Monday, November 23, 2015

Chadron FFA Qualifies Three For State!

Chadron FFA members recently competed in the first FFA competition of the year held at Chadron State College. This competition is meant to showcase students abilities in the areas of public speaking, demonstrations and Interviews. The LSE competition had approximately 240 participants from 16 different schools, having 20 students from Chadron FFA participating.  Three of the Chadron High School students qualified for state by placing in the top two of their contests.  

Kane, Murphy and Hunter
In Jr. Public speaking, Katie Lewin earned a red ribbon, and Madison Cogdill earned a blue. Cooperative speaking, Renee Redfern earned a red ribbon. The Agricultural Demonstration teams, Team A composed of Sean O’Brien, Michael Collins,  Clay Madsen, and Dadrianna Serres, demonstrating GPS programing for farming earned a  red ribbon. While the Ag Demo. Team B composed of Beau Jersild,Cody Madsen, and Drew Jersild, demonstrating animal I.D techniques earned a blue ribbon. In Extemporaneous Speaking, Harlie Kennel and MiaKayla Koerber earn a red ribbon each. Brooke Roes earned a blue ribbon in job interview and Murphy Churchill received first place in job interview, and qualified for the State FFA Convention in the spring. Kane Wellnitz received second place in senior public speaking and also qualified for state.  Our third and final state qualifier of this competition, Hunter Hawk received second in junior public speaking. 

The Chadron FFA chapter kicked off the year with a great start, sending three Chadron students to state. Our next FFA competition will be held at WNCC on January 8th. It will include Welding, Ag Sales, Floriculture, and Livestock Management.