MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Career Center hosted the 2017 State FFA Nursery Landscape Career Development Event Wednesday and Thursday. Ten schools from around the state competed, with East Knox and KCCC representing Knox County.

Contest events on Wednesday included (landscape) maintenance estimation and irrigation. Thursday’s contests included tree planting, sod installation, zero-turn mower operation and walk-behind mower operation.

East Knox’s Cade Morningstar took first-place individual honors in mid-sized mowers, and KCCC’s Morgan Hunter placed seventh overall in number of points scored.

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  • Virgil Shipley/News Knox County Career Center students, twins, Morgan, left and McKenzie Hunter, were judged on how they planted this tree in the State Landscape Contest Thursday at the Career Center.
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