News briefs for March 26 – April 2

FFA State: Four members place in top 5

Evan Kraft (’23) won first place at the Illinois FFA State Awards Day competition Saturday, March 26, competing in the Wildlife Production and Management event.

Juliana Bernardi (’22) was named runner-up in the Food Service competition, while fellow seniors Micah Thompson and Lily Mobley both finished in top 5, competing in Safety and Specialty Animal Production respectively.

FBLA members named state officer, advance to Nationals 

Avani Rai and Sonika Tamilarasan were appointed as Future Business Leaders of America state officers for next year when Community competed at the FBLA State Conference the weekend of April 1.  

Rai was named as State Vice President from the Central Area and Tamilarasan State Treasurer. 

Community’s FBLA organization won the state’s Outstanding Chapter award at the Springfield competition. 

With 14 first place finishes in the weekend’s competition, Community’s chapter qualified for Nationals in 35 events.


Editor’s note: Avani Rai is a member of the Inkspot staff.