On November 6, fifteen members of
the Litchfield FFA chapter attended
the District 8 Livestock Judging
competition at the Buffalo County
Fairgrounds. Students receiving
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Faith Heapy, purple in the Junior
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Lyndsie McAuliff, red in the Junior
High Division; City: ________________ State: ______
Ashton Behmerwold, white in the
Junior High Division.
On November 8, four members of the
Litchfield FFA officer team attended
the Connecting Chapters training at
Kearney High School. This training is
conducted by the Nebraska Farm
Bureau Foundation. Students
received Ag Literacy training to take
back to the school to use in an
elementary classroom. The Nebraska
Farm Bureau Foundation provided the
chapter with a book to donate to an
elementary classroom as well as
curriculum to teach Ag Literacy to the
December 12 - District 8 LDE
competition at Ravenna
January 4 – FFA Labor Auction
following the Basketball Games
Local Student’s Artwork Chosen
for Nebraska State School Board
Conference Art Show
Katherine Paitz and Kaylee Rohde will have their art on
display during Nebraska’s State School Board Conference
in LaVista for both administrators and school board
members to admire. The students work was selected to
embody quality and exceptional creativity in Nebraska
Kaylee Rohde is the daughter of Phil and Karla Rohde.
Her work is titled “Being Different” and is a linoleum
print. Her artwork consists of a beautifully colored ant.
She states that the meaning of her work is “Ants are
always black or brown, always being what people
expect can be boring, it’s nice to be colorful”.
Katherine Paitz daughter of Scott and Heather Paitz
created a mixed media work using recycled magazine to
create a very unique coffee cup she calls “Morning Brew”.
She says this about her work: “ Different subject
matter, compositions and colors make different
people happy. I made this using recycled magazines in
colors and prints that I enjoy and yes, I do enjoy my
We are excited to be represented at the art show by these
two wonderful artists.