FCHS FFA News
The new year is in full swing now and the members have spent the beginning of the year preparing for LDE’s. Members attended Leadership Development Events in Beatrice on January 30th. The members participated in senior and junior parliamentary procedure, FFA creed speaking, natural resources speaking, and a job interview. The creed speakers at LDE’s were Tyler Uhri, Gwen Olberding, and Emily Ernst. The junior parliamentary procedure included Tyler Uhri, Gwen Olberding, David Kuker, Emily Ernst, Kiley Nutt, Riley Kobza, and Laney Feek. The junior parliamentary procedure received a purple ribbon and will be competing at state convention. There were two senior parliamentary procedure teams that attended. The first senior team included Elle Findlay, Erin Brewer, Dylan Frederick, Jack Findlay, and Seth Brewer. The second team included Keldon Campbell, Joel Gifford, Peter Gifford, Gracie Frederick, Hunter Arnold, and Braydon Frederick. Both teams received a red ribbon. For creed speaking, Gwen Olberding received a white ribbon, Emily Ernst received a red ribbon, and Tyler Uhri placed 6th overall and received a blue ribbon. Dylan Frederick gave a presentation about natural resources. Dylan talked about how solar energy, wind energy, and hydroelectricity are utilized in the United States. Dylan got 3rd place and is an alternate for state for natural resources. Joel Gifford participated in a job interview. He was interviewed for a welding job. He made top 4 and earned a spot in the final four. Joel finished with a purple ribbon in his job interview.