Boone Central FFA competes at District LDE’s

Boone Central FFA Chapter

By Brooke Groth, Reporter
On Wednesday, Dec. 12, students of the Boone Central FFA attended District Leadership Development Events in Aurora. There were a total of 56 junior high and high school members who attended.
Four members qualified for the opportunity to compete at the State FFA Convention in April and many members came up just short. Two of the four won their competition. Rebecca Dozler won Cooperative Speaking and Brant Benes won Discovery Speaking. Gavin Dozler received second in Creed Speaking and Kalli Niemann earned second in Natural Resources.
Other results are as follows:
Alternates to State:
Senior Parliamentary Procedure (Gage Groeteke, Sam Weeder, Bailey Choat, Paige Nelson, Zane Niemann, and Seth Wright) – 3rd place purple; Conduct of Chapter Meetings (Dustin Andreasen, Braden Benes, Cody Maricle, Carson Maricle, Garrett Rasmussen, Gavin Dozler, David Figgner) – 3rd place purple; Rachel Malander – 3rd place purple, Creed Speaking; Bailey Choat – 3rd place purple, Jr. Public Speaking; Cassidy Maricle – 3rd place blue, Ag Literacy Speaking
Additional results:
Ag Demo (Rebecca Dozler, Kylee Rasmussen, Caleb Kohl) – purple; CCM (Brittany Preister, Jeslynn Beckman,
Ava Frey, Emily Naber, Kalli Niemann, Kaitlyn Pelster, Olivia Connelly) – blue; Senior Parli Pro (Ethan Dozler, Kelsey Thompson, Emily Groeteke, Brooke Groth, Claire Nelson, Destiny Umbarger) – blue; Zane Niemann – blue, Sr. Public Speaking; Gage Groeteke – blue, Sr. Public Speaking; Bryce Kennedy – blue, Employment Skills; Kalli Naber – red, Employment Skills; Ally Staub – red, Natural Resources Speaking; Carson Maricle – red, Extemporaneous; Macy Rankin – red, Discovery Speaking; Quiz Bowl (Aiden Nore, Owen Dodds, Brant Benes, Cassidy Maricle) – 3rd place