area contest on Friday, May 10th. According to teacher Haley Kelley, Agriculture Technology and Communications participants may choose any current or future subject that deals with topics such as biotechnology, bio-genetics, bioengineering, mechanical engineering, farm safety, use of technology, research, laser, satellites, computers, journalism, communications, social media, public relations, etc.