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It’s A Two-Fer For Grapeland FFA Senior Quiz Team At Nationals

A very proud Gary Graham, Ag-Science teacher at Grapeland High School, stood behind his students as they won first place in the National FFA Senior Team Quiz Competition last week in Louisville, KY, and third place in the Junior Quiz Team Competition.  Pictured at the far right is Dr. David Frazier from Tarleton University, who served as the contest superintendent. (Courtesy Photo)A very proud Gary Graham, Ag-Science teacher at Grapeland High School, stood behind his students as they won first place in the National FFA Senior Team Quiz Competition last week in Louisville, KY, and third place in the Junior Quiz Team Competition. Pictured at the far right is Dr. David Frazier from Tarleton University, who served as the contest superintendent. (Courtesy Photo)

By Lynda Jones, Editor-in-Chief

A very proud Gary Grapham, Ag-Science teacher at Grapeland High School was bursting at the seams with joy when he returned from Louisville, KY to Houston County last weekend.

For the second consecutive year, the Grapeland FFA Senior and Junior Quiz teams competed in the National Quiz Team events in Louisville, and for the second consecutive year, the Senior Quiz Team won first place.

Additionally, Grapeland FFA's Junior Quiz Team placed third in its contest.

The events took place during the National FFA Convention Oct. 27 - Oct. 31.
Members of the Senior Quiz Team are Victoria Martin, 3rd high individual; Monic Davila, 4th high individual; J..D. Martin, 7th high individual; and Rebekah Turner, 11th high individual.
The Junior Quiz Team. Team members include Sydney Watson, 5th high individual; Amy Crook, 10th high individual; Taylor Pennington, 15th high individual; and Rick Frauenberger, 31st high individual.

Graham said of his students, "I'm just so proud of them."