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Lexus Kelsch, Aggie barrel racer
NCTA barrel racer is 2nd in nation Wednesday, May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. – Barrel racer Lexus Kelsch won the Great Plains Region’s title for the 2016-2017 season, and the Nebraska of College of Technical graduate is second in national collegiate standings.

Kelsch, of McLaughlin, S.D., is an NCTA Aggie athlete with the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association and is headed to the College National Finals Rodeo June 11-17 at Casper, Wyoming.

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Honor students and academic award recipients at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture are recognized by University of Nebraska Vice President Mike Boehm at the 2017 Awards Night. (NCTA News Photo)
NCTA names 2017 dean’s awards Wednesday, May 31, 2017

May 31, 2017

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Professor Ricky Sue Barnes, DVM, teaches anatomy and physiology for veterinary technology students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. (Craig Chandler / University Communication)
NCTA leads in “vet tech” programs Monday, May 15, 2017

May 15, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News                                                        

One of the nation’s oldest college programs for educating technicians in animal health care has been reaccredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association.

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Colts train to hold a long stand from a class in 2016. See the attached PDF for a photo of the Class of 2017. (Crawford/NCTA Photo)
NCTA: Where colts go to college Friday, May 12, 2017

May 12, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News                                                              

One of the unique equine courses offered through the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis is for beginners.

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NCTA award recipients, from left, Community Service honorees Warren and Jo Bek, Dean Ron Rosati, Excellence in Service to Becky Currie, and Excellence in Teaching to Barb Berg. (Hauptman/NCTA Photo)
NCTA presents year-end staff, faculty awards Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May 10, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News                                                                        

Work done behind the scenes is usually meant to be invisible but it certainly is noticed.

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The Class of 2017 received 88 degrees on May 4. (Crawford/NCTA Photo)
The Aggie road to success Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017

NCTA Dean’s Message

by Ron Rosati, Ph.D.

The students at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture have wrapped up an amazing year!

In the past week, we celebrated awards activities, inducted new initiates into the Phi Theta Kappa honor society, and conferred 88 certificates and degrees to the Class of 2017 at commencement last Thursday.

The futures of our graduates will be exciting and varied.

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NCTA livestock judging camp is May 24-25 in Curtis. (Chandler/NCTA)
NCTA to host Standard of Excellence Livestock Judging Camp Tuesday, May 9, 2017

May 9, 2017

By NCTA News                                                                                     

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University Vice President Mike Boehm asks graduates at the Nebraska College of Techical Agriculture commencement on Thursday to acknowledge those who encouraged them toward academic and career goals. (C. Hauptman / NCTA photo)
Duty calls to NCTA Aggie graduates Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017

By Mary Crawford, NCTA News                                                                                     

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Inductees of Phi Theta Kappa at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture, Curtis at a ceremony on Wednesday, included front, from left: Karlee Johnson, Jessica Schumacher, Emily Bauer, Hannah Hale, Cassie Bratton, and Bailey Hinrichs. Back row, from left, Jentrie Maurer, Kourtney Monheiser, Sheila Reichmuth, Wade Vallery, Dalon Koubek, Courtney Leach, and Kristian Seberger. (Crawford/NCTA Photo)
NCTA inducts 17 to Phi Theta Kappa Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017

By NCTA News

CURTIS, Neb. - Seventeen students were installed Wednesday as new members into the Alpha Iota Tau Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society in Curtis.

Students of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture gathered with parents, friends and current PTK members at the Education Center auditorium.

Semester finals were complete and commencement events opened with the annual induction ceremony before commencement at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday. The academic honorary recognizes the academic achievements of two-year college students.

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Greg Ibach, Nebraska Director of Agriculture
NCTA Commencement is May 4 Thursday, May 4, 2017

May 4, 2017

By NCTA News

A Nebraskan who is a lifelong agriculturist and industry leader will deliver the commencement address to the Class of 2017 at the University of Nebraska’s College of Technical Agriculture.

Greg Ibach, director of the Nebraska Department of Agriculture, will be the keynote speaker for the Class of 2017 Aggie graduates of the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis.

The ceremony is at 1:30 p.m. on May 4 at the Curtis Memorial Community Center, 201 Garlick Avenue.

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