SPECIAL TO THE MESSENGER
This past summer, during the State FFA Convention, J.D. Martin of the Grapeland FFA competed in the Senior Division of the public speaking contest. J.D., who is a sophomore at GHS, finished third in the State in the Senior Agriscience Division in Prepared Public Speaking. J.D. was first in District and first in Area. His first place finish in Area qualified him for the State Contest in Dallas.