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Sharon and Jerry Wendt Inducted into Blue & Gold Society
June 27, 2022 | Adult Recognition

The Wisconsin FFA Foundation Blue & Gold Society is composed of individuals and families who generously demonstrated financial support of Wisconsin FFA members and programs. Through a gift, pledge, or planned gift of $15,000 or more to the Foundation over a period of one to three years, all are invited to join this prestigious society…

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Students’ Talents Take Them to the Top
June 24, 2022 | Other Awards

FFA members from around Wisconsin submitted entries in the State FFA Talent Competition. Our Official FFA judges, Tim Breidenstilc, Marra Andreas, and Sue Pruessing, all reviewed, judged, and ranked all entries. The top entries performed at the 93rd State FFA Convention at the Exhibition Hall-Alliant Energy Center in Madison, WI, June 14-16, 2022. The state…

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Wisconsin FFA Members Preform in State Honors Chorus
June 24, 2022 |

Over seventy talented young musicians came together from across the state to entertain FFA members, advisors, and guests during the state convention, performing at several convention sessions. This is a select group of FFA members.The chorus participants were selected by application and audition tapes by the State Chorus Director, Mr. Peter Engh, Director of Vocal…

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Wisconsin FFA Members Preform in State Honors Band
June 24, 2022 |

Over seventy talented young musicians came together from across the state to entertain FFA members, advisors and guests during the state convention, performing at several convention sessions. This is a select group of FFA members. The band participants were selected through application and audition tapes by the State Band Director, Monte Dunnum, recently retired Director…

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Agriscience Fair FFA Members Advance to National Competition
June 24, 2022 |

The Agriscience Fair recognizes middle and high school students who are studying the application of scientific principles and emerging technologies in agricultural enterprises. Participant must plan and implement a scientific experiment to prove a hypothesis.  With results of this experiment the participants must summarize their findings in a research paper and put together a display.…

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Adams-Friendship Wins High School Quiz Bowl Contest
June 24, 2022 |

MADISON, WIS.– The Adams-Friendship FFA Chapter was named winning State FFA High School Quiz Bowl Team at the 93rd State FFA Convention in Madison, Wisconsin.  The team members are Emily Schultz, Megan Schultz, Rachel Deuries, Hannah Oleson, and Bristol Raymer.  Their advisor is Becky Grabarski. The 2nd Place Team was Slinger FFA Chapter. The FFA…

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Kesler Wins Wisconsin FFA Agricultural Mechanics Repair & Maintenance – Entrepreneurship Award
June 22, 2022 | Proficiency

The 2022 Agricultural Mechanics Repair & Maintenance – Entrepreneurship proficiency winner is Matthew Kesler of the Oconto Falls FFA. The Agricultural Mechanics Repair & Maintenance – Entrepreneurship proficiency is sponsored by Case IH & CNH Industrial Capital. Matthew always had a love for mechanics as he worked alongside his dad in repairing cars, trucks, skid…

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Milton FFA Wins State Milk Quality & Products Contest
June 17, 2022 | CDE

MADISON, Wis. – The Milton FFA Chapter was named the state winning Milk Quality & Products Career Development Event Team. Team members include Hannah Pennycook, Faith Traynor, Willian Hentschel, and Samuel Zabel. Their advisors are Matthew Lee, Lauren Metcalf, and Stacy Skemp. Eric Schmidt from the Hartford FFA was named the top individual. His advisors…

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Brusveen Wins Middle School Essay Contest
June 16, 2022 | Other Awards

Briella Brusveen of the Randolph Cambria-Friesland FFA Chapter is the state winner of the Middle School “The Time is Now” Essay Contest for the 93rd State FFA Celebration. Briella’s advisors are Stephanie Devries and Lauren Frances In Briella’s essay she passionately states that “The final line of the FFA Creed reflects on how each individual…

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 2022-2023 State FFA Officer Team
June 16, 2022 | State Officer

