Tag Archives: Extemporaneous Speaking

Members Put Leadership Skills to the Test

Congratulations to the following WCFFA members who competed at the Jackrabbit Invitational in Brookings.  There were 28 schools competing. In Ag Broadcasting – Zach Brown and Isak Edwards advance to District Competition. In Ag Communications – the team of Jake … Continue reading

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Members advance to state level competition

The West Central FFA Chapter was well represented at the District 7 Leadership CDEs held recently.  Members may advance to state level competition by placing in the top three individuals or top two teams at the nine school competition.  16 … Continue reading

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Members Hone Leadership Skills at JackRabbit Leadership

West Central FFA Members are gearing up for Leadership Career Development Events (CDEs).  They recently competed at the JackRabbit Invitational in Brookings.  The event helps members to prepare for their state qualifying events at the district level. Teams competing include … Continue reading

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84th National FFA Convention

Indianapolis, IN was home to the 84th National FFA Convention October 19-23, 2011.  West Central FFA members were well represented during the week!  We are especially proud of our Central Region Vice President Wyatt Dejong!  We are honored to call … Continue reading

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Renner to Speak on National Stage

Liz Renner will compete in the National FFA Extemporaneous Speaking CDE. Event participants are given 30 minutes to prepare a speech on a general agricultural topic.  The speech must be four to six minutes in length.  At the conclusion of … Continue reading

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National Extemporaneous Speaking Results

Joe Schartz is congratulated by a sponsor from the American Farm Bureau during the Extemp Speaking Awards Dinner in Indianapolis, IN. Joe Schartz was awarded a silver medal in the National FFA Extemporaneous Speaking Career Development Event during the 83rd … Continue reading

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Extemp Semi-Finals

Joe drew the topic “What is your role in addressing misconceptions in Agriculture? Some of you may be familiar with the story about their family hunting dog, Joe, getting lost when Joe, the boy, was three years Old. That’s the … Continue reading

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Wednesday, October 20, 2010~National FFA Convention

Greetings from the 83rd National FFA Convention! Today is Wednesday and our schedule in Indy is a busy one.  The Horse Team, Joe, Anthony and Mrs. Petersen headed out at 6:15 this morning for competition.  Joe will speak in preliminary … Continue reading

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Schartz to Speak on National Stage

Joe Schartz will compete in the National Extemporaneous Speaking CDE. Event participants are given 30 minutes to prepare a speech on a general agricultural topic.  The speech must be four to six minutes in length.  At the conclusion of the … Continue reading

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