Welnitz Becomes Chadron’s first FFA State Qualifier
Chadron high school FFA Chapter completed its first district competition held at Chadron State College on Wednesday. FFA chapters from around the panhandle competed in leadership skills events through public speaking. Chadron sophomore Kane Welnitz placed second in junior public speaking with a speech titled “Counting Cows” discussing various challenges in the beef industry. Kane becomes Chadron’s first ever state qualifier for the newly formed FFA chapter. Kane will compete in the state FFA competition held in Lincoln in the spring.
Chadron FFA members also competing Tate Cullars –Job interview receiving a red ribbon, Devin Mitchell – Extemporaneous speaking, Blue ribbon, Matt Dierskson -Extemporaneous speaking, red ribbon, Ag demonstration team- Emily Lewin, Alex Fritzler, Lane Jersild, Taylor Wild, red ribbon, Joe Cattin -Natural resources red Ribbon, Thurston Selby -Natural resources, red ribbon, Bucky Cattin –Creed speaking , white ribbon. Chadron FFA Chapter’s next completion will be held at WNCC on January 8th with competitions centered around Livestock management, Welding, Ag sales and service and Floriculture.