Section 1 – Isaac Hopke, Spooner FFA Chapter, Secretary  Section 2- Heidi Strey, Osseo Fairchild FFA Chapter, Vice President Section 3- Kendra Goplin, Whitehall FFA Chapter, Reporter Section 4- Jeremiah Ihm, Lancaster FFA Chapter, Vice President Section 5- Rhylie Gough, Albany FFA Chapter, Vice President  Section 6- Cole Hicken, Waupun FFA Chapter, Treasurer  Section 7-…

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Denk elected as 2022-2023 Wisconsin FFA President
June 16, 2022 | State Officer

Casey Denk of the Mondovi FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Wisconsin FFA State FFA President during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. Her advisors are Darin Gray and Shauna White. Casey’s parents are Mark and Tammy Denk. Denk is currently attending UW-River Falls majoring in Agriculture Business with a…

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Denmark FFA Chapter Named National Chapter Award Winner
June 16, 2022 | Chapter Awards

 The Denmark FFA Chapter was named the state winner of the 2021 National Chapter Award at the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. The Denmark FFA advisors are Mary Handrich and Marty Nowak. This program recognizes the chapters for their overall Program of Activities that include three major areas: Growing Leaders, Building Communities, and Strengthening Agriculture. 1st…

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Students Recognized in Agriculture Artwork Contest
June 16, 2022 | Other Awards

The Agricultural Artwork contest gives students an opportunity to showcase and compete with their own artwork in 2D and 3D divisions. This contest is open to all FFA members, as well as FFA Alumni members or FFA Advisors. Winners in 2-D: 7th – 9th Grade Student 2-D Artwork:  1st Place – Carlee Rodeobaugh, New Glarus…

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Baldwin-Woodville FFA Wins Traditional Scrapbook Competition
June 16, 2022 | Chapter Awards

MADISON, Wis. (June 16, 2022) – The Baldwin-Woodville FFA Chapter won the Wisconsin FFA Traditional Scrapbook Competition at the Wisconsin FFA Convention. The Baldwin-Woodville FFA advisor is Michelle Kamm. This competition highlights events, activities, and the success of FFA Chapters through a yearlong scrapbook. In addition, it shows the level of cooperation and leadership the…

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Badger FFA Chapter Wins FFA Digital Scrapbook Contest
June 16, 2022 | Chapter Awards

The Badger FFA Chapter won the Wisconsin FFA Digital Scrapbook Competition at the Wisconsin FFA Convention. The Badger FFA advisor is Larry Plapp and Candice Franks. This competition shows events, activities, and the success of FFA Chapters throughout a yearlong digitally designed scrapbook. Additionally, it shows the level of cooperation and leadership the FFA Chapter…

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Broege named Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Caden Broege of the Clinton FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Finalist. The Star in Agribusiness award recognizes students who have taken their spirit for entrepreneurship and developed their own Agricultural business. Caden started his custom baling business after recognizing a need his neighbors had. With help from his father, he started Caden’s Custom…

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Jakobi named Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Brandon Jakobi of the Loyal FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Finalist. The Star in Agribusiness award recognizes students who have taken their spirit for entrepreneurship and developed their own Agricultural business. Brandon runs his own baling service and has been able to expand his services to include a variety of options for baling…

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Makos named Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Aaron Makos of the Juda FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Finalist. The Star in Agribusiness award recognizes students who have taken their spirit for entrepreneurship and developed their own Agricultural business. After many years of small projects with his grandpa, Aaron decided to start his own woodworking business. He began selling items in…

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Hopke named Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Isaac Hopke of the Spooner FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness Finalist. The Star in Agribusiness award recognizes students who have taken their spirit for entrepreneurship and developed their own Agricultural business. After landscaping for his family home and working for a local landscaping company, Isaac saw an opportunity to start his own business.…

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Pokorny Named Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Cameron Pokorny of the Waupun FFA is the Wisconsin Star in Agribusiness. The Star in Agribusiness award recognizes students who have taken their spirit for entrepreneurship and developed their own agricultural business. As the owner and manager of Cam’s Coop, Cameron makes all decisions related to finances, marketing, inventory, and sales for his business. What…

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Gotham named Wisconsin Star in Agriscience
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Wyatt Gotham of the New Auburn FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agriscience. The Star in Agriscience Award recognizes individuals who have worked in areas of agricultural research or focused on the scientific aspect of their Supervised Agricultural Experience. Spending time on his family’s farm sparked Wyatt’s interest in agriscience research. He developed a research…

