Knickrehm student wins Agriculture Week in Nebraska poster contest; Gov. Heineman will visit Knickrehm on May 11 Will Nabity, a fifth-grade student at Knickrehm Elementary School, won first place in the fifth- and sixth-grade division of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture's Agriculture Week in Nebraska poster contest. Stephanie Matal, also a fifth-grader at Knickrehm, finished third in the division. Knickrehm fifth-grader Diego Martinez won the Governor's Choice Award in the division. Their teacher is Diane Meyer.
Gov. Dave Heineman will visit Knickrehm Elementary School from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. Monday, May 11, to recognize the students, Knickrehm Principal Andrew Rinaldi said. Each poster illustrates the contest's theme, "Nebraska Agriculture: Growing the Good Life."
Winning posters will be featured in various Nebraska Department of Agriculture publications and special events. The winning posters may be viewed online at http://www.agr.state.ne.us/kids/09poster.htm.
This was the sixth year for the contest, which generated 1,072 entries from students in first through sixth grades from throughout Nebraska.
Posters by Will Nabity, Stephanie Matal, and Diego Martinez are attached