by jamesc 2/7/2014 1:18:46 PM --
NORFOLK – Northeast Community College’s Chuck M. Pohlman Agriculture Complex in Norfolk was the site of the FFA District Livestock Judging Contest. 490 contestants from 36 schools participated in the recent event. Mike Roeber, agriculture/livestock judging instructor at Northeast, said the team portion of the contest was set up slightly different this year as compared to past years; teams could have up to eight members, with the top four scores counted.
Individual and team results include:
District 2 Juniors
Individual: 1st Trae Meysenburg, Osceola; 2nd Lane Egger, Lakeview (Columbus). Team: 1st Lakeview (Caleb Frenzen, Lane Egger, Austin Maurer, Layne Janssen, Trevor Schultz, Austin Foltz, Kaleb Lusche, and Kyle Grotelueschen. 2nd Raymond Central (Hannah Settje, Nick Nelson, Josh Hornung, Jake Palensky, Courtney Potter, Frances Holley, and Sarah Bos).
District 2 Seniors
Individual: 1st Tayler Gall, Leigh-Clarkson; 2nd Tim Kummer, Lakeview (Columbus). Team: 1st Howells-Dodge-Clarkson (Jacob Vogel, Alex Steffensmeier, Mitchell Brester, Elisia Vogel, and Elizabeth Sindelar). 2nd Leigh-Clarkson (Hallee Held, Sheila Reichmuth, Nick Wendt, Riley Schroeder, Tayler Gall, Austin Bruhn, Kyle Kabes, and Jessi Sayers.
District 3 Juniors
Individual: 1st Jackie Minarick, North Bend; Nic Taylor, Logan View. Team: 1st Wisner-Pilger (Sydney Williams, Christine Sindelar, Jordan Fullner, Keeley Russman, Michael Borgelt, Logan Godbersen, Jesse Urwiler, and Ryan McBride). 2nd North Bend (Jayton Frank, Nick Hines, Jackie Minarick, Ryan Kreikemeier, Taylor Harms, Miranda Dostal, Chris Dostal, and Mackenna Walla).
District 3 Seniors
Individual: 1st Ryan Schroeder, Wisner-Pilger; 2nd Hunter Schroeder, West Point. Team: 1st West Point (Heath Schroeder, Hunter Schroeder, Chris Watterman, Dylan Slaughter, Taylor Brester-Pruss, Jeffrey Rogers, and Ronald Kramer). 2nd Wisner-Pilger (Shaila Bennett, Dalton Mohlfeld, Chase Ott, Ryan Schroeder, Bryon Peterson, Derek Johnson, and Grant Godbersen.)
District 4 Junior
Individual: 1st Garrett Alexander, Bloomfield; 2nd Cauy Drobny, Verdigre. Team: 1st Bloomfied (McGwire Mackesprang, Garrett Alexander, Devin Johnson, Leah Poppe, Cole Bruns, Kayla Kleinschmit, Karly Jensen, and Claire Vanness). 2nd Verdigre ( Shawn Sucha, Scjler Forman, Ben Johnson, Chase Ruzicka, Cauy Drobny, Madisen Randa, Clay Konopasek, and Haylee Klawitter).
District 4 Seniors
Individual: 1st Garrett Heine from Hartington; 2nd Bailee Porter, Norfolk. Team: 1st Bloomfield (Trent Johnson, Kash Poppe, Jacob Johnson, Rachel Knox, Chantille Schmit, Cody Beckman, Travis Gillilan, and Austin Gillilan). 2nd Hartington (of Ty Dybdal, Dillon Klug, Alex Fischer, Ty Becker, Jacob Dickes, Dustin Weinandt, Austin Koch and Garrett Heine).
The top 50-percent of the teams in the district contest qualified for the state competition, which will be held during the Nebraska FFA Convention in Lincoln in April.
Nearly 500 students from 36 area high schools attended an FFA District Livestock Judging Contest at Northeast Community College’s Chuck M. Pohlman Agriculture Complex. The top 50-percent of the teams in the recent district contest qualified for the state competition, which will be held during the Nebraska FFA Convention in Lincoln in April.