November 5th, Mount Gilead FFA members went to Highland to compete in the sub-district food science contest. Members that attended were Ben Hayes, Samantha Appleman, Kendra Hartman, Liz McAlister, Kayla Jordan, Taylor Watson, Brittany Broadwater, and Andrew Evans. The top scorers for the team were Kayla Jordan, Samantha Appleman, Kendra Hartman, and Andrew Evans.
November 19th the members that qualified for districts went on to South Eastern High school for the district contest. These members were Samantha Appleman, Kendra Hartman, Liz McAlister, and Ben Hayes. They placed 7th as a team.