Renee Sherman

FFA Faces – Renee Sherman

May 11, 2016
Renee has served as president of her FFA chapter for the past three years. She was the 2015-16 Wyandot County Fair Queen and has participated in public speaking and parliamentary procedure.... Read more »
Andres Flores

FFA Faces – Andres Flores

May 11, 2016
Andres has been involved with FFA for two years, competing in the Envirothon contest, tractor operation and maintenance, and land judging. He was also a member of the third-ranked agronomy team in the state.... Read more »
Robert Stossel

FFA Faces – Robert Stossel

May 11, 2016
Robert has been an FFA member for the past two years. He has exhibited horticulture projects, and he also helped his chapter clean up an abandoned cemetery where many war veterans are buried.... Read more »
Tyler Pointer

FFA Faces – Tyler Pointer

May 11, 2016
During his senior year, Tyler served as chapter president and district vice president. He has competed in Texas FFA Leadership Development Events and served on the state’s first-ever state officer nominating committee.... Read more »
Godley FFA vet tech

Puppy Patients

May 11, 2016
Agriculture students at Godley High School had an extra special hands-on class project recently, when they got to practice their veterinary skills on puppies. The students learned how to give vaccinations, and the event helped raise awareness of ag education in the community. The class has done other animal science demonstrations, including animal handling and... Read more »... Read more »
Amber Clingan at camp

FFA Camp Creates Career Change

May 11, 2016
Since seventh grade, Amber Clingan was determined to pursue a law degree, but attending FFA camp opened her mind to a career as an agriculture teacher. She loves the hands-on aspects of ag education and helping other people. Read her full essay below: What does FFA mean to you? FFA to me is a family.... Read more »... Read more »
Refrigerated transportation units - Colbert County High School FFA, AL

Traveling Fresh

May 11, 2016
Colbert County FFA members combined math, carpentry, electrical and engineering skills in their recent project to convert regular box trailers into refrigerated transportation units. The project, funded through an NRCS Resource Conservation and Development grant, was intended to provide local farmers with refrigerated ways to transport their goods from field to market. It’s the first project... Read more »... Read more »
Clay Real Memorial

Livin’ the Dream

May 11, 2016
FFA member Clay Real had big dreams for his chapter. He wanted to build an animal lab so people could learn about where their food comes from and how to care for animals. After Clay died unexpectedly in 2014, his community decided to make his dream a reality. The Real family donated $15,000 in memorial... Read more »... Read more »
Cindy Montoney with daughter, Josie.

Recruiting Mom to “Join” FFA

May 11, 2016
As a high school freshman, Josie Montoney came home from school and announced she was joining FFA. Her mother Cindy was surprised, since they didn’t have a connection to agriculture. But only four years later, Josie has served as chapter FFA president and won seven state and one national title through FFA. And her mom... Read more »... Read more »
Brandon Baumgarten

Caught Up & Called Out: Where Are You Going to Go?

May 03, 2016
Editor’s note: FFA alumnus Brandon Baumgarten has quite an impressive résumé – past FFA state president, Oklahoma State University student, and now, professional leadership speaker and book author. We asked Brandon to share his thoughts about leadership with us – and the meaning behind his book title, Caught Up & Called Out. While walking into... Read more »... Read more »
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