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Kimball, Banner County FFA students earn state berths


Tonia Copeland

Sara Taggart, left, receives a white ribbon during the District 12 FFA contest held in Kimball last Wednesday. Taggart accepted the ribbon on behalf of the Banner County agronomy team, which will compete at the state competition April 8-10.

Though the majority of students at Kimball Junior/Senior High School were given a day off, the halls were still full last Wednesday.

Nearly 200 FFA students from 15 chapters filled the halls, auditorium and student center, as well as the nearby 4-H building and the Kimball County Fairgrounds, for the District 12 Career Development Competition.

In addition to students from Kimball and Banner County, other schools that competed include Alliance, Bayard, Bridgeport, Chadron, Cody-Kilgore, Creek Valley, Garden County, Gordon-Rushville, Hemingford, Minatare, Morrill, Scottsbluff and Sioux County...

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