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Bender named Wisconsin Star in Agriscience Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Amanda Bender of the Big Foot FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agriscience Finalist. The Star in Agriscience Award recognizes individuals who have worked in areas of agricultural research or focused on the scientific aspect of their Supervised Agricultural Experience. Over the course of her SAE, Amanda has conducted research in the areas of food…

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Weyland Named Wisconsin Star Farmer Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Rachel Weyland of the New London FFA is a Wisconsin Star Farmer finalist. The Star Farmer Award recognizes students in production agriculture working with entrepreneurship programs, ranging from animals to crops. Rachel raises and manages Simmental cattle, an operation which she started after her family had to sell their dairy herd. She was passionate about…

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Schwochert Named Wisconsin Star Farmer Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Dillian Schwochert of the Montello FFA is a Wisconsin Star Farmer finalist. The Star Farmer Award recognizes students in production agriculture working with entrepreneurship programs, ranging from animals to crops. Dillian raises animals and produce as part of his SAE. Dillian has grown his operation to own over 50 rabbits, 100 chickens, three market steers,…

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Peter Named Wisconsin Star Farmer
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Brayden Peter of the Howards Grove FFA is a Wisconsin Star Farmer. The Star Farmer Award recognizes students in production agriculture working with entrepreneurship programs, ranging from animals to crops. Brayden raises breeding and market show pigs on his family farm, Peter Family Show Pigs. He currently owns both sows and boars. Brayden has invested…

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Jones Named Wisconsin Star Farmer Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Owen Jones of the Randolph Cambria Friesland FFA is a Wisconsin Star Farmer finalist. The Star Farmer Award recognizes students in production agriculture working with entrepreneurship programs, ranging from animals to crops. Owen plants acreage of corn for grain and soybeans, as well as owning a herd of beef cattle. Over time, Owen has expanded…

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Walter Named Wisconsin Star Farmer Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Megan Walter of the Granton FFA is a Wisconsin Star Farmer finalist. The Star Farmer Award recognizes students in production agriculture working with entrepreneurship programs, ranging from animals to crops. Megan’s experience growing up on a dairy and hog farm sparked her love of animals and led her to convince her parents to add market…

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Ganske Named Wisconsin Star Farmer Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Norah Ganske of the Waupun FFA is a Wisconsin Star Farmer finalist. The Star Farmer Award recognizes students in production agriculture working with entrepreneurship programs, ranging from animals to crops. Norah owns a swine operation that initially started with just a few sows, but has grown her herd with a focus on genetics. She chooses…

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Beining Named Wisconsin Star Farmer Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Faith Beining of the Marshfield FFA is a Wisconsin Star Farmer finalist. The Star Farmer Award recognizes students in production agriculture working with entrepreneurship programs, ranging from animals to crops. After starting to show poultry in the 5th grade, Faith’s family told her she could choose five breeds to purchase. She talked her family into…

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Walter Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Megan Walter of the Granton FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement finalist. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. Starting at a young age, Megan has been assisting on her family’s farm and has had an interest…

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Sprecher Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Luke Sprecher of the Sauk Prairie FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. Luke started to work at Kevin Enge Farms after his neighbor asked if he would be interested in assisting…

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Schwochert Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Dillian Schwochert of the Montello FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement finalist. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. In 2017, Dillian started working at Swanke Dairy Farm where he milks around 300 head of Holstein, Kineback,…

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Loehrke Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Ashley Loerke of the Weyauwega-Fremont FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement finalist. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. Ashley started in the cattle industry at a very young age, growing up on her family’s hobby beef…

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Line Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Chalee Line of the Fennimore FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement finalist. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. Chalee works at the Breit-Vaas Farms, where her responsibilities consist of starting the wash process, setting up the…

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Jakobi Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Brandon Jakobi of the Loyal FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement finalist. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. Brandon grew up and works at his family farm helping with everything that is involved with running a…

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Duch Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Claire Duch of the New London FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement finalist. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. Claire works on her parents’ beef farm where they raise Red Angus, Simmental, Chiania, and Shorthorn club…

