2018-2019 Officers Are Installed At FFA-FCCLA Banquet
The Howells-Dodge FFA and FCCLA Banquet were held on Monday, April 23 at 6:30 p.m. in the Howells-Dodge Gym. The FFA Officers conducted the opening ceremony and a delicious potluck supper was enjoyed by FFA members, FCCLA members, parents and guests.
FCCLA Awards were presented by Dax VanLengen, Katelyn Steffensmeier, Jordyn Brester, and Emily Wragge. FCCLA Awards were received by Connor Blum, Jordyn Brester, Jordon Brichacek, Brittany Cech, Ely Henrickson, Zach Lund, Ryan Macholan, Lindsey Pickhinke, Ellie Sheaks, Katelyn Steffensmeier, Rebecca Swanda, Holly Tomcak, Dax VanLengen, Emily Wragge, Jon Yosten, Hannah Bayer, Jessi Brester, Josh Brester, Tonya Brester, Seth Cech, Grace Dvorak, Desirae Haase, Kade Hegemann, Lane Hegemann, Catherine Kempf, McKenna Klosen, Brad Kratochvil, Chloe’ Pieper, Bridget Praest, Erin Prusa, Mitch Yosten, Megan Balsley, Courtney Bayer, Alyssa Cappellano, Madyson Cech, Alyssa Coufal, Michaela Hegemann, Callie Jackson, Grace Kreikemeier, Kyle Pickhinke, Darrin Pokorny, Luke Rocheford, Taya VanLengen, Jayda Bazata, Lexie Brester, Audrey Coufal, Cara Dvorak, Logan Fiala, Jill Grovijohn, Neleigh Jensen, Cassie Pieper, Riley Pokorny, Janessa Schmidt, Jacob Tomcak and Harley Williams. Selected as Outstanding FCCLA members were: Freshmen – Jacob Tomcak, Sophomores – Darrin Pokorny, Juniors – Jessi Brester and Seniors – Lindsey Pickhinke. Honorary Chapter Parent Awards were given to Kevin and Chris Brester, Brian and Amy Brester, and Keith and Linette Brester. A special award was given to Superintendent Jeff Walburn for his support of the Howells-Dodge FCCLA Chapter. Roses were given to parents by the Senior FCCLA members. The FFA Awards presentation followed. Installed as new FCCLA Officers for 2018-2019 were: District 5 Officer – Erin Prusa, President – Mitch Yosten, Vice President – Jessi Brester, Secretary – Hannah Bayer, Treasurer – Lane Hegemann, Publicity Chairperson – Tonya Brester, Historian – Kyle Pickhinke, Power of One Chairperson – Bridget Praest and Recreation Chairperson – Darrin Pokorny. New FFA Officer were installed and the Senior FFA Officer Retirement followed. FCCLA President Dax VanLengen led the closing.