Grayson M. competing

Grayson M., a sophomore student at Ware County High School, won the State FFA Tractor and Machinery Operations competition that was recently held at the Sunbelt Agricultural Expo in Moultrie, Georgia. Students who placed first or second from all across the state qualified to enter the competition to demonstrate their ability to operate tractors and equipment safely while also completing multiple problem-solving situations and testing their knowledge about agriculture equipment. After a tough competition, Grayson came out on top.

Mr. Alex Chism, Grayson's FFA Advisor said, "This was Grayson's very first time competing in this event, and he brought home the state title that is in a very tough competition from top FFA members from all over the state. We are all really proud of him." The Georgia Tractor Operations and Maintenance CDE is sponsored by John Deere.

Photo: Grayson M. navigates a John Deere 5055E tractor with pull-behind implement through an obstacle course at the state event held at the Sunbelt Ag Expo in Moultrie on October 19.