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Iowa FFAers elect new officer slate

*sgar are among this year's new state FFA officers.

The students were elected during the Iowa FFA Association Leadership Conference held earlier this month in Des Moines.

Rob Rudolphi, 19, of the Williamsburg FFA Chapter, was elected Iowa FFA president. He is the son of Leo and Faye Gerig Rudolphi and attends Iowa State University majoring in Agricultural Studies.

Erik Oberbroeckling, 18, of the Tri-Star FFA Chapter was elected secretary.

Toni Carlson, 18, of the Linn-Mar FFA Chapter at Marion was elected reporter.

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Matthew Thome, 17, of the St. Ansgar FFA Chapter was elected North Central state vice president. His Supervised Agriculture Experience consists of working on his father's 3,000 head hog finishing farm as well as working summers on the family's 1,500 acre rotational crop farm.

Stefan Knudsen, 19, of the Harlan FFA Chapter was elected Southwest state vice president.

Cassie Ehrman, 19, of the Benton Community FFA Chapter was elected Northeast vice president.

Kathy Wuebker, 18, of the Rockwell City-Lytton FFA Chapter was elected Northwest vice president. She is the daughter of Lor

Betsy Ratashak, of the Murray FFA Chapter was elected South Central vice president.

Thomas Meierotto, 17, of the Central Lee FFA Chapter was elected Southeast vice president. He will attend ISU. He is the son of Sarah Hewitt of Keokuk.

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