Hitchcock-Tulare FFA attends leadership development

COURTESY OF HITCHCOCK-TULARE SCHOOL

The Hitchcock-Tulare FFA attended the District 6 and SD FFA Leadership Development Events in November and December.  

The chapter had 21 students advance from Districts on to State LDEs in Pierre. 

District results 

  • Ag Issues – fourth – Cash Chapin, Emmerie Arthurs, Travis Gordon, Lila Johnson, Rylee Knock, Patrick Maynard 
  • Creed – Mikael Nielson – second (advance to state) 
  • Extemporaneous Speaking – Jack Boomsma – second; Brendan Nowell – third (both advance to state) 
  • Ag Broadcasting – Cole Schroeder – first (advance to state); Mason Bottum – fifth 
  • Marketing Plan – second – Brooklyn Frankenstein, Presley Binger, Weston Wagner (advance to state) 
  • Parliamentary Procedure – first – Kyle Hamilton, Andy Brooker, Caden Bottum, Danielle Nowell, Jed Waldner, Cole Schroeder (advance to state) 
  • Conduct of Chapter Meetings – second – Mikael Nielson, Regan Lutter, Katelyn Schroeder, Blaze Binger, Cooper Cole, Eli Schultz, Lainee Humphrey (advance to state) 
  • Ag Sales – second – Zach Gilbert, Caden Bottum, Danielle Nowell, Jed Waldner 
  • Employment – Carter Binger – fifth; Briar Kloss – ninth 
  • Prepared Public – Harlee Nielson – second (advance to state) 
  • District 6 FFA Chapter Sweepstakes (best overall performance) – first place 

State Results  

  • Creed – Mikael Nielson– fifth 
  • Extemporaneous Speaking – Jack Boomsma – 14th; Brendan Nowell – 19th 
  • Ag Broadcasting – Cole Schroeder – 16th 
  • Marketing Plan – 11th – Brooklyn Frankenstein, Presley Binger, Weston Wagner 
  • Parliamentary Procedure – Advanced from the preliminary round to finals and placed fourth – Kyle Hamilton, Andy Brooker, Caden Bottum, Danielle Nowell, Jed Waldner, Cole Schroeder 
  • All-State Parliamentary Procedure Team - Andy Brooker 
  • Conduct of Chapter Meetings – eighth – Mikael Nielson, Ella Johnson, Katelyn Schroeder, Blaze Binger, Cooper Cole, Eli Schultz, Lainee Humphrey 
  • Ag Sales – ninth – Zach Gilbert, Caden Bottum, Danielle Nowell, Jed Waldner 
  • Prepared Public – Harlee Nielson – 14th