Winona FFA Members were honored for their accomplishments during the 2018-19 School Year at the 75th Annual Winona FFA Awards Banquet held in front of 200 parents, members & guests at Winona Senior High on April 9. Awards were presented by the Winona FFA Officer Team, the Winona FFA Alumni and Winona FFA Advisor, Brian Sather.
Laceylyn Merchlewitz, daughter of Rodney & Tammy Merchlewitz, earned Star Member Honors and was also named Chapter Sweetheart, Top Dairy Judger. Retiring President, In-School Achievement, Alumni Senior Scholarship and MN State FFA Degree. Other award winners included Trentton Denzer, Star Greenhand, Chapter Degree, Top Nursery/Landscape Judge, In-School Achievement & Top Scrapbook; Makenzie Drache, Star Discovery, Greenhand Degree, Creed Speaker & Top BIG Judge; Bailey Harris, Star Junior; Shayla Losinski, Graduating Senior & Greenhand Degree; Cortess Mercer, Top Talent Act & Greenhand Degree; Emily Schneider, Top Fish & Wildlife Judge; Nicole Tye, Top BIG Judge, Alumni Jacket Scholarship; Meghan Storlie, Discovery Degree; Correy Schams, Chapter Degree; Rachel Davis, Greenhand Degree; Nicholas Hesterberg, In-School Achievement, Chapter Degree; Abigail Steinfeldt, Chapter Degree; Malaina Conrad, Chapter Degree; K-LaRae Christensen, Greenhand Degree.
Community Awards went to Mike & Ellen Minter/Culvers, Jeff & Jean Bronk, Lance & Lori Miller, Supt. Richard Dahman, Principal Mark Anderson, Rodney & Tammy Merchlewitz, and Mr. Bob Bambenek.