Stillwater FFA shines at the Minnesota State Fair
The Stillwater FFA Chapter earned a Blue Ribbon at Minnesota State Fair. Members took top honors in the Landscape Design and Construction Competition for their Minnesota butterfly garden display. This is the 30th time in 33 years that the Stillwater FFA has won a Blue Ribbon in the event.
FFA member Katherine Miller received the 2022 MN DNR Youth Conservation Award. Miller, who graduated in June, was selected for her outstanding trout stream evaluation along with rainbow trout hatching and releasing projects.
Miller recently completed a summer internship with the MN DNR’s Aquatic Invasive Species program and is currently studying conservation at the University of Wisconsin - River Falls.
In Other News
The School Board of Stillwater Area Public Schools is accepting applications from residents of Independent School District No. 834 interested in serving on the School Board for one vacant director position.
Students in several engineering and design and make courses are busy creating assistive devices to help a 3-legged dog get around easier.
Stillwater students earned ten 1st place awards as well as five 2nd place and one 3rd place.
Camryn Anderson, a senior at the high school, was listed among the top 20 student artists recognized in the 2023 Student Spotlight Competition.
Ben Straka, who teaches astronomy and biology, was one of just 10 teachers across the country recognized by The National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS).
The competition is considered the most prestigious prize in student computer science.
A calendar has been approved for the 2023-2024 school year.
Stillwater mountain bikers placed 1st and 2nd in the Minnesota Cycling Association All State Finale.