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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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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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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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FFA Members Compete Nationally

Pictured left to right are Sara Waldner, Lauren Dolly, Dalton Larson, Linda Petersen West Central FFA members recently represented the state of South Dakota in the National Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE) during the 87th National FFA Convention held … Continue reading

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Five Earn Highest Award

Jorry Lammers, Anthonoy Even, Anthony Lueth, Gerrit Pearson and Maty Skinner, members of the West Central FFA Chapter will be awarded the American FFA Degree during the 87th National FFA Convention in Louisville, KY in October. Earning the degree means … Continue reading

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Team To Compete at National Level

The West Central FFA Agricultural Communications Team of Sara Waldner, Lauren Dolly, and Dean Knuth earned a berth in the National Ag Communications CDE (Career Development Event) by winning the state contest earlier this year.  The team will represent the … Continue reading

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Teams Compete at Nationals

Career Development Event (CDE) Teams advance to the national competition by winning their state event.  Two such teams represented West Central and the state of South Dakota at the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville, KY. The Ag Issues Team … Continue reading

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Teams Advance to Nationals

The West Central FFA Chapter will send members to Louisville, KY., as they vie for national honors in the areas of Agricultural Communications and Agricultural Issues.  Competitions will take place during the National FFA Convention October 29 – November 3, … Continue reading

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Five Earn Highest Degree

Shannon Miller, Joe Schartz, Riley Olson, Melinda Knuth and Connor Miles, members of the West Central FFA Chapter will be awarded the American FFA Degree during the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville, KY in October. Earning the degree means … Continue reading

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Ag Communications Team is Gold at Nationals!

Pictured left to right: Rachel Schartz, Melinda Knuth and Liz Renner    Members of the West Central FFA Chapter were one of 30 teams that participated in the National FFA Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE).  The event was held … Continue reading

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