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NU juniors excel at Chico State FFA Field Day

Students in the agriculture department at Nevada Union High School have a way of doing well in competitions.

On Saturday, March 10, two NU juniors scored the maximum points in two different categories at the California State University Chico FFA Field Day.

Graham Blagg was the “high individual” in the livestock judging category, while Travis Seolas was the “high individual” in the forestry judging category.



“We as coaches push them (FFA students) to do well; we expect them to do well,” said Karen Henderson, FFA advisor and coach at NU. “If we have high expectations, they have that of themselves too.”

The agriculture department at NU now has 340 students, Henderson said. On an average, students take an hour long class a day at the department.




“Students interested in developing more leadership skills will spend four hours a week after school with us to excel at contests,” Henderson said.

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To contact Soumitro Sen, e-mail soumitros@theunion.com or call 477-4229.


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