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Dahl Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Hannah Dahl of the Columbus FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement finalist. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. Hannah started working at the Sassy Cow Creamery, as a store worker, the summer before her sophomore year…

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Weyauwega-Fremont FFA Chapter Named Food for America Winner
June 16, 2022 | Chapter Awards

The Weyauwega-Fremont FFA Chapter was named the State Winner with their Food for America Program. The Weyauwega-Fremont advisors are Sandra Dykes and Connie Peterson. Chapters compete in this award area, where FFA members educate elementary students about parts of  Wisconsin agriculture. The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation sponsors the Food for America Program at the state…

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Branville Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Lane Branville of the New Auburn FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement finalist. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. Lane works on a farm with 250 beef and 350 dairy cows. In addition, Lane operates heavy…

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Alsum Named Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement Finalist
June 16, 2022 | Star Award

Colton Alsum of the Randolph Cambria Friesland FFA is a Wisconsin Star in Agricultural Placement finalist. The Star in Agricultural Placement award is given to students that are working in a variety of job opportunities in the agricultural industry. Colton is employed at D&D Lawn Care, LLC, a large lawn and landscaping company who serves…

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Weyauwega-Fremont FFA Chapter Named Food for America Winner
June 15, 2022 |

The Weyauwega-Fremont FFA Chapter was named the State Winner with their Food for America Program. The Weyauwega-Fremont advisors are Sandra Dykes and Connie Peterson. Chapters compete in this award area, where FFA members educate elementary students about parts of  Wisconsin agriculture. The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Foundation sponsors the Food for America Program at the state…

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Hopke Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Isaac Hopke from the Spooner FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section One State FFA Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. His advisor is Susan Olson-Rosenbush. His parents are Pete and Danette Hopke.  Hopke plans to attend the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities to major in Aerospace…

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Strey Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Heidi Strey from the Osseo Fairchild FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section Two State FFA Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. Her advisor is Eric Boettcher and Amelia Hayden. Her parents are Steve and Leslie Strey.  Strey is currently at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, majoring in…

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Goplin Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Kendra Goplin of the Whitehall FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section Three State FFA Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. Her advisor is Melinda Goplin. Kendra’s parents are Shane and Melinda Goplin.  Goplin is attending South Dakota State University pursuing a major in Agricultural Education. She wants…

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Ihm Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Jeremiah Ihm of the Lancaster FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section Four State FFA Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. His advisors are Jessica Schaefer and David Wright. Jeremiah’s parents are John and Deb Ihm.  Ihm currently attends the University of Wisconsin-River Falls working on his degree…

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Gough Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Rhylie Gough from the Albany FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section Five State FFA Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. Her advisor is Hala Ryan. Her parents are Matthew Gough and Deanne Walmer-Gough.  Gough plans to attend the University of Wisconsin River Falls to pursue Elementary Education…

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Hicken Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Cole Hicken from the Waupun FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section Six State FFA Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. His advisors are Kris Beaver,Tari Costello, and Ryan Seichter. His parents are Sheri Hicken and the late Jeff Hicken. Hicken is attending the University of Wisconsin –…

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Hinkelmann Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Devani Hinkelmann of the Loyal FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section Seven State FFA Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. Her advisor is Stephanie Donnerbauer. Devani’s parents are Harlan and Melissa Hinkelmann.  Hinkelmann will be attending the University of Wisconsin-River Falls for Agriculture Marketing Communications. After college,…

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Casey Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Brooke Casey from the New London FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section Eight State FFA Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. Her advisor is Crystal Retzlaff. Her parents are Bette O’Brien and Glenn Casey.  Casey plans to attend the University of Wisconsin-River Falls for Pre-Veterinary Medicine, majoring…

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Mennen Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Evan Mennen from the Bay Port FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section Nine FFA State Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. His advisors are Whitney Barnes and Ryan Weed. His parents are Angie and Pete Mennen.  Mennen is currently at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls, majoring in…

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Schrieber Elected To Serve Wisconsin Association of FFA
June 15, 2022 | State Officer

Mary Schrieber of the East Troy FFA Chapter was elected to a year of service as the 2022-2023 Section Ten State FFA Officer during the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention. Her advisors are Ryan Holle and Katy Vacula. Mary’s parents are Adam and Therese Schrieber.  Schrieber will be attending the University of Wisconsin-Madison pursuing a degree…

