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Mr. Simpson's Page

by Philip Simpson

August 10, 2014

The Burwell

Ag Ed Web-Page


Welcome Back!!!




Welcome to My Web Page Select the links below to find out more about Mr. Simpson and the Agricultural

Education Program at Burwell Public Schools. 




FFA Events:

Congratulations to the Burwell FFA Range Judging teams competing in the State Range Judging competition!

In the Senior Division, Colter Wright was the State Reserve Grand Champion Individual.

Those receiving green ribbons for placing in the top 25% were; Dillon Simpson 5th, Cale Buss 9th, Cody Burson 16th, Miles Wright 29th, Hanna Carstens 36th, Wyatt Larsen 40th, & Kaitlyn Simpson 43rd

The Senior Team of Colter Wright, Dillon Simpson, Cale Buss & Cody Burson were the Reserve State Champion Team and the team of Miles Wright, Hanna Carstens, Wyatt Larsen and Kaitlyn Simpson finished as the 8th place team in the state.

In the Junior Division, Hayes Plugge was the State Champion Range Judger and will receive a Purple Ribbon and Plaque.

Those receiving green ribbons for placing in the top 25% were; Kolton Thoene 11th, Ericka Larsen 25th,  Ora Chaffin 35th, Hudson Redman 36th & Cody Marshall 40th

The Junior Team of Hayes Plugge, Kolton Thoene, Ericka Larsen & Ora Chaffin were the Reserve State Champion Team in the Junior Division. 

Burwell FFA Advisor Philip Simpson brought home top honors as the Champion Range Judger in the Adult Division of the Contest and will receive a plaque.

Burwell State range Judging Participants


Congratulations to the Burwell FFA Livestock Judging Teams


The Senior Team of Dillon Simpson, Hanna Carstens, Kallista Joy and Colter Wright as the 3rd Place District X Team and qualified for state.


The Junior Team of Ericka Larsen, Brookelyn Gideon, Rea Petersen and Brody Jensen finished as the Third Place Team and qualified for state.


Congratulations to the Burwell FFA Members

Hanna Carstens - District X Star Finalist in Agricultural Placement - Advancing to State      

Wyatt Larsen - District X Star Finalist in Production (Star Farmer) - Advancing to State

Ericka Larsen - District X Gold Finalist Proficiency Award -  Advancing to State in Environmental and Natural Resources.




May 13th - FFA Trash Pickup



Contact Information

Mr. Philip Simpson

Box 670

Burwell, NE 68823

e-mail - philip.simpson@burwellpublicschools.com



Lesson Plans - 5-13-17-2024

FFA News & Events                      


Star Greenhand - Kolton Thoene

Star in Placement - Ericka Larsen

Star in Production - Hanna Carstens

Don "Chief" Phillipps Memorial High Career Range Judger - Dillon Simpson

DeKalb Award - Dillon Simpson

Top Range Judger - Cody Burson

Top Livestock Judger - Dillon Simpson

Workhorse Award - Hanna Carstens

Honorary Chapter Degree - Miss Megan Vrbka


Courses & Syllabus

Period 1 - Junior High Agriculture

Period 2 - Welding & Fabrication

Period 3  - 10th Grade Agriculture

Period 4 - 11th Grade Agriculture

Period 5 - Plan Time

Period 6 - 12th Grade Agriculture

Period 7 - 9th Grade Agriculture

Horn Time


Ag Education Grading Procedure


BPS Agricultural Education Expectations Contract



National FFA Organization

Nebraska Agricultural Education Homepage

Nebraska Career Development Events

Nebraska Game and Parks

Mr Simpson's Range Questions Page


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