Shelbyville Daily Union

Education

October 29, 2013

Central A&M FFA Activities

Central A&M FFA Attends Answer Plot by Winfield

On Wednesday, September 25th, Central A&M FFA went to Van Horn, Inc. in Cerro Gordo for the Answer Plot put