Atkins of Broken Bow to represent Nebraska at rodeo in Gillette, Wyo.

Staff Writer

Jayde Atkins, a senior at Broken Bow Public School, qualified this past weekend to represent the Nebraska High School Rodeo team at the national level. Atkins is one of four Nebraska students who will compete in Gillette, Wyo. this July.

Natalie G’Schwind of Callaway qualified as alternate. G’Schwind could make the trip to Gillette to compete if one of the four team members cannot attend.

The three other members of the team are Jada Jensen of Bringham, Shania Macomber of Whitman and Kane Wellnitz of Chadron.