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Junkyard Jibber Jabber (Episode 3)

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WOODBURY — From the agricultural mechanics shop of Nonnewaug High School comes the third episode of Junkyard Jibber Jabber. On the third episode, the guys discussed the upcoming Drive Your Tractor to School Day, Boeing and aviation mechanics, the Tool of the Month, and more.

Junkyard Jibber Jabber is hosted by T.J. Butkus, Devon Zapatka, Noah Zupan, and Milon Griswold. The guys take a sit-down approach to tools, cars, and the ever-changing world of mechanical devices. The looks to walk through their experiences and opinions on mechanics-related topics while discussing the news about the automotive industry.

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About the Contributors
T.J. Butkus '24
T.J. Butkus '24, Reporter
T.J. Butkus is a writer for the Chief Advocate. He lives on a farm in Bethlehem. As a first-year reporter, writing stories seemed interesting to him, which is what caused him to join.
Noah Zupan '26
Noah Zupan '26, Reporter
Noah Zupan is a sophomore at NHS and is a writer for the NHS Chief Advocate. He is from Seymour and is a part of the ag program. As a staff writer, Noah likes to write about the ag program and the outdoors.
Devon Zapatka '24
Devon Zapatka '24, Senior Editor
Devon Zapatka is a senior editor at the Nonnewaug Chief Advocate who reports on sports and ag/FFA news. Devon is from Oakville. His accolades include being the 2023 state champion for the Connecticut FFA Mechanics competition, a member of the Woodbury FFA Timber Team, a previous member of livestock showing teams and member of several FFA committees, an avid soccer athlete for both Nonnewaug along with a club, and a student studying in the field of aquaculture through the FFA. Devon hopes to attend college and blend engineering with hydroponic and aquaponic farming while still being able to compete in soccer.
Milon Griswold '25
Milon Griswold '25, Reporter
Milon Griswold is a junior at Nonnewaug and a first-year reporter for the Chief Advocate.
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