Jacobsen Recognized by Commissioner and Governor
FCCLA member Shayla Jacobsen was recognized as part of the 24th annual Commissioner’s Recognition for Student Excellence in Nebraska Career & Technical Education on Monday, November 22. The recognition ceremony was held in the Nebraska State Capitol Rotunda followed by a reception at the Cornhusker Marriott. Outstanding members of Career & Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) were recognized for receiving top honors at their 2021 national conferences. Certificates were presented by Governor Ricketts and Commissioner Blomstedt. Jacobsen received this recognition by earning 2nd place at the National STAR Competition with her Repurpose Redesign project this past summer.
The ceremony began with an introduction form the FFA State President Ellie Wanek followed by opening remarks from Governor Pete Ricketts. A welcome was then given by Commissioner Dr. Matt Blomstedt. The presentations of awards then took place with leaders from each of the CTSOs reading information about each member and award received at nationals. Certificates were then presented by Ricketts and Blomstedt. Following closing remarks by Wanek, a reception for all followed at the Cornhusker Marriott. Students from the following CTSOs were recognized: DECA, Educator’s Rising, FBLA, PBL, FCCLA, FFA, HOSA, and Skills USA.