St. Leon, IN—The state winning East Central FFA Nursery/Landscape CDE (Career Development Event) team competed in the 2019 National FFA Nursery/Landscape CDE at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana on October 30- November 1.The event was held at the Indiana State Fairgrounds. The team consisted of Amelia Hartman, Rachel Kraus, Alex Dudley, and Alex Newport. The Nursery/Landscape CDE is a competitive event in which FFA members test their knowledge and skills in nursery practices and landscaping. Participants must complete a general knowledge exam testing horticultural principles including plant anatomy, production, marketing, turf, landscape design, and maintenance. Each participant must also complete practicums involving a landscape estimating, plant propagation or potting, identification of plants, disorders, and equipment.Forty-three states were represented in this event and East Central’s placed in the silver emblem category. This is East Central’s fifth time competing in this national event. Congratulations to these members for a job well done representing the state of Indiana and the East Central FFA Chapter
Comments With the 2016 NCAA Tournament officially starting Tuesday, beat writers Sam Blum, Jesse Dougherty and Matt Schneidman filled out their own brackets. Each of them is below, and feel free to critique our picks in the comments section. Happy March Madness.Sam Blum’s bracketJesse Dougherty’s bracketAdvertisementThis is placeholder textMatt Schneidman’s bracket Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on March 15, 2016 at 11:35 am
The Commercials hit a purple patch during the second half and it was enough to see them claim their 16th title and their first since 2012.After the game Charlie McGeever told Tipp FM Sport his team have shown real character to win it.Clonmel Commercials will now meet Newcastlewest of Limerick in the Munster quarter final at a Tipperary venue on November 1st. In a thrilling final at Semple Stadium, Clonmel Commercials overcame Moyle Rovers on a final scoreline of 1-12 to 3-5. Two early Diarmuid Foley goals put Moyle Rovers ahead and they led 2-3 to 0-7 at the break.In the second half Commercials came back strong and points from Jason Lonergan and Ian Barnes put them ahead.