NEWS RELEASE

Centennial High School Grad to Perform at National FFA Convention

Dzaki Sukarno, a member of the Centennial FFA chapter, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 24-27 during the 2018 National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis.

Sukarno, an alumni of the Centennial FFA chapter and a freshman at New Mexico State University, has been selected to perform in the National FFA Talent Competition.

Sukarno, an alumni of the Centennial FFA chapter and a freshman at New Mexico State University, has been selected to perform in the National FFA Talent Competition.

Sukarno, an alumni of the Centennial FFA chapter and a freshman at New Mexico State University — the son of Muhammad and Nani Sukarno — has been selected to perform in the National FFA Talent Competition.

Sukarno will perform on stage and bring excitement and spirit to the convention and expo. He submitted an application along with a recorded audition, according to a news release from the National FFA Organization. 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.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 653,359 student members who belong to one of 8,568 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, the release stated. The organization is also supported by 344,239 alumni members in 2,051 alumni chapters throughout the U.S.

— Damien Willis, LCPS Director of Communications, 575-527-5811, dwillis@lcps.net