Creighton FFA members performed well at Nebraska state convention contests earlier this month.
The Creighton chapter received Farm Bureau Connecting Chapters recognition for increasing agricultural literacy by interacting with students in the elementary school.
Five members of the Creighton chapter, Clarissa Becker, Ashtyn Fritz, Kimberly Hines, Hannah Lemke and Brittani Pospisil, were awarded Nebraska State FFA degrees at the 91st Nebraska FFA Convention, held April 3- 5, at Pinnacle Bank Arena, hotels in Lincoln’s Haymarket and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Brian Johnson brought home the gold medal in the extemporaneous speaking category of leadership development events, and Sloane Fuchtman took the bronze in the employment skills category.
Several teams and individuals earned ribbons in career development events. Participants included:
Ag sales: Johnson, blue; Becker, red; Anna Tyler; Travis Tyler
Agriscience: Red team ribbon; Bryna Fanta, blue; Noah Novacek, blue; Levi Bearninger, Brody Eggers;
Agronomy: Dylan Kuhlman, red; JD Kuhlman, white; Logan Eggers; Cameron Tyler;
Environmental and Natural Resources: Noah Novacek, red; Derek Wortman, white; Averi Diedrichsen; Emma Vortherms;
Farm and agribusiness management: Red team ribbon; Dylan Kuhlman, purple; JD Kuhlman, blue; Cameron Tyler; Brenden Waldow;
Floriculture: Fritz, red; Hines, white; Fuchtman; Anna Pavlik;
Food Science and Technology: Olivia Dartman, Maycee Zimmerer, Kirsten Adams, Hayley Novacek;
Livestock Management: Clay Curtis, Cody Hanvey, Lemke, Pospisil, RJ Wilmes; and
Poultry evaluation: Red team ribbon; Hanvey, blue; Lemke, red; Pospisil, red; Wilmes.
Brienne Fanta, Grace Van Metre, Christen Curtis, Trey Vogt and Trenton Mathis performed with the FFA chorus at convention ceremonies.
The Creighton chapter adviser is Debi Doerr.