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Coberly Earns Silver Emblem in Job Interview CDE

Oct 31, 2015

LOUISVILLE- Winners of the National FFA Job Interview Career Development Event (CDE) were announced Friday at the annual awards banquet. The event was held in conjunction with the 88th National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky. Mr. James Shiflet with the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality served as superintendent of the national event.

Lane Coberly of the Chapman FFA Chapter earned a silver emblem ranking in this year’s event. 

The top eight individuals will receive cash awards to recognize their success in the event. The cash awards and the job interview event are sponsored by CSX Transportation as a special project of the National FFA Foundation and the National FFA Organization. Tori Kaplan, Assistant Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, CSX Transportation said, \"As a premier transportation company in North America, we\'re driven to move«and not just billions of tons of goods every year. We\'re moving careers, the economy and environmental preservation. CSX is proud to support the National FFA and the job interview CDE. Interviewing and resume skills will help move students forward.\"

The job interview CDE is a competitive event that tests student\'s ability to perform effectively throughout the entire job application process. The participants prepare a resume, cover letter and complete an online application. They also participate in phone, one-on-one and panel job interviews as part of the competition.

The event, held at The Brown Hotel in Louisville, Ky., is one of many educational activities at the National FFA Convention & Expo in which FFA members practice the lessons learned in agricultural education classes. 

Silver Emblem Individuals
Lane Coberly of Chapman FFA, KS

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