Russell FFA Honored

russell ffa topekaThe four students from the Russell High School FFA Livestock Judging Team were honored Thursday in Topeka for  their achievements by 109th District Representative Troy Waymaster, R-Luray.

Lane Mai, Payton Stoppel, Jordan Moubry and Clayton Moubry were introduced to the entire Kansas House of Representatives and congratulated with a standing ovation for winning first at state competition, fourth at the national competition in Indianapolis, Indiana,  and for being invited to participate at the international competition in Scotland this summer.

Accompanying the students were Russell High School Principal, Larry Bernard; Athletic Director, Mark Paul and FFA Advisor, Jed Strnad.

Earlier in the day, the group had their picture taken with Representative Waymaster and Lieutenant Governor Jeff Colyer at the state capitol building.