The Riverside FFA chapter has had full slate of fundraisers and competitions this fall and are in full swing for spring semester.
Riverside freshman performed the creed to earn their Green Hand degrees earlier this fall.
Members presented their speeches for district Leadership Skills Events (LSE) at the open house for the community on Nov. 19 and traveled to Aurora on Dec. 2 for the district LSE competition.
Seniors Fina Choat (Extemporaneous Speaking) and McKayla Mogensen (Job Interview) earned runner-up in their respective events with purple ribbons.
Mercedes Hemmingsen was selected as an alternate for the state competition in cooperative speaking.
LSE participants earning blue ribbions include:
Macy Zentner (Junior Public Speaking)
Emma Ahlers (Senior Public Speaking)
Jordan Muckey and Morgan Haschke (Creed Speaking)
Daylinn Feik ( Job Interview)
Noah Valasek, Riley Swerczek, Jacob Keenedy, and Joel Scott (Ag Demo)
Molly Berger, Fina Choat, Lana Molt, and Angelique Kampmann (Ag Demo)
LSE participating earning red ribbons include:
Kale Diessner (Junior Public Speaking)
Abby Asche, Kyle Cornwell, Jaydan Craven, Wyatt Martinsen, Grant Marish, Joseph Bloom, and Daniel Lozano (Junior Parli Pro)
Upcoming FFA events include state degree interviews, Valentine’s day fundraiser, pancake feed, National FFA Week, and district Career Development Events competitions.