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Pictured from left to right, are Perham FFA team members: Allen Lubitz (silver), Mark Riepe (gold), Michael Lehman (silver), and Andrew Gorentz (gold). Agricultural teacher and FFA advisor Carl Aakre who coaches the students, is also pictured.

Perham FFA team at national agronomy event

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Members of the Perham FFA Chapter were one of 36 teams participating in the 2008 National FFA Agronomy Career Development Event (CDE).


The competition was held on Oct. 22-25, during the 81st National FFA Convention.

The Perham team notched one of the highest scores ever, at 982 points out of 1,000, said FFA director Carl Aakre. The score propelled the team to an eighth place finish--competing against 34 teams from across the nation.

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