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Renner Named American Star in Agriscience

FFA members from Oklahoma, Minnesota and South Dakota earned the most prestigious honor awarded to a student by the National FFA Organization Thursday at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. The American Star awards – including the American … Continue reading

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National FFA Organization Names South Dakota Resident 2016 American Star in Agriscience Finalist

For as long as she can remember, Elizabeth Renner of Crooks, S.D., has been fascinated by the critters that inhabit aquatic areas. In fact, the West Central FFA member fondly recalls exploring the fields and streams in her area and … Continue reading

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Sixteen Earn Organizations Highest Award

Sixteen West Central FFA members will be awarded the American FFA Degree during the 89th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, IN in October.  Earning the degree means they are among a select group of individuals to be recognized for years … Continue reading

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Humboldt Threshing Show Scholarship

The Humboldt “Old Fashion Threshing Show” will be awarding two $1000 scholarships to West Central FFA members who have volunteered their time at the show for two or more years.  One scholarship will go to a boy and one to … Continue reading

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State CDE Results

Twenty-four CDEs (Career Development Events) cover job skills in everything from communications to mechanics. Some events allow students to compete as individuals, while others allow them to compete in teams.   State winning teams and individuals earn a berth in … Continue reading

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Members Earn Proficiency Awards

During the annual State FFA Convention members were recognized for their achievement in experiential learning through their SAE (Supervised Agricultural Experiences). Through their involvement in the SAE program, students are able to consider multiple careers and occupations, learn expected workplace … Continue reading

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Ulrich Advances to National Competition

West Central FFA members celebrated a very successful year and advanced several members to national competition.  Carson Ulrich won the State Job Interview  CDE (Career Development Event) and is currently preparing to compete in the national event in Indianapolis, Indiana … Continue reading

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State Convention Results

The South Dakota State FFA Convention was held April 12-14, 2015 on the Campus of South Dakota State University.  57 West Central FFA members represented the Chapter in various capacities during the three day event.  Members were engaged in Career … Continue reading

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Lennox CDE Results

Congratulations to the following FFA members who competed in the Lennox  CDEs yesterday. The Ag Business Management team placed 2nd.  Team members Rachel Schartz 4th place, Jared Blume 12th place, Drue Miler 16th place, Lauren Dolly 22nd place. Food Science … Continue reading

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Tri Valley CDE Results

Congratulations to the following FFA members who competed in the TriValley CDEs recently.  There were 44 schools competing. Ag Business Management – first place – Team of Rachel Schartz, Jared Blume, Drue Miller, and Sara Waldner.  Rachel was 5th place … Continue reading

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