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Zachary Duda

FFA Faces – Zachary Duda

As chapter president, Zachary has devoted his time to helping his fellow chapter members and encouraging them with his gregarious personality. He has competed in the parliamentary procedure and agricultural sales CDEs.... Read more »
Middletown insecurity Gardening Hydroponics and Tilapia

Project MIGHT

Mattabeset FFA is using their $2,500 National FFA Food for All grant to feed the people of Middletown, Conn. The title, Project MIGHT, stands for Middletown Insecurity, Gardening, Hydroponics and Tilapia. Over an eight-month timeframe, the chapter grew a variety of vegetable seedlings in their greenhouse and explored hydroponics. They also raise tilapia in their... Read more »... Read more »
Scrapbook Heather Johnson and great horned owl

Lebanon Regional FFA Chapter Member Lives the Wild Life

Not many people can say they have held a great horned owl, let alone fed one. Heather Johnson of the Lebanon Regional FFA Chapter in Connecticut did just that during her internship with WildCare, a nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation center. Heather enriched habitats, administered medications and prepared food for loons, red-tailed hawks, northern gannets, peregrine falcons... Read more »... Read more »
Floral Fashion

Floral Fashion

The fashion world has a blossoming new star in Jessica Dastous. This creative young woman designed an artichoke hat that won first place at the Connecticut Floral Association competition. Jessica hopes to use the talents she learned in FFA to someday start her own floral design shop.... Read more »
Eastern States Exposition

Eastern States Exposition is a Fair to Remember

Twenty-one career development events, an FFA Stars program, a landscape display competition, a floral design event and many more opportunities were held over a recent two-day period. Are we talking about the national FFA convention? Not quite. It’s the Eastern States Exposition, more commonly known as The Big E. In September, more than 2,000 FFA... Read more »... Read more »

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