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331 Wisconsin FFA Members Receive State Degree
June 15, 2022 | Other Awards

The State FFA Degree is the highest degree that an FFA member can earn on the state level. To earn this degree, a member has to have earned both their Greenhand and Chapter Degrees. Earning the State FFA Degree is an honor and great accomplishment for those that have set their goals to reach this…

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Marshfield FFA Wins State FFA Conduct of Chapter Meetings Contest
June 15, 2022 | LDE

The Marshfield FFA Chapter was named the winner of the Conduct of Chapter Meetings Contest at the 93rd State FFA Convention held in Madison, Wisconsin. The members of the Marshfield FFA Conduct of Chapter Meetings team Mckayla Haupt, Carson Klumb, Jamie Lindow, Jenna Lindow, Hunter Offer, Erika Sleznikow, and Faith Steinwagner. The advisors of the Marshfield…

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Ciran Wins State FFA Discussion Meet
June 15, 2022 | LDE

Symone Ciran of the Richland Center FFA Chapter was named the state winner of the FFA Discussion Meet Contest. The Discussion Meet Contest was held at the 93rd State Convention of the Wisconsin Association of FFA in Madison, Wis. Ciran’s advisor is Molly Edwards. The Discussion Meet Contest tests the abilities of FFA members in…

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Jentges Wins State FFA Employment Skills Contest
June 15, 2022 | LDE

Amy Jentges of the Random Lake FFA Chapter was named the state winner of the FFA Employment Skills Contest. The Employment Skills Contest was held at the 93rd State Convention of the Wisconsin Association of FFA in Madison, Wis. Jentges’ advisor is Ms. Whitney Rathke. Students who participated in Employment Skills were asked to select…

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East Troy Wins State FFA Agricultural Issues Contest
June 14, 2022 | LDE

The East Troy FFA was named the winner of the state FFA Agricultural Issues Contest at the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention in Madison, WI. The Agricultural Issues team members include: Mary Schrieber, Sophie Cleveland, Alyssa Schauer, Levi Orags, and Carly Boers. The advisors of East Troy are Ryan Holle and Katie Vacula.  The teams were…

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Giving the Gift of Blue
June 14, 2022 | Other Awards

The FFA Organization tries to give back to its members as often as they can. The new program they recently started in 2014 is the Gift of Blue. The FFA blue jacket is a symbol of this organization, and unites us all and has been a long-standing tradition within the organization. With the Give the…

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Menomonie Wins State FFA Parliamentary Procedure Contest
June 14, 2022 | LDE

The Menomonie FFA Chapter was named the winner of the state FFA Parliamentary Procedure contest at the 93rd Wisconsin FFA Convention in Madison, WI. The Menomonie FFA advisor is Jean D’Angelo.  Menomonie will represent Wisconsin at the 95th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana this October. The national winner will be selected from a group…

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New London Wins State FFA Middle School Quiz Bowl Contest
June 14, 2022 | LDE

The New London FFA Chapter was named the winning State FFA Middle School Quiz Bowl Team. The Middle School Quiz Bowl Contest was held at the 93rd State Convention of the Wisconsin Association of FFA in Madison, Wis. The New London advisor is Crystal Retzlaff.  To qualify for the state finals, New London competed in…

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Princeton Receives FFA Charter
June 14, 2022 | Chapter Awards

The Princeton FFA received their official charter into the Wisconsin Association of FFA at the 93rd State FFA Convention. During the 1st General Session, Princeton FFA members Morgan Schueier, Alyssa Swanke, and Katelyn Richter and FFA advisor Bryce Daane was recognized on stage and welcomed into the National FFA Organization Princeton understood the importance that…

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Allen Wins State FFA Creed Speaking Contest
June 14, 2022 | LDE

Eric Allen of the Denmark FFA Chapter was selected as the state winner of the FFA Creed Speaking Contest. The Creed Speaking Contest was held at the 93rd State Convention of the Wisconsin Association of FFA in Madison, Wis. Allen’s advisors are Mary Handrich and Marty Nowak. The FFA Creed Speaking Contest is designed for…

