Chadron Range Judgers Win Area 1 Range Judging Contest
Chadron FFA and Intro to agriculture students participated in the area 1 range judging contest hosted by the USDA Natural Resource NRCS located near Alliance on Wednesday September 15th, 2021. For the first time since bringing FFA back into the high school, Chadron range judgers came home with gold in three different divisions. Senior Luke Kahl, won Chadron's first ever Gold medal as the senior division individual champion. Cody Kahl, a Sophomore, became the chapter's first ever Junior division individual champion. Freshman James Koerber, tied for second as an individual. Teammates Owen Wess, Jadyn Tidyman, Cody Kahl and James Koerber earned the schools first junior division range judging championship. In addition, fellow teammates Bryson Bickel, Billy Hy, Addison Diers, and Jace Lien earned third place. These students will have an opportunity to compete at the Nebraska State Range judging competition held near Valentine on September 29th.