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Hernando class notes: Students excel at Spanish meet

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Students excel at Spanish meet

Hernando High students participated in the recent 2008 Spanish competition. The school earned nine sobresalientes (first places), four superiores (second places), and two excelentes (third places). The students' skit received a superior rating (second place).

Winners in individual contests are impromptu speech: Bethany Davis, superior; Matias Gonzalez, sobresaliente; Kiersten Gorse, superior; Lea Martin, sobresaliente; Christina Mojeiko, excelente; Kyle Morgan, excelente; Kimberlee Steinman, sobresaliente; Courtney Stoll, superior; Kelsey Dewey, sobresaliente; and Brittany Sena, superior.

Declamations: Bethany Davis, sobresaliente; Lea Martin, sobresaliente; Matias Gonzalez, sobresaliente; Courtney Stoll, sobresaliente; and Kimberlee Steinman, sobresaliente.

FFA chapter wins

best booth at fair

Hernando High's Brooksville Senior FFA display booth won best booth at the 2008 Hernando County Fair. FFA members Aaron Barrus, Shelby Curley, Victoria Cannon, Samantha Pankow and Jordan Barrus received the "Herdsman Award" for their willingness to help others.

Hernando High School's Brooksville Senior FFA members received more than $25,000 in the sale of their livestock projects and won 50 percent of all awards.

Individual winners are: Shelby Curley, first in class and grand champion rabbit, grand champion rabbit showmanship, and class winner in poultry; Margo Stewart, class winner in swine; Samantha Browning, class winner in swine; Tiffany Goodin, class winner and grand champion swine;

Jessica Jernigan, class winner and reserve grand champion swine; Tiffany Lewis, class winner in swine; Samantha Pankow, reserve grand champion swine showmanship; Victoria Cannon, reserve grand champion steer, and reserve grand champion steer showmanship.

Chapter project shown by Jordan Barrus, grand champion swine carcass contest; chapter project shown by Victoria Cannon, reserve grand champion swine record book.

For information on the FFA fair awards, call Rick Ahrens at 797-7015, ext. 239.

Two are finalists for

FFA recognition

The Florida FFA Association recently selected 20 student members from more than 200 applicants as finalists in the Stars Over Florida recognition program. Students with outstanding Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) programs in five different categories were recognized. Each candidate will be interviewed.

Hernando High School Brooksville Senior FFA members Samantha Pankow and Margaret Stewart are two of the finalists in the "Star in Agriscience" category. Each finalist, her parents and her FFA adviser will be recognized during a special ceremony at the 80th Florida FFA State Convention

June 9-13.

Teens take part in

French competition

Ashley Ackerman, Carly Kirkman, Theodore Freed, Selena Moffitt, Chris Taylor and Sarah Oesch participated in Hernando High's French competition. The team project, led by Selena Moffitt, won Bon (third place). Sarah Oesch won excellent (second place) for the school album, and Carly Kirkman won excellent (second place) for the reading exam.

Hernando class notes: Students excel at Spanish meet 04/23/08 [Last modified: Thursday, April 24, 2008 11:55am]
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