Congratulations to Jacob Blank for placing in the top 5 in the Missouri State Farm Bureau public speaking contest. The Missouri Farm Bureau Federation FFA Public Speaking Contest is designed to highlight the opportunities in agriculture and the need for farmers to be organized. Its purpose is to develop rural and agricultural leadership through FFA participation in agricultural public speaking activities and to stimulate interest in community leadership and citizenship. Jacob placed 3rd in the area competition, and 1st in the district competition to advance to the state competition.

The Richland REACH-Bots competed in their first FLL (First Lego League) Competition held at Camdenton HS on Saturday. Competing with 23 other teams, the REACH-Bots brought home the Project Award - Research for their S.M.I.L.E. Box (Sensory - Motor Interactive Learning Experience) which they created to assist early childhood students with developing critical motor skills. REACH-Bots team members are in Richland's gifted education program (REACH) and are (from left to right): Back row: Logan Sasseen, Sarah Pickney, and REACH teacher and coach Mrs. Carolyn Tyre; Middle Row: Katy Myers, Dana Long, Belle Harley, Arainana Jones, and Allie Belshe; Front Row: Alice Thompson, Conner Smith and Taylor Schmeid.

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