Imperial FFA sending eight teams, three individuals to state contests

Three will receive FFA State Degrees this week

    Thirty-four students from CCS are in Lincoln this week for the Nebraska State FFA Convention that runs through Friday.
    Of that group, 23 are Imperial FFA members and another 11 are junior high students, said FFA Advisor Jeremy Vlasin.
    The chapter has eight teams competing in Lincoln and three individuals in the following areas:
    Agriscience—Matalie Wallin, Ryan Bernhardt, Kendall Prior, Markenna Terryberry.
    Ag Sales—Morayah Cupp, Logan Mendenhall, Austin Bernhardt, Stephen Johnson.
    Meats Evaluation—Remi Yaw, Morel Jurado, Jesse Krausnick, Cody Duffy.
    Sr. Parliamentary Procedure—Valerie Herbert, Brooklyn Christensen, Jozie Schilke, Lindsey Mendenhall, Courtney Odens, Alexis Richmond.
    Agronomy—Matalie Wallin, Ryan Bernhardt, Markenna Terryberry.
    Sr. Livestock Judging—Taylor Jablonski, Austin Bernhardt.
    Food Science—Katelyn Leibhart, Valerie Herbert, Carissa Hill, Jordan Jablonski.
    Jr. High Quiz Bowl—Peyton Dubas, Madeline Hanes, Brock Leibhart, Colin O’Neil, Liz Reeves, Kathya Aragon, Sean Heermann, Zach Herbert, Walker Mollendor, Iris Robles, Mason Wallin.
    Individually, the chapter is being represented by Morayah Cupp, both in extemporaneous speaking and the talent contest, and Matalie Wallin in creed speaking.
    Carissa Hill, a junior, is a top three proficiency finalist for the Goat Girls Farm business she operates with her younger sister. The business produces goat milk, which they use in production of soaps and homemade caramels, Vlasin said.
    The products are sold at her family’s store in Imperial, Hill’s Family Foods.

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