Lt to Rt: Matt Kerner, Matt Dierksen, Kane WellnitzChadron High School competed in their first FFA State Range Judging yesterday in Genoa, NE.  Congratulations to Matt Dierksen (senior), Matt Kerner (sophomore), and Kane Wellnitz (sophomore) for representing the new Chadron FFA Chapter.

The competition took place near Genoa on Thursday, September 25th. A practice session was held Wednesday evening for students to view local plants and soils. Over 460 FFA students from Nebraska competed.

With over 200 students in each of the two divisions, the Chadron students did not finish in the top 20.  This is the first year of Chadron's FFA Chapter since the early 1960's.  The Chadron FFA Chapter advisor is Mr. Jon Cogdill.

Matt D. studying a plant closely.Nearly 500 students head to the site.Matt K. identifying plantsKane completes the range map test.

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Mr. Mack