CTE News

FBLA Regional and State Results for 2017-2018

posted Apr 17, 2018, 7:05 AM by Grace Herigstad

"Stanwood FBLA competed at FBLA State in Bellevue during Spring Break, April 4th through April 7th. Our FBLA chapter sent 23 students to compete; and once again we have a solid group of 4-5 Stanwood FBLA competitors who became eligible for FBLA Nationals in Baltimore this June."

Attached is the summative sheet showing both Regionals and State's outcome this year. Congratulations to our students on job well done. Also a big thanks to their advisor Mr. Colby. 

Way to go Stanwood!!!!!!

FCCLA Culinary 1st at State Competition in Kennewick

posted Mar 22, 2018, 10:36 AM by Grace Herigstad

Culinary Students: Hope Fey, Brandon Thomas & Aris VanSlageren
The SHS Culinary Arts Team won Gold at the State Competition held at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick March 7th through the 9th. There were 7 other teams in the Culinary event. The students did a fantastic job and represented Stanwood School District wonderfully. This gold medal win advances them to the National Competition which will be held in Georgia June 27th to July 3rd. A big thanks to advisor Kris Merritt for her hard work and dedication to our Culinary Arts Students and Stanwood High School. 

Nursery-Landscape and Floriculture Career Development Competition Results

posted Mar 28, 2017, 9:47 AM by Grace Herigstad

The Spartan FFA members had a very good weekend!

We traveled to the Vancouver Washington area to complete in both the Nursery-Landscape and Floriculture Career Development Events (CDEs).  Our placings are as follows:

Nursery Landscape held at Hudson's Bay High School:
  -  6th Place Sweepstakes
  -  Eli Fuentes 12th place individual
  -  1st Place Team Activity

Floriculture held at Woodland High School:
  -  3rd Place Sweepstakes
  -  Carmen Small 3rd place individual
  -  Eli Fuentes 11th place individual 
  -  Kassidy Whetham 13 place individual
  -  Aubrey Witter 14th place individual
  -  Karli Whetham 17th place individual
  -  1st Place Team Activity
  -  2nd Place Plant Identification
  -  3rd Place Problem Solving

Way to go team - Keep climbing that ladder!

TSA State Conference

posted Mar 21, 2017, 8:52 AM by Grace Herigstad

TSA students competed at the state conference this past weekend and did a great job. The following students placed:

Mitch Roberts: 2nd Place Tech Bowl
Mitch Roberts, Carter Garcea, and Cameron Plautz: 2nd Place Tech Bowl Team
Alex Daniel and Alex Hayes: 2nd Place Technology Problem Solving
Bryson Kelley: 4th Place Woodworking
Chase Strieby: 5th Place Woodworking

If you get a chance, please compliment them on a job well done.

2017 FBLA Regional Competition Results

posted Mar 10, 2017, 12:37 PM by Grace Herigstad   [ updated Mar 10, 2017, 12:44 PM ]

 Several Stanwood High Students competed at the FBLA Regional Competition. Many of those competitors will be competing at the State Competition being held in Spokane, Washington April 19-21, 2017.

Great job to each of our competitors and a big thanks to Advisor George Colby

See attached file for complete list of results.

FFA District 1 - South Leadership Contest Results

posted Mar 10, 2017, 9:45 AM by Grace Herigstad

The Stanwood FFA traveled to Sunny Snohomish High School to participate in the District 1 - South Leadership Contest.  Darryl Main and I loaded 5 of Stanwood's finest to compete in a first year member event called the Creed Speaking and Prepared Public Speaking events.

From our FFA Chapter, and Stanwood High School the results of their hard work and practice are as follows:

Creed Speaking:  
  First Place:  Hailey Ovenell
  Second Place:  Karli Whetham
  Fourth Place:  Leanna Morgan

Prepared Public Speaking:
  First Place:  Zach Wilson
  Second Place:  Amelia Main

Extemporanious Speaking:
  Second Place:  Zach Wilson
  Fifth Place:  Amelia Main

All of these students will move on in the competition to our District and State Qualifying event on March 22nd.

If you have any of these very talented and well spoken FFA members in your class, please give them a Spartan High Five.

Thanks to our advisors Mike Hougan and Darryl Main


posted Nov 29, 2016, 11:35 AM by Grace Herigstad

The Stanwood FFA Agriculture Sales Team competed at the 89th National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis, Indiana on Oct. 19th – 22th. The team placed first in the state to earn the ability to represent Washington at the national contest. At the national contest there were 40 states represented and the Stanwood Ag. Sales Team placed 5th out of the 40 teams represented. The Agricultural Sales Team uses skills that are used in the agriculture sales field. They compete individually as well as a team in using the skills of selling agriculture products that are used in the production and marketing of products. This year the team developed sales strategies to sell John Deere Balers to various producers involving different producers and enterprises. Each student is involved in an individual sales presentation, written exam, and a team activity. The team activity involves the students as a team to develop sales strategies for individual customers to make cold calls and meet their individual wants and needs. 

This year’s team consisted of the following members: Gracie Johnson, Misti Lybbert, Amelia Main, and Brandon Reynolds. 

The team would like to thank the school district, community, Washington Tractor, Judges, and parents for their support over the past year. 

