Bellevue senior earns top 12 finalist in national contest

Bellevue senior John Michael Grunseich recently participated in the “Delo Tractor Restoration Competition,” which is a national competition open to high school students throughout the country.

Grunseich restored a 1971 John Deere 5020. The “Delo Tractor Restoration Competition” requires its contestants to create a four to five minute video of their including the tractor running along with a walk around the tractor.

Competitors must also prepare a record book that entails all that occurred during the restoration accompanied by pictures of important tasks completed. Grunseich’s tractor was one of 12 finalists who were selected to give an oral presentation this October in Louisville, KY.

See the full story in the weekend News. John is shown with his John Deere 5020. (Courtesy photo)