FFA’ers prepare for state this week
The majority of Gothenburg’s FFA team will head to Lincoln Wednesday through Friday for the state convention where they will compete in several events.
Those who have qualified, and their events, are:
Senior parliamentary procedure—Kerry McPheeters, Morgan Kowalewski, Amanda Larson, Peyton Maline, Kaylee Beyea and Jordan Ivey.
Junior parliamentary procedure #1—Jessica Schmidt, Rebecca Anderson, Blake Ristine, Carson Messersmith, Abbie Mazour, Courtney Brown, Kelsey Kuhlman and Pete Peterson.
Junior parliamentary procedure #2—Amanda Kowalewski, Hailey Maline, Bailey Aden, McKinley Harm, Shaylee Scott, Makaela Franzen, Ashley Eskew and Ross Ostendorf.
FFA creed—Kyann LeViner.
Job interview—Kerry McPheeters.
Junior public speaking—Rebeca Anderson.
Natural resource speaking—Kelsey Kuhlman.
Extemporaneous speaking—Carson Messersmith.
Senior public speaking—Maddy Costello.
Agricultural sales—Peyton Maline, Hailey Maline, Kelsey Kuhlman, Jessica Schmidt and Jake Matthies.
Agronomy—Archer Jensen, Jake Peterson, Amanda Kowlewski, Levi Tripp and Jordan Lauer.
Senior livestock judging—Preston Franzen, Tyler Block, Bailey Gibbens and Gage LeViner.
Farm and ranch management—Kyle Johnson, Preston Franzen, Shay Wear, Gage LeViner and Bailey Gibbens
Welding—Gage LeViner, Tyson Miller, Cooper Brott and Curtis Andres.
Junior livestock judging—Abbie Mazour, Tanner Borchardt, Courtney Brown and Dalton Sylvan.
Meats judging—Amanda Larson, Amanda Kowalewski, Morgan Kowalewski, Jake Peterson and Blake Ristine.
Agricultural sciences—Kyann LeViner, Levi Tripp, Tanner Borchardt, Josyln Baker and Amanda Kowalewski.
Nursery and landscaping—Tyler Block, Maddy Costello, Chance Schultz, Dalton Goodwin and Jake Matthies.
Food science—Bailey Gibbens, Bailey Rickertsen, Curtis Andres, Tyler Block and Jamie Messersmith.
State FFA degrees—Kerry McPheeters,Peyton Maline, Jamie Messersmith and Cale Moore.
State FFA officer candidate—Peyton Maline.
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