Cornwell and Hanley are regional FFA finalists; Hanley to head to state
Marilyn Hanley of Middleburgh H.S. and Kyle Cornwell
of Schoharie H.S., senior members and chapter officers of the Schoharie
Valley FFA, finished 2nd and 3rd, respectively, in a regional
Extemporaneous Speaking competition on March 18. Hanley now goes on to
"Marilyn and Kyle competed in the Eastern Regional
State FFA contest Saturday, attended by 18 FFA chapters from the
Canadian border to Long Island," FFA Advisor Dave Marbot said. They had
individually qualified for this level of Extemporaneous Speaking
competition two weeks earlier.
"Kyle and Marilyn were in the same flight of
contestants where only the top two finishers are chosen for the finals,
and both Kyle and Marilyn made the finals for a second chance to make
the state's final six," Marbot added."
In the end, Marilyn finished 2nd overall and Kyle
3rd. Both students received plaques for their outstanding effort.