Frakes selected to perform at 2017 National FFA Convention

Friday, September 8, 2017
Maggie Frakes, PHS Sophomore

INDIANAPOLIS Maggie Frakes , a member of the Portageville FFA chapter in Portageville, MO, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 25-28 during the 2017 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

Frakes, a sophomore and the daughter of Jamie and Susan Frakes, has been selected to perform in the National FFA Talent Competition. She is one of only three selected from the state of Missouri. Her FFA advisor is Ronnie Shipman.

Frakes will perform on stage and bring excitement and spirit to the convention and expo. She submitted an application along with a recorded audition. Nearly 50 acts from throughout the country have been chosen to perform during general sessions, meal functions and receptions. During the convention and expo, all acts will have the chance to compete in three rounds and be judged on preparation, delivery, engagement, entertainment value and technical ability. The winner will receive $250.

Mahindra USA, Tractor Supply Company and Wrangler sponsor National FFA Talent.

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