FFA State Competition Results

posted May 20, 2016, 10:18 AM by Grace Herigstad

Several teams from Stanwood High School FFA Organization competed last week in Pullman for the 2016 FFA State Competition. Results from each team are as follows:

Ag Sales Team 1 - Placed 1st in State and will be attending nationals 

Ag. Sales Team 2 - Placed 2nd in State.  Top Individuals - Amelia Main 1st individual

 Emily Fogerty 3rd individual and 3rd in State, Gracie Johnson 6th individual and 4th in State, Brandon Reynolds 10th individual, Marketing Team - 4th in State, Team Members - Zack Wilson, Jennifer Flake, and Brooke Thompson.

Veterinary Science 
The Stanwood FFA Veterinary Science team placed 3rd at the state competition. The contest includes a knowledge test; identification of animal breeds, parasites and tools; veterinary math questions; handling and clinical practicums; 2 written essays and a team activity.  Individual placings included Chris Mandella 9th and Maya Koutouzos 4th.  A total of 55 teams participated in this competition.

The Stanwood FFA Milk Quality and Products team placed 5th in the state competition.  The contest includes milk quality evaluation, identification of milk fat percentages, California mastitis testing, cheese identification and identification of cheese characteristics as well as problem solving and knowledge tests on production and marketing of milk.  Chris Mandella was the 2nd place individual in the state.

First Year Greenhand Teams:  Competed well but out of 96 teams, did not finish in the top 8.
  • Maija Kinney
  • Brynna Wilson
  • Natalie Fogarty
  • Amelia Main
  • Nathan Hoskins
  • Shawn Moyer
  • Melody Wicks
  • Kourtney Fox
  • Brandon Rhoden
Novice Parliamentary Procedure Team:  completed well and as with the above team, did not reach the top 8.
  • Maija Kinney
  • Brynna Wilson
  • Natalie Fogarty
  • Amelia Main
  • Nathan Hoskins
  • Bethany Thompson  

Food Science place 5th:  Brandon Reynolds (4th individual), Toughen Eddy, Carmen Small, Bri Whisman (11th place individual) and Justice Newark (1st place individual out of 215 contestants in the contest)

Drew Carlson was elected State Reporter (state officer)

Great job to these amazing students and their advisors: Margaret Olson, Darryl Main, Chris Carlson and Mike Hougan


AG Mech State Competition Results

posted May 4, 2016, 8:04 AM by Grace Herigstad

Stanwood Ag. Mechanics Team

The Stanwood High School FFA Agriculture Mechanics Team Competed at the State Competition held In Moses Lake Washington at the skill center on April 18th. The Agriculture Mechanics Team Contest influences the way students must prepare for their futures by helping developing effective communication skills, problem solving skills, understanding new technologies, ability to function as a team, and skill areas that incorporate hands on applications. The 2016 contest theme was Animal Processing, which involved the following five event areas. 

Machinery Equipment Systems: 
At the contest the students utilized Tractor Power to utilize the owners manual as well as operation and identification of the machinery.

Electrical Systems: 
At the contest the students were required to wire residential house wiring schematics.

Energy Systems:
At the contest the students had to identify and work on electric motors and electric motor drives.

Structural Systems: 
At the contest the students were asked to weld with 6010 / 7018 welding rod and use welding schematics as well as measuring skills.

Environmental & Natural Resources:
At the contest the students were asked to calculate and interpret irrigation problems.

Team Activity:
The students were asked to work together to design and calculate materials needed to construct a feed lot.

This year’s team consisted of the following students:

Harrison Niehouse

Austin Ernst

Matt Langendal

Brandon Rhoden

Cameron Oxborough

Jared Bowlin

The team placed 2nd in the state out of 24 teams nation wide.

Individual placing:
Harrison Niehouse 1st place individual in the state
Cameron Oxborough 4th place individual in the state
Austin Ernst 6th place individual in the state
Matt Landendal 11th place individual in the state
Jared Bowlin 12th place in the state

The Stanwood Ag. Mechanics Team would like to thank the community, school district, and parents for their support over the past year to excel the students to their 2nd place at the state contest. 

Advisor: Darryl Main

Sports Medicine State Competition Results

posted Apr 25, 2016, 2:24 PM by Grace Herigstad

Our Stanwood High School sports medicine club traveled to Kennewick, WA  April 22-23rd to compete in the 22nd annual WCTSMA state symposium and competition. A record 45 teams and 870 students competed this year.  Stanwood performed well and came away with a number of awards.  
They are as follows:  
5th place as a team in the small schools division.  
Poster presentation winners in the Rehabilitation of a Specific Injury:  Lower Extremity category (Bailey Post, Ashley Bierer, Kaitlynn Wilson).  
Outstanding student forum (Liam Shelley, Carlie Roberts, Taylor Padgett, Ella Conway, Rylee Byrum) presentation.  

Top individual performances go to Katy James for her 4th place finish in Medical Terminology and Camryn Cross for placing 8th in Medical Terminology.  Megan Schakel placed 15th individually out of 80 students  in the CPR event.

Team members who scored for Stanwood and earned 5th place as a team include:  Ciera Cline, Nick Tichota, Makena Storey, Whitney Smith, Amanda Givens, Izzy Newton, Camryn Cross, Katy James, Alexa Primovich, Ian Griffin, Megan Schakel, Lily Austin, Luba Klein, and Alexis Newsom.  This group of students has also qualified for the AACI National High School Sports Medicine competition in May.  

Please join me in congratulating these fine students!

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