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State Competition

Congratulations to all students and coaches who participated in the 2017 Missouri LifeSmarts State 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: "OMS SEEK"  Owensville Middle School, Gasconade Co R-2  — Coach Heather Vinyard
3rd Place: "Mini FCCLA Tiger Pack" Keytesville High School  — Coach Beverly Plymell

Varsity
1st Place: "Falcons 16"  Blair Oaks High School — ​Coach Linda Cumpton
   The Blair Oaks team will represent Missouri at the LifeSmarts National Competition in Pittsburgh, PA, to be held April 20-24, 2017.
2nd Place: "The Ambush" Keytesville High School — ​Coach Beverly Plymell
3rd Place: "Linn Varsity" Linn High School, Osage Co R-II— Coach Lori Bockting

Varsity Individual Topics Winners

Consumer Rights and Responsibilities: Justin Cobb, Falcons 16, Blair Oaks High School — Coach Linda Cumpton

Environment: Lucas Stieferman, Linn Varsity,  Linn High School, Osage Co R-II —Coach Lori Bockting

Technology: Drake Curry, Sheldon R-8, Sheldon High School — Coach Christy Lockard

Personal Finance: Madison Forck, Falcons 16, Blair Oaks High School  — Coach Linda Cumpton

Health and Safety: Kerstin Peterson, Falcons 16, Blair Oaks High School — Coach Linda Cumpton

2017 LifeSmarts Competitors

Junior Varsity State Competition — February 22, 2017

School Team Name
Oak Grove Middle School OG Panthers
Bourbon Middle School, Crawford Co R-I Warhawks JV
Blair Oaks Middle School Green Machine
Linn Junior High Linn JV Wildcats
Tina-Avalon Braggin Dragons
Owensville Middle School OMS SEEK
Keytesville Junior High Mini FCCLA Tiger Pack

Varsity State Competition — February 23, 2017

School Team Name
Blair Oaks R-II Falcons16
Buffalo, Dallas County R-I Bison Brain
Bourbon High School Warhawk Nation
Ellington High School The Whippets
Fatima, Osage County R-III Fatima FCCLA
Ft. Zumwalt South High School FZS Juniors Rock
Hermitage R-IV The Big Herm
Keytesville R-III The Ambush
Linn, Osage County R-II Linn Varsity
Northwestern R-I Eagle Pride
Ruskin, Hickman Mills Ruskin Golden Eagles
Sheldon High School Sheldon R-8

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