Articles written by Grace Finke

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  • What is National FFA Week?

    Grace Finke|Feb 28, 2018

    Perhaps you may have once heard the term National FFA Week; but what exactly is National FFA Week? What does this so-called week of FFA do? Many members of local communities all across the country--from Alaska to the Virgin Islands and from Maine to Hawaii--will find out just what National FFA Week is. In 1928, population growth in the United States had fallen by 1.23 percent. (Smiley, n.d.) Despite the fall in population that would continue throughout the next decade, some folks knew that times were changing; the United States would continue...

  • Big Sandy FFA earns Tickets to State

    Grace Finke|Dec 6, 2017

    On November 29th, Big Sandy FFA took eleven students to compete at Judith Basin Winter Districts in Judith Gap. Big Sandy had students competing in Ag Sales, Creed Speaking and Junior Creed Speaking, Extemporaneous Public Speaking, Job Interview, and Parliamentary Procedure. In Junior Creed, Amy Gasvoda took second place and in Extemporaneous Public Speaking Andrea Rutledge took first place; these ladies will be representing the Big Sandy FFA Chapter at the State Convention this upcoming spring...

  • FFA attends District Leadership Conference

    Grace Finke|Sep 20, 2017

    On Wednesday, Sep 13, Big Sandy FFA Chapter brought twenty-two students to Hobson, Montana for the District Leadership Conference. The students participated in leadership and trust exercises, learned about FFA, and discussed career opportunities within agriculture. DIstrict Leadership COnference serves as a kickoff to our new FFA competition season. Ms. Bernhardt stated that “-it was exciting to see an increased number of junior high students as well as some new upperclassmen joining us at this purposeful event.” The chapter was also awa...