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Davis Wins State FFA Prepared Speaking Contest
June 14, 2022 | LDE

Katie Davis of the Oregon FFA Chapter was selected as the state winner of the FFA Prepared Speaking Leadership Development Event with her speech, “GMO’s: Help or Harm?”. Kate’s advisor is Jillian Beaty. The Prepared Speaking Contest was held at the 93rd State Convention of the Wisconsin Association of FFA in Madison, WI. In the…

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Jackowski Wins State FFA Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest
June 14, 2022 | LDE

Ethan Jackowski of the Big Foot FFA Chapter was named the state winner of the FFA Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest. The Extemporaneous Speaking Contest was held at the 93rd State Convention of the Wisconsin Association of FFA in Madison, Wis. Jackowski’s advisor is Lisa Konkel.  To qualify for the state finals, students must compete in…

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Dodgeland FFA Wins State Marketing Plan Career Development Event
June 14, 2022 | CDE

The Dodgeland FFA Chapter was named the state winning Marketing Plan Career Development Event Team. Team members include Brendan Rushing, Travis Justmann, and Landon Roy. Their advisor is Lucas VanEgtern.  Marketing Plan Career Development Event participants work with agricultural businesses that serve their community to develop a marketing plan which includes steps to market a…

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Glenna Wins State FFA Dairy Cattle Handlers Activity
June 14, 2022 | CDE

Courtney Glenna of the Amery FFA Chapter was named the 2022 State FFA Dairy Cattle Handlers Activity Winner. Her advisor is Derrick Meyer. The objective of the Dairy Handlers Activity is to recognize the handlers ability to set up their assigned animal to its best advantage, maintain the animal in its most advantageous position, exhibit…

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Marshfield FFA Wins State Dairy Cattle Evaluation & Management Career Development Event
June 14, 2022 | CDE

The Marshfield FFA Chapter was named the state winning Dairy Cattle Evaluation & Management Career Development Event Team. Team members include Emma Bangart, Wyatt Dorshorst, Faith Beining, and Sara Dorshorst. Their advisors are Tim Heeg and Mark Zee. Brady Bleck from the Plymouth FFA was named the top individual. His advisors are Tracy Heinbuch and…

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Schott Wins Wisconsin FFA Wildlife Production and Management Award
June 14, 2022 | Proficiency

The 2022 Wildlife Production and Management Proficiency winner is Brandon Schott of the Sauk Prairie FFA. The Wildlife Production and Management Proficiency is sponsored by Kenneth & Joyce Natzke, Richard & Sue Schultz, and Terry C. Peterson. With the purchase of five acres of woods and 17 acres of cropland, Brandon kept busy cutting dead…

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Schmoldt Wins Wisconsin FFA Veterinary Science Award
June 14, 2022 | Proficiency

The 2022 Winner in Veterinary Science is Abigail Schmoldt of the Slinger FFA. The Veterinary Science Proficiency is sponsored by the Keith A. Gundlach Endowment. Abigail sought out many job shadowing opportunities at local veterinary clinics before her time as a Veterinarian Assistant at Woodview Veterinary Clinic. As an assistant, Abigail has learned how to…

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Anhalt Wins Wisconsin FFA Vegetable Production Award
June 14, 2022 | Proficiency

The 2022 Winner in Vegetable Production is Samantha Anhalt of the Mishicot FFA Chapter. The Vegetable Production Proficiency is sponsored by the Kalscheur Foundation.  After completing her first horticulture class freshman year, Samantha was inspired to further her hands-on experience by expanding her family’s gardens where she began sowing, maintaining, and harvesting over 30 varieties…

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Alsum Wins Wisconsin FFA Turf Grass Management Award
June 14, 2022 | Proficiency

The 2022 Winner in Turf Grass Management is Colton Alsum of the Randolph Cambria-Friesland FFA. The Turf Grass Management Proficiency is sponsored by the Fennimore FFA Alumni. Colton began working for D & D Lawn Service, LLC in middle school. As an employee, Colton helps load trucks, does edging, trims lawn, spreads fertilizer, and daily…