Nearly two dozen Schuylerville High School FFA members took part in the 94th annual New York State FFA Convention in Syracuse from May 2 to May 4. About 2,000 students from across the state took part in the competition. Schuylerville students competed in a variety of events, including veterinary science, senior quiz bowl, aquaculture, conduct of chapter meeting, junior prepared public speaking, extemporaneous public speaking and talent. Three students also represented Schuylerville as chapter delegates.
Schuylerville’s aquaculture team won first place and was named the state champions. The team was made up of Ryan Longacker, Nick Risenhoover, Emily Navarra and Keegan Thivierge. Longacker came in sixth place individually. Additionally, Caitlyn VanDeusen came in third place for junior prepared public speaking and Adam King placed sixth for the talent competition.