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The Frazee-Vergas FFA team took seventh place in the national FFA Forestry Development Event during competition last month in Indianapolis. They are led by advisor Ken Hammer, left. The team consists of Melissa Schilling, from left, Arthur Schilling, Melissa Kiehl and Trevor Adams, who also took first place in the competition for individuals. Submitted Photo

FFA team scores 7th at nationals, individual takes home top honors

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Trevor Adams, Melissa Schilling, Sarah Kiehl and Arthur Schilling took seventh place out of 38 FFA forestry teams in the nation. Adams took home the top spot for individuals in the nation, which earned him $1,000 cash.

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