Ten Hickman students competed in state competition at the FBLA State Leadership Conference at the Holiday Inn Expo Center in Columbia, Missouri from April 17-19, 2011. All ten members and advisers Jeaniene Thompson and Colleen Goss attended the conference. Seven of the ten members placed in the top 5 in their event. They are as follows:
Business Ethics (team performance event) - 3rd
Landon Isabell, Audra Woodard, Mike Richardson
Banking and Financial Systems (team performance event) - 3rd
Ashlie Anderson-Rice, Sara Sabulsky, Adam Kidwell
Personal Finance - 5th
Sports Management - 4th
Pictured from left to right, back row: Landon Isabell, Mike Richardson, Adam Kidwell; front row: Tori Griggs, Trina Brinkmann, Sara Buxton, Audrey Woodard, and Ashlie Anderson-Rice.
Hickman DECA traveled to Orlando, FL from 4/29 - 5/4 to compete at national competition. Of the 15,000 students from the US and Canada who competed, Hickman's students performed exceptionally well.
Adam, Sara, and Spencer made it to the finals:
Adam Kidwell & Sara Sabulsky - Top 10 finish in Financial Analysis Team Decision Making Event
Spencer Claiborne - Top 20 finish in Quick Serve Restaurant Individual Event.
Columbia FFA had an outstanding showing at their State Conference! Following are the winners:
|Soils - 5th Place - Tyler Carey, Liam Hancock, Sadie Barnes, Caroline Sicht|
|Dairy Cattle - 1st Place - Ben Carpenter, Alan Perry, John Denbigh, Jessica Vaughn|
- FFA State Degrees: Kris Rankin, Sadie Barnes, Cooper Martin
- Meats - 4th Place - Tory Chasteen, Brooke Eaton, Kelsey Harrington, Nicholas Sun
- Poultry - 4th Place - Taulor Bunch, Leyna Craigmile, Julia Matera, Eva Quattrocchi
- Horse - 11th Place - Ashley Dittamore, Bryanna Gates, Ashton Rhine, Megan Wehmeyer
- Natural Resources - 1st Place - Cooper Martin, Sarah Darr, Kelly Wilsdorf, Thomas Pekkala, Taylor Forsythe
- Forestry - 2nd Place - Cooper Martin, Kris Rankin, Leslie Neu, Harrison Stretz
- Grasslands - 3rd Place - will compete at Nationals in June - Cooper Martin, Kelly Wilsdorf, Kris Rankin, Courtney Johnson