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Parkside FFA

Record-Breaking FFA

January 28, 2015
One Parkside FFA member landed his chapter in the Guinness Book of World Records for a very unique reason. By bedding 2,122 plants in 51 minutes and 20 seconds, Dayquan Williams broke the record for most number of plants bedded. Dayquan set his sights on the record after reaching out to the previous record holder,... Read more »... Read more »
West FFA chapter

A Community United

January 28, 2015
The town of West, a tight-knit farming community in Texas, banded together and supported its own when a fertilizer plant explosion destroyed the local intermediate, middle and high schools. Area FFA chapters and businesses supported the West FFA chapter through donations and equipment. This generosity gave the chapter a temporary agriculture building to continue their... Read more »... Read more »
Submitted- Havana FFA

Rural Revelers

January 28, 2015
Tossing a hay bale may be a natural part of farm work for many, but for Havana FFA members, it’s also part of their National FFA Week celebration. During their 2014 celebration, students and teachers joined FFA members in a variety of agricultural activities, including the hay bale toss contest, Duck Dynasty Day, and Ag... Read more »... Read more »
Scrapbook National FFA Talent Competition winner Sydney Lambert

2014 National FFA Talent Competition

January 28, 2015
Every year, talented FFA members wow their peers with their jaw-dropping talents in the National FFA Talent Competition. Winner Sydney Lambert blew the crowd away with her exceptional voice and passion for music. She relished every moment that led up to winning the final competition. “I love just getting to compete in something that I... Read more »... Read more »
Natalee Caeton of Patterson FFA, CA has a passion for horticulture

Blossoming Interest

November 20, 2014
FFA member Natalee Caeton inherited her mother’s love of gardening and plants. As a member of Patterson FFA, Natalee was required to complete an exit project for graduation, and she chose to organize the chapter’s plant sale. Natalee ordered, transplanted and led the care for more than 2,800 plugs. She and other Patterson FFA members also... Read more »... Read more »
FFA member and master logger Matthew Seals
trims off branches from a fallen tree.

A Logger’s Life for Me

November 20, 2014
For as long as he can remember, Matthew Seals of Tazewell, Tenn., has been logging, or harvesting timber, with his dad. “My dad has his own logging business, Jimmy Seals Logging, so when I was young I’d always ride along in his logging truck to haul logs to the sawmill,” says Matthew, who graduated from... Read more »... Read more »
Special Goats program

Special Goats

November 20, 2014
Big hearts make big differences, and Righetti FFA members recently touched the lives of many of their own classmates. The members invited their friends from the Righetti Special Olympics program to participate in a local fair by teaching them the basics of caring for and showing goats. The FFA chapter plans to continue the Special... Read more »... Read more »
Prosser FFA members raise money for Ag teacher

A Friend, Indeed

November 20, 2014
When Prosser FFA members learned of their agriculture teacher Denine Trump’s breast cancer diagnosis, they rallied around her for support. At the age of 33, Trump was facing expensive treatments. Two of the Prosser FFA chapter members auctioned off a benefit lamb for $22,500, with proceeds going toward Trump’s traveling and out-of-pocket treatment expenses. The... Read more »... Read more »
My Plate video

Saul’s Got Talent

November 20, 2014
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be boring. That’s why the students in the food science and natural resource management classes at Walter Biddle Saul High School created music videos to encourage good eating habits. The FFA members have promoted their hard work through social media, reaching out to celebrities such as first lady Michelle Obama... Read more »... Read more »
Mackenzie Oestreich- Owasso, OK

FFA Featured Face – Mackenzie Oestreich

November 18, 2014
Mackenzie owes her leadership and communications skills to her years in FFA, including speaking competitions  and parliamentary procedure. She enjoys serving her community by mentoring special-needs students.... Read more »
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