Agribusiness Students Win at Competitions

South Central College Agribusiness Students Win at State and National Competitions

(April 5, 2016) - Students from South Central College’s Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) chapter earned honors at their state conference in January and national conference in March. All of the students came from South Central College’s Agribusiness programs. PAS provides opportunities for individual growth, leadership and career preparation. PAS has approximately over 5,000 members from 62 Chapters located in 14 states. 

National Conference Results

Leah Schloesser (from Le Center, MN):  3rd Place Career Planning Ruminant Systems

Kristi Oberdieck (from Truman, MN):  3rd Place Career Planning Retail Agribusiness Systems

Patrick Kopesky (from Lakeland Shores, MN):  2nd Placement Employment Interview

Paul Schaefer (from Taopi, MN):  Elected National Vice President

State Conference Results

Zach Anderson (from Lake Crystal, MN):  1st Place Career Progress Agribusiness Management & Marketing Systems, 6th Place Soil Specialist (team event)

Samuel Auringer (from Waseca, MN):  1st Place Employment Interview Fertilizer and Ag Chemicals

Kole Baker (from Cleveland, MN):  3rd Place Equine Specialist, 6th Place Career Planning Animal Systems (ruminant)

Colton Bates (from Green Isle, MN):  3rd Place Employment Interview Ag Business Administration

Brian Behrends (from Iona, MN):  4th Place Employment Interview Ag Business Administration, 6th Place Soil Specialist (team event)

Roman Bode (from Bagley, MN):  8th Place Career Planning Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Jacy Caron (from Faribault, MN):  5th Place Career Planning Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Jake Christensen (from Morgan, MN):  1st Place Employment Interview Livestock Production, 6th Place Career Progress Animal Systems (ruminant)

Kortney Cummins (from Janesville, MN):  2nd Place Employment Interview Ag Business Administration

Tyler Doyen (from Good Thunder, MN):  2nd Place Career Progress Animal Systems (non-ruminant)

Sam Geistfield (from Truman, MN):  2nd Place Career Progress Plant Systems

Steven Gray (from Amboy, MN):  2nd Place Impromptu Speaking, 5th Place Employment Interview Livestock Production

Dylan Harbitz (from St. James, MN):  1st Place Employment Interview Crop Production, 3rd Place Career Planning Plant Systems

Colton Hentges (from Belle Plaine, MN):  1st Place Overall Livestock Specialist (team event), 1st Place Overall Livestock Specialist, 4th Place Career Progress Animal Systems (non-ruminant), 6th Place Employment Interview Livestock Production

Logan Howe (from St. James, MN):  2nd Place Career Progress Agribusiness Management & Marketing Systems

Jake Huber (from Mapleton, MN):  1st Place Career Planning Retail Agribusiness Systems, 2nd Place Swine Specialist (team event)
Note:  Huber was also elected PAS State Vice President

Ben Huper (from Wells, MN):  5th Place Career Planning Agribusiness Management & Marketing Systems

Eric Jaeger (from Mapleton, MN):  2nd Place Career Planning Plant Systems

Marty Jahr (from Arlington, MN):  3rd Place Career Progress Agribusiness Management & Marketing Systems, 5th Place Employment Interview Ag Business Administration

Jesse Janovsky (from Montgomery, MN):  2nd Place Swine Specialist (team event), 4th Place Swine Specialist, 3rd Place Career Progress Animal Systems (non-ruminant), 4th Place Employment Interview Livestock Production

Mitchell Jamison (from Bloomington, MN):  3rd Place Career Planning Animal Systems (ruminant)

Reily Junkermeier (from Fairmont, MN):  2nd Place Employment Interview Agribusiness Sales

Riley Kerkhoff (from Morgan, MN):  6th Place Career Planning Retail Agribusiness Systems

Kyler Koehnen (from Glencoe, MN):  1st Place Career Planning Agribusiness Management & Marketing Systems

Patrick Kopesky (from Lakeland Shores, MN):  1st Place Employment Interview Agribusiness Sales

Nicholas Kresbach (from Walters, MN):  6th Place Career Planning Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Tyler Kueker (from Mankato, MN):  1st Place Career Planning Plant Systems

Dru Leiding (from Mapleton, MN):  2nd Place Career Progress Retail Agribusiness Systems, 2nd Place Employment Interview Crop Production, 3rd Place Soil Specialist (team event)

Dylan Lieske (from Gaylord, MN):  7th Place Career Planning Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Nicole Lieske (from Henderson, MN):  4th Place Career Progress Animal Systems (ruminant)

Logan Like (from Slayton, MN):  6th Place Employment Interview Ag Business Administration

Kelton Lynch (from Janesville, MN):  3rd Place Career Planning Agribusiness Management & Marketing Systems, 6th Place Soil Specialist (team event)

Bradley More (from Mankato, MN):  1st Place Overall Livestock Specialist (team event) 2nd Place Overall Livestock Specialist, 3rd Place Soil Specialist (team event), 5th Place Career Planning Retail Agribusiness Systems
Note: More was also elected PAS State Vice President

Kristi Oberdieck (from Truman, MN):  3rd Place Career Planning Retail Agribusiness Systems

Connor Olson (from Winnebago, MN):  7th Place Career Planning Plant Systems

Alex Portner (from Lafayette, MN):  6th Place Career Planning Plant Systems

Kimberly Reinhart (from New Ulm, MN):  2nd Place Career Planning Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Paul Schaefer (from Taopi, MN):  1st Place Swine Specialist, 2nd Place Swine Specialist (team event)

Leah Schloesser (from Le Center, MN):  2nd Place Career Planning Animal Systems (ruminant)

Kaleb Schwarz (from Vernon Center, MN):  1st Place Overall Livestock Specialist (team event), 5th Place Career Planning Plant Systems

Ryan Sieberg (from Eagle Lake, MN):  1st Place Career Progress Plant Systems

Emily Spear (from Good Thunder, MN):  2nd Place Career Planning Retail Agribusiness Systems

Collin Stevermer (from Walters, MN):  3rd Place Career Progress Animal Systems (ruminant)

Nicholas Stiernagle (from Kilkenny, MN):  4th Place Career Planning Power, Structural & Technical Systems

Stephanie Stoering (from Waterville, MN):  1st Place Career Planning Animal Systems (non-ruminant)

Jana Thormodson (from Madelia, MN):  4th Place Career Planning Agribusiness Management & Marketing Systems

Steven Voigt (from Wells, MN):  3rd Place Soil Specialist (team event), 5th Place Career Progress Animal Systems (ruminant)

Desmond Wills (from Nicollet, MN):  2nd Place Career Planning Agribusiness Management & Marketing Systems

Cassidy Worrell (from Geneva, MN):  3rd Place Career Progress Plant Systems, 5th Place Employment Interview Agribusiness Sales

Savannah Zippel (from Henderson, MN):  2nd Place Equine Specialist
Note: Zippel was also a Scholarship Winner

 

 

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