Miller twins place in FFA public speaking contest

Friday, November 27, 2015
contributed photo Twin sisters (left) Kenzie and Kayla Miller participated in the Area 6 Fall Public Speaking Contest in Sweet Springs Wednesday, Nov. 4.

On Wednesday, Nov. 4, sisters, and Slater FFA Members Kayla and Kenzie Miller, took part in the Area 6 Fall Public Speaking Contest in Sweet Springs. The Missouri FFA Association has eight different commodity groups that sponsor speaking events in the fall. Area 6 is comprised of 17 schools stretching from Kansas City to Boonville and each school can have two speakers in each contest.

Kayla (right) took part in the Missouri Soil and Water Conservation contest and took first place. She moved on to districts on Nov. 11.

Kenzie (left) took part in the Missouri Cattlemen's event, where she took third-place and alternate to district contest.

Officials said Slater FFA Chapter is very proud of both girls and hopes more students will take part in speaking events in the future.