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EAHS graduate Samantha Ippolito places third at regional FFA competition

September 22, 2022- Congratulations to 2022 Elizabethtown Area High School graduate Samantha Ippolito for placing third in the Eastern U.S. Regional FFA Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest at the Eastern States Expo in Springfield, MA. At the regional event held on Saturday, Sep. 17, Ippolito was assigned the topic "Addressing the worker shortage in agriculture" and had thirty minutes to prepare a 4-6 minute speech.

Ippolito earned the right to represent Pennsylvania at the competition by placing second in the state Extemporaneous Speaking Contest held in June at Penn State University. EAHS Future Farmers of America (FFA) advisor Mark Anderson and current EAHS FFA members Bri Wolfe and Cami Lewis accompanied Ippolito to the regional competition.

EAHS FFA Reps at Regional Competition