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Ridge Howell Filed in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Member Leaves a Legacy of Service

Many high school students spend their weekends at the movies, the mall or cruising town in their first car. But Ridge Howell of Checotah, Okla., spent his high school weekends mowing lawns for senior citizens (for free) and working in his FFA chapter’s community garden, which also benefited the elderly. “Ridge put in over 500... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces- Justin Daniel, North Oconee FFA, GA Filed in Georgia

FFA Faces – Justin Daniel

Justin started a pine straw sales business in fifth grade, then used those profits to buy his first cattle when he joined FFA. He has expanded his SAE to include swine, egg production and vegetable production.... Read more »
FFA Faces Evan Schaefer, Miami Trace, Ohio Filed in Ohio

FFA Faces – Evan Shaefer

Evan currently serves as his FFA chapter’s president and vice president of the National Honor Society. He has received his state FFA degree and plans to pursue a career in agriculture after he attends college.... Read more »
Monmouth County Career Center Filed in New Jersey

Students Develop Green Thumbs at Monmouth County Career Center

High school students in New Jersey are getting a jump-start on agriculture-related careers at the Monmouth County Career Center (MCCC) in Freehold. The center’s award-winning horticulture, floral and landscaping programs give students hands-on experience in areas such as floral design, greenhouse operations, landscape and turf management. Their training often leads to employment after high school.... Read more »... Read more »
FFA Faces Trisha Pierre, KENNEDY FFA, FL Filed in Florida

FFA Faces – Trisha Pierre-Louis

This outstanding eighth grader serves as her chapter reporter. Trisha is dedicated to serving her chapter and her community. She loves helping younger members get involved and assists her peers with activities.... Read more »
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