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State Competition

Congratulations to all students and coaches who participated in the 2016 Missouri LifeSmartsState Finals! The teams competed in in-person competitions held in the Governor Office Building at Jefferson City.

Winners Announced

Junior Varsity
1st Place: "Green Machine," Blair Oaks R-II Middle School — Coach Cynthia Sullivan
2nd Place: "BMS Hawks,"  Bourbon Middle School, Crawford Co. R-I  — Coach Jessie Crull
3rd Place: "Sheldon Middle Level FBLA," Sheldon R-VIII  — Coach Christy Lockard

1st Place: "Bison Brain,"  Buffalo High School, Dallas Co. R-I — ​Coach Gayle Dissmore
   The Buffalo team will represent Missouri at the LifeSmarts National Competition in Denver, Colo., to be held April 9-12, 2016.
2nd Place: "Fatima FCCLA," Fatima High School, Osage Co. R-III — ​Coach Erica Libbert
3rd Place: "Falcons 13," Blair Oaks R-II High School — Coach Linda Cumpton

Varsity Individual Topics Winners

Consumer Rights and Responsibilities: Justin Cobb, Falcons 13, Blair Oaks High School — Coach Linda Cumpton

Environment: Nina Woodroof, Golden Eagles,  Ruskin High School, Hickman Mills —Coach Robert Nellis

Technology: Luke Dyer, Falcons 13, Blair Oaks High School — Coach Linda Cumpton

Personal Finance: Zoey Bray, Sheldon Prestige, Sheldon R-VIII High School  — Coach: Christy Lockard

Health and Safety: Nikhita Kichili, Ft. Zumwalt South FBLA, Ft. Zumwalt South High School — Coach: Anne Klemme

2016 LifeSmarts Competitors

Junior Varsity State Competition — February 23, 2016

School Team Name
Blair Oaks R-II Green Machine
Bourbon, Crawford County R-I BMS Hawks
Couch R-1 Smart Remarks
Keytesville R-III Mini FCCLA Tiger Pack
Linn, Osage County R-II JV Wildcats
Oak Grove R-VI Orange and Black Attack
Sheldon R-VIII Sheldon Middle Level
Tina-Avalon R-II 8th Grade FACS

Varsity State Competition — February 24, 2016

School Team Name
Blair Oaks R-II Falcons13
Buffalo, Dallas County R-I Bison Brain
Fatima, Osage County R-III Fatima FCCLA
Ft. Zumwalt Ft. Zumwalt South FBLA
Harrisonville R-IX Harrisonville Wildcats
Hermitage R-IV The Big Herm FBLA
Keytesville R-III FCCLA Tiger Pack
Linn, Osage County R-II Linn Wildcats
Meadville R-IV CFL Eagles
Northwestern R-I Eagle Pride
Ruskin, Hickman Mills Golden Eagles
Sheldon R-VIII Sheldon Prestige