York FFA Students headed to State Competition

There will be a whole lot of York FFA students headed to Lincoln April 3-5 for the State FFA Competition this year.

The event, which takes place downtown at the Graduate and Embassy hotels, sees over 7000 statewide students compete in a variety of events.

Rachel Staehr, one the the two FFA advisors in York, said that she’s proud of the qualifiers and wishes them all the best of luck at the state convention.


2024 York State Qualifiers:

Leadership Development Contests

Conduct of Chapter Meetings
• Team 1: Kendyl Hirschfeld, Hayley Mattox, Kynlee Westwood, Camdyn Stenger, Connor Krausnick, Bridget Kavan, Birkley Gray, Harley Wardyn, Max Erickson, Crue Eimermann
• Team 2: Troy Schmid, Colt Eimermann, Kade Gieck, Brody Mattox, Carter Heath, Kadence McManigal, Peyton Wetter, Jackson Heath

Ag Discovery Speaking
Creighton Carlson, Hayden Coffin

Ag Literacy Speaking
Eli Doremus

Employment Skills
Weston Piper, Kiersten Portwine

Creed Speaking
Carter Heath, Gladis Rodriguez

Ag Demonstration
• Team 1: Emory Conrad, Kassidy Stuckey, Joe Burgess
• Team 2: Alexis Davis, Lila Suhr, Milan Babcock, Sophia Liston

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Career Development Events

Senior Livestock Judging
Reese Hirschfeld, Keagyn Linden, McKenna Dowdy, Harley Martin

Junior Livestock Judging
Carson Pieper, Ashtyn Demuth, Brayden Wegerzyn, Colt Eimermann

Ag Sales
Morgan Collingham, Ty Erisckson, Maggie McCarthy, Kali Wardyn

Ag Mechanics
Cooper Brahmsteadt, Hudson Holoch, Layne Methe, Weston Piper

Annah Perdue, Josie Rauert, Karaline Brekke, Peyton Wetter

Farm Business Management
Morgan Collingham, Aidan Kadavy, Olivia Linhart, Ben Otoupal

Emory Conrad, Kassidy Stuckey, Kelsey Arndt, Kynli Combs

Meats Evaluation
Annah Perdue, Sabryna Boston, Nick Bethune, Kailynn Wright

Poultry Judging
Alexis Davis, Lila Suhr, Sophia Liston, Milan Babcock

Veterinary Science
Keagyn Linden, Emma Snider, Jaeda Vice, Renae Junge

Cooper Brahmsteadt, Phoenix Brown, Zoey Eckert, Weston Piper

Other State Choir
Alexis Davis, Emily Otoupal, Maggie McCarthy

State Degree

Hope Woods, Seth Erickson, Kiersten Portwine, Kynli Combs, Cooper Brahmsteadt, Morgan Collingham, Hudson Holoch, Emory Conrad, Kassidy Stuckey


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