Agriscience Fair and Proficiency Finalists
At the 89 th National FFA Convention held October 19-22, 2016, the Lyons-Decatur Northeast FFA Chapter had nine members attend and participate in convention activities with one member earning the American FFA Degree, two members competing in the National FFA Agrscience Fair, one National Proficiency Finalist and the Nebraska Representative in Extemporaneous Speaking. The National FFA Agriscience Fair recognizes members who have . . .
Brock Vetick Serves as one of five delegates from Nebraska
Lyons-Decatur Northeast High School student Brock Vetick attended the World Food Prize Global Youth Institute in Des Moines, IA October 13-15, 2016 after participating in the Nebraska Institute in September. At the Nebraska Institute, Brock was chosen as a youth delegate from Nebraska. Food security—people’s ability to not live in hunger or fear of starvation—is the focus of the World Food Prize Global . . .
The BRLD C-team played in the Oakland Craig tournament on Saturday October 8th. Our girls played Oakland Craig, GACC, and Logan View. Our team consisted of 9 girls. These girls have continuously been improving in practice and during games as well as other tournaments. It was a great achievement as a team to place first in the tournament and as a coach to see the girls come together and fight for the wins during each game.
TWO SCHOOLS COME TOGETHER TO MAKE AN 11 MAN FOOTBALL TEAM Written by freshman Ezequiel Zavala You hear the pads hitting, the whistle blowing and the crowd yelling, “LET’S GO WOLVERINES!!!” You can smell the tasty popcorn and the fresh grass. The adrenaline and our teammates jumping up and down...ready to win the football game. I feel pumped up! Are you?! I interviewed Daniel Maresh, the head football coach of the BRLD . . .
--Five members qualify for state competition
Northeast Area Land Evaluation Challenges local members --Five members qualify for state competition On October 4, 2016, the Lyons-Decatur Northeast FFA traveled to Concord to compete in the Northeast Area Land Evaluation Event. During Land Evaluation, students evaluate four sites for their depth, surface texture, permeability, slope, thickness and erosion. Using the information collected and scenario, students then . . .