FFA

  • FFA
    2016-2017 FFA -  Row 1: Monika Schmidt, Destiny Schmidt, Jaqueline Sanchez, Emily Vacula, Laura Brost, Makalyn Peterson, Morgan Beaudoin, Tiffany Cruz; Row 2: Mrs. Lisa Konkel, Alexandra Rullman, Viridiana Carreno, Travis Berryman, Hailey Davis, Taylor Ritchey, Bryce Peterson, Sydney Bender, Olivia Peterson; Row 3: Melissa Konkel, Jacob Curtis, Josie Wells, Dani Wrzesinski, Gregory Baker, Carla Zuniga, Gaby Castaneda, Anna Macleod, Ms. Jeanne Case; Row 4: Ryann Tisdale, Amelia Hayden, Logan McGarry, Jared Wells, Mitchell Schaefer, Mark Roberts, Nicholas Lange, William Volmar, Aspen Zillmer

  • Advisers
         Ms. Jeanne Case
         Mrs. Lisa Konkel

    Description:

    Purpose: FFA is the largest secondary youth organization in the world. FFA promotes the agricultural industry and develops personal leadership. FFA’s mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

    Membership: Membership in FFA is open to any freshman or upperclassmen student enrolled in an agriscience course. Middle School Membership is available for 7th and 8th grade students at our partner schools. Students not enrolled in an agriscience course may participate in meetings and events at the local level.

    Activities: Some activities include:
    Fairs: Walworth County Fair and Wisconsin State Fair
    Community Service: Stuff the Bus with Sentry, Fuel Food For Families (donating produce grown in the school garden to the Walworth Food Pantry), Operation Christmas Child
    Leadership/Personal Growth: 212/360 Conference, Co-Ops YES Conference, FIRE Conference, Farm Forum Conference, Sectional Leadership Workshops
    Career/Awards: Area, State & National Level: Career Development Events, Leadership Development Events (Public Speaking), Agriscience Fair, Proficiency Awards, Greenhand Degree, Chapter Degree, State Degree, American Degree.
    For Fun: Skyzone, Fall/Winter Retreat, Pre-Meeting Activities, Bowling, Mini-golf

    Meetings: The third Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Ag Room (w27). Some committee work is done during advisory period.