Oran junior one of 12 finalists in tractor restoration competition

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Oran High School student Alex Schlitt with his restored Farmall tractor at his Oran, Mo. home Tuesday, August 23, 2011. (Laura Simon)

ORAN, Mo. -- Oran High School junior Alex Schlitt has been named one of 12 finalists in a national tractor restoration competition.

Schlitt spent months restoring a 1946 Farmall tractor for the Delo Tractor Restoration Competition. The competition recognizes and rewards creativity, technical aptitude and business knowledge of high school FFA members. Participants are judged based on their ability to develop teamwork, project management, budget management, planning and marketing skills. Winners will be announced Oct. 20 during the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.

Online votes for videos that detail each entry are used to advance in the competition and determine an overall winner. A link to the videos can be found online at www.delotractorrestorationcompetition.co....

Pertinent address:

Oran, MO

Map of pertinent addresses

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