WEST LIBERTY, Iowa–West Liberty FFA had a successful outing at this year’s State FFA Convention, held the second weekend in April. Students placed as state champions in four events and brought home high honors in many others.
Career Development Events:
- Ag CSI: Katherine Barten, Kiley Collins, Vivian Cardona, Jayleen Kivi, Alyssa Lenz, and Mallory Wulf–state champions.
- Chapter Program of Activities: Taylor Eason, Tye Miller, and Kylie Struck–state champions.
- Experience the Action: Vayda Bryant, Mya Elizondo, Daisy Kivi, Jada Maas, Payton Maas, Payton Murphy, Nellie Stagg, and Kahly Thammavong. Audience: Mercedes Brocker, Audrina Bryant, Preston Clark, Blake Jones, Delanie Madsen, Brenden Mcmichael, and Gavin Ryan–state champions.
- Parliamentary Procedure: Amerie Alvarado, Finley Hall, Dominic Hernandez, Addyson Lehman, David Mahoney, and Paige Werling–state champions.
- Chapter Website: Aly Harned-gold rating, third place.
- Ag Impact: Johnny Daufeldt, Owen Daufeldt, Cooper Gates, Brady Laughlin, Perry Lehman, and Torsten Nixt-silver rating, third place.
- Ag Radio Broadcasting: Sadie Peters, silver rating.
- Freshman Creed Speaking: Madi Stultz, silver rating.
- Prepared Public Speaking: Jack Mahoney, silver rating.
- Extemporaneous Speaking: Rachel Aird, bronze rating.
- South East State Rising Star Top Six: Addyson Lehman
- Iowa FFA Degree Recipients: Rachel Aird, Cassandra Alleman, Macy Daufeldt, Grace Evans, Sailor Hall, Aly Harned, Mylei Henderson, Jack Mahoney, Charlie Thrasher, and Caleb Wulf.
- State Academic Achievement: Rachel Aird, Cassandra Alleman, Macy Daufeldt, Grace Evans, Sailor Hall, Aly Harned, Mylei Henderson, Jack Mahoney, Charlie Thrasher, and Caleb Wulf.
Additional Chapter Awards:
- Building Communities: First ranked program in Iowa.
- Strengthening Agriculture: First ranked Program in Iowa.
- National Chapter Award: Third ranked Program in Iowa.