Six Southeast Community College
agriculture students finished in the top 10 at the North American Colleges and
Teachers of Agriculture Judging Contest March 30-April 2 in North Platte.
All six competed in the Horticulture
Contest, one of 13 categories at this year’s event.
Andrew Frazee, Hannah Wagner, Jordan
Lewis, and Peyton Hanson won first place in the team competition for both
two-year and four-year schools.
Individually, Frazee, a Horticulture
student from Sabetha, Kansas, was the Knowledge Exam Individual Champion in the
two-year division, as well as the Identification Individual Champion. Hansen, a
Turfgrass student from Lincoln, was the Problem Solving Individual Champion in
the two-year division.
Overall, Frazee placed first in the two-year
division. Wagner, a Horticulture student from Norfolk, finished second. Caleb
Revis, a Horticulture student from Beatrice, finished third, and Lewis, a
Horticulture student from Lincoln, finished fourth.
Jack Selken, a Turfgrass student from
Oakland, placed eighth. Revis and Selken were judged as individuals in the
“Discover Your Hidden Resource” was
this year’s theme, and all six SCC students participated in the NACTA
The Nebraska College of Technical
Agriculture hosted the event, which was open to all two- and four-year schools
that have institutional NACTA membership. Contests and events were held in
North Platte, with support from the West Central Research and Extension Center.