PC FFA competes at Career Development Events, qualifies for state
On Wednesdays, Feb. 6 and 27, Perkins County FFA competed at two CDE competitions at North Platte Community College.
These competitions cover events that are designed to promote things FFA members may see in the real world while pursuing a career.
Each member from PC FFA can compete in two events per CDE. Both of these competitions saw numerous members qualify for state.
CDE No. 1
Feb. 6 saw FFA members competing in Agriscience, Vet Science, Biotechnology, Ag mechanics, and Food Science. PC FFA qualified for state in Agriscience, Food Science, and Ag mechanics. PC FFA were district champions in Food Science.
District No. 9 FFA CDE No. 1 results:
2019 topic: Natural Resources – Perch dissection
Top 4 individuals make up State FFA Team: Savannah Schmitt, Patricia Loy, Bryder Hickey, Hallie Fisher.
Alternates to State Convention in AgriScience: Hayden Foster, Kayton Brueggeman, Tyler Tucker, Kylie Tucker.
Josh Malmkar – 13th place Red Ribbon
Biotech – (they take two teams to state and PC ended up third)
PC Team No. 1 – Matt W, Jacob W, Jaden D, and Jacob W, 3rd place – Red ribbon
PC Team No. 2 – Miah L, Ian S, Jace W, Keshia L
Jacob Woodmancy – Tied for 4th – Blue Ribbon
Matthew Wendell – Tied for 8th - Red Ribbon
Caleb Lagler – Tied for 12th place - White Ribbon
Miah Long – Tied for 14th place – White ribbon
PC Team Qualifies for State FFA (5th place at Districts) – white ribbon
Matt Aerni – 2nd place – Purple ribbon – 102 pts
Blake Dolezal – 7th place – Blue ribbon – 94 pts
Huntin Taylor – 8th place – Blue ribbon – 92 pts
Tanner Burge – 16th place – blue ribbon – 84 pts
Trye Hickey – tied 23rd place – red ribbon – 76 pts
Emilio Perez – tied 23rd place – red ribbon -76 pts
Josh Malmkar – 28th place – red ribbon - 72 pts
PC Team Qualifies for State FFA (1st place at Districts) – Champions – Purple Ribbon
Jaden Dietlein – 162 pts – 2nd place – purple ribbon
Dani Burge – 157 pts – 3rd place – purple ribbon
Evan Sestak – 146 pts – 6th place – purple ribbon
Bryder Hickey – 140 pts – 10th place – purple ribbon
Aaron Fay – 137 pts – 11th place – purple ribbon
Alex Poppe – 133 pts – 14th place – blue ribbon
Tanner Burge – 130 pts – tied 16th place – blue ribbon
Matthew Wendell - 130 pts – tied 16th place – blue ribbon
Rylee Huff – 124 pts – 25th place – blue ribbon
Kyle Feuerborn – 121 pts – 27th place – blue ribbon
Summer Postlewait – 118 pts - tied for 30th – red ribbon
Caleb Lagler – 118 pts – tied for 30th – red ribbon
Jacob Woodmancy – 116 points – 33rd place – red ribbon
Keshia Leeper – 107 points – 52nd place – white ribbon
CDE No. 2
On Feb. 27, PC FFA traveled to North Platte for the second CDE. This time members competed in Floriculture, Livestock Management, Welding, Meats, Natural Resources, and Nursery and Landscape. PC FFA qualified for state in Nursery and Landscape, Natural Resources, and Meats.
PC FFA were district champions in Nursery and Landscape.
Tanner Burge was district champion in Natural Resources and Jacob Woodmancy was district champion in Nursery and Landscape.
District No. 9 FFA CDE No. 2 results:
Team: Tanner Burge, Aaron Fay, Dani Burge, Kayton Brueggeman, Bryder Hickey
5th place (Alternate to State FFA)
Matt Aerni – 7th place White Ribbon
Matthew Wendell – 27th place – white ribbon
Meat Judging and Evaluation:
PC Team Qualifies for State FFA (5th place at Districts)
Ian Sihm – 23rd place – red ribbon
Kayton Brueggeman – 36th place – white ribbon
Dani Burge – 37th place – white ribbon
Jace Wid – 39th place
Environmental & Natural Resources:
Tanner Burge – District Champion – purple ribbon
Josh Malmkar - 9th place – purple ribbon
Hayden Foster – 23rd place – red ribbon
Aaron Fay – 29th place – red ribbon
Matt McClung – 34th place – white ribbon – alternate to state
Nursery and Landscape:
PC Team District Champions: Jacob Woodmancy, Caleb Lagler, Evan Sestak, & Matt Wendell
Jacob Woodmancy – District Champion – purple ribbon *
Caleb Lagler – 2nd place – purple ribbon*
Miah Long – 4th place – blue ribbon *
Evan Sestak – 9th place – red ribbon*
Matthew Wendell – 10th place – white ribbon
*state qualifying team