Jiromi Corona, a sophomore at Gibbon High School, was recently announced as the National FBLA Mountain Plains Region Middle Level Director. Jiromi will serve under the current national vice president for the Mountain Plains Region as part of her executive council. Her responsibilities will be: providing input and feedback about the region’s middle level FBLA chapters, participating in webinars, and representing Nebraska on the national level.
On October 29, Gibbon FBLA hosted an area meeting in the high school library. FBLA members from the Kearney, Pleasanton, and Minden chapters attended the meeting virtually. The guest speaker was Abbey Lambert from Lambert’s Pharmacy in Gibbon. She informed the attending members about her career path and how she started her own pharmacy and new ventures she is currently working on in Kearney. Pictured above is Abbey Lambert speaking to the members.
The volleyball fortunes of Shelton’s Lady Bulldogs came to an abrupt halt in the subdistrict championship game played on Kenesaw’s court Tuesday, October 27, as the Lady Blue Devils managed a three-set sweep. Before that, however, the Bulldog Ladies eliminated Silver Lake in the tourney’s opening round played the night before. The Lady Mustangs, by winning one set, made it a four-set game, though, winning the second set by holding Shelton to 23 points. In the other three sets Shelton prevailed by limiting the Silver Lake team to scores of 22 in each of them.
In the opening round of the Class C1 football playoff schedule, Centura’s gridders traveled to Yutan to take on the Chieftans Friday, October 23, a game in which the home team won by the score of 57-12. In the 16-team slate of play-off teams, Yutan entered as the fourth-seeded team with a record of seven wins and one loss on the season. Centura entered as a 13th seed with their four win-four loss record.
The Wood River Elementary students took part in “trick ’n treat” in the elementary library throughout October. The “trick” was for students to bring items for the local food pantry and then they received a “treat!” Students brought enough food to fill up 10 boxes to donate to the Wood River Food Pantry. (–courtesy photo)