Minnesota FFA award winners
Date Modified: 05/21/2012 2:00 PM
Career Development Event winners: Agriculture Communications, HLWW, high individual, Katie Hirsch, HLWW; Agriculture Issues Forum, Plainview-Elgin-Millville; Agriculture Mechanics, Holdingford, high individual, Steven Skroch, Holdingford; Agriculture Sales, Belle Plaine, high individual, Cole Milbrath, Springfield; Crops, Mountain Lake, high individual, Philip Madsen, RTR; Dairy Cattle Evaluation, Caledonia, high individual, Hailey Leiding, Lanesboro; Dairy Cattle Handlers, Hope Morrison, Rushford-Peterson; Farm Business Management, Windom; high individual, Vince Karl, Sibley East; Fish and Wildlife Management, Jackson County Central, high individual, Kevin Gohman, Brainerd; Floriculture, HLWW, high individual, Katie Hirsch, HLWW; Food Science and Technology, HLWW, high individual, Keira Karels-HLWW; Forestry, Frazee Vergus, high individual, Torey Belich, Grand Rapids; Horse Evaluation, Grand Rapids, high individual, Emily Casey, Grand Rapids; Job Interview, Jade Kutzke, ACGC; Livestock Evaluation, Ogilvie, high individual, Tony Munsterteiger, Ogilvie; Market Plan, Morris Area; Meat Evaluation, Jackson County Central, high individual, Nick Moberg-RTR; Nursery and Landscape, HLWW, high individual, Spenser Weber-HLWW; Poultry Evaluation, Redwood Valley, high individual, Amy Marquette-Buffalo; Small Animal, Jackson County Central, high individual, Melissa Malakowsky-NRHEG; Soils, Westbrook Walnut Grove, high individual, Ann Woelber, Westbrook Walnut Grove; Talent, BOLD; Best Informed Greenhand, HLWW, high individual, Jackson Triplett-HLWW; Discussion Meet, William Schauns-HLWW; Creed Speaking: Emily Williamson, Worthington; Extemporaneous Speaking, Aryel Smith, Buffalo Lake Hector; Novice Parliamentary Procedure, HLWW; Parliamentary Procedure, Dassel Cokato; Prepared Public Speaking, Shawna Conrad, Goodhue.
Proficiency awards: Agricultural Communications, Jennifer Ehnert, Sebeka; Agricultural Education, Sarah Marketon, Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted; Agricultural Mechanics Design and Fabrication, Hayden Feist, United South Central; Agricultural Mechanics Energy Systems, Isaac Skalsky, Thief River Falls; Agricultural Mechanics Repair and Maintenance, Rodney Schaufler, Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart; Agricultural Processing, Derrick Fischer, Alden-Conger; Agricultural Sales – Entrepreneurship, Katie Larson, Medford; Agricultural Sales – Placement, Andrew Swanson, Lincoln; Agricultural Services, Winston Athey, Triton; Agri Science Research Animal Systems, Ali Clark, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg; Agri Science Research Integrated Systems, Jared Krieger, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg; Agri Science Research Plant Systems, Emily Wenztel, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg; Beef Production – Entrepreneurship, Megan Regnier, Canby; Beef Production – Placement, Cynthia Hansen, Sleepy Eye; Dairy Production – Entrepreneurship, Christopher Seifert, Sleepy Eye; Dairy Production – Placement, Austin Davis, Dassel-Cokato; Diversified Agricultural Production, Andrew Vroman, Tracy Area; Diversified Crop Production – Entrepreneurship, Jared Eilertson, United South Central; Diversified Crop Production – Placement, Jake Knutson, United South Central; Diversified Horticulture, Katie Eggert, Hutchinson; Diversified Livestock Production, Erin Anderson, Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa; Emerging Agricultural Technology, Skyler Vold, Red Rock Central; Environmental Science & Natural Resources Management, Matt Abraham, Chaska;
Equine Science – Entrepreneurship, Rae Larsen, BOLD; Equine Science – Placement, Tianna Cselovszki, Sleepy Eye; Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production, Adam Olson, Chaska; Forage Production, David Stenzel, United South Central; Forest Management & Products, Lloyd Lesmeister, Morris Area; Fruit Production, Ethan Heimer, Southland; Goat Production, Josie Fischer, Sleepy Eye; Grain Production – Entrepreneurship, Andrew Kieke, Kimball; Grain Production – Placement, John Peterson, Randolph; Home and/or Community Development, Taylor Neal, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg; Landscape Management, Megan Klapperich, Medford; Nursery Operations, Adam Solarz, Holdingford; Outdoor Recreation, Tyler Kasper, Grand Rapids; Poultry Production, Miranda Lemke, Hutchinson; Sheep Production, Jaclyn Dingels, Redwood Valley; Small Animal Production & Care, Ashley White, Stillwater; Specialty Animal Production, Dakota Quimby, Forest Lake.
Students recognized for their agri-science activities include: Nathan Vonderharr-Agriculture Food & Science Academy; Jayce Vetter-St. Peter; Samantha Welu, Elijah Welu-Marshall; Samantha Woog-Rochester John Marshall; Griffen Buell-AFSA; Jared Krieger, Fred Mansfield, Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg; Anna Peichel-GFW-Pioneer Express; Riley Tostenson, Perham; Elizabeth Weyer, AFSA; Sam Johnson, Glenville Emmons; Kinzie Bale, Emma Horman, Dover Eyota; Jonah Butler, Sibley East; Isaac Skalsky, Thief River Falls; Jacob Haglund, Andrew Zarembinski, AFSA; Samantha Fleckne-AFSA;, Nicole Thompson and Raean Cook, Benson.
Top chapter: Hutchinson FFA. Chapters across the state are encouraged to apply for this honor by highlighting chapter activities in the areas of student, chapter and community development. Chapters are judged by a series of individuals on the quality and innovativeness of ideas and accomplishing pre-determined goals.