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FFA NEWS & UPDATES

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On February 13 , the Litchfield FFA competed in the District CDE competition in Grand Island . Tyler Wood , Blaine Gibbons and Jacob Swearingen competed in the welding competition where Tyler received a blue ribbon for Shielded Metal Arc Welding and Jacob received a red ribbon for OA Welding . Emilee Sweley and Meghan Kratzer participated in the Vet Science competition and Christopher Paitz and John Zimmer competed in the Ag Mechanics competition . Tacey Shafer competed in the Agriscience competition where she received a blue ribbon for her efforts .
( John Zimmer , Christopher Paitz , Blaine Goodner , Tacey Shafer , Meghan Kratzer , Emilee Sweley , Jacob Swearingen , & Tyler Wood )
While school was not in session on Friday , February 17 , Lt . Governor Mike Foley stopped in Litchfield at the Trotter Greenhouse to tour the facility and learn more about the Litchfield Farm to School lunch program . Gary Lawrence led the tour and other visitors were Mitch Feldman , Gary Feldman , Janice Reynolds and Brian Johnson . Gary and Diane Feldman recently donated a beef to the Farm to School program and the Trotter Greenhouse is a regular donor to the program . The group also toured the Trotter Dry Fertilizer Terminal .
( Gary Lawrence , Lt . Gov . Mike Foley , Mitch Feldman , Gary Feldman , Janice Reynolds )
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