St. Amant FFA member awarded bronze emblem _lowres

Photo provided by Mandy Delaune -- Kathrine 'Katie' Costanza, of the St. Amant High School FFA chapter

Kathrine “Katie” Costanza, of the St. Amant FFA chapter, was awarded a bronze emblem in the National FFA Prepared Public Speaking Career Development Event, held in conjunction with the 88th National FFA Convention and Expo in Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 28-31.

The top four students received cash awards sponsored by Monsanto as a special project of the National FFA Foundation and the National FFA Organization.

Competitors in the event prepare and deliver an eight- to 10-minute speech on a specific agricultural issue from memory and respond to five minutes of questions.

Costanza’s adviser is Mandy Delaune.