Local student earns first place in competition

SHERIDAN — Sheridan College student Amelia Manuel recently earned first place in the Speakers in Agriculture Impromptu competition at the National Postsecondary Agriculture Student Organization’s conference in St. Cloud, Minn.

Manuel, an agriculture business student from Red Lodge, Mont., edged out students from Walla Walla Community College in Wash. and Ellsworth Community College in Iowa to claim the top spot.

Her presentation for the competition was on reducing the use of pesticides in the agriculture industry.

More than 60 colleges were represented at the conference and six other agriculture students represented Sheridan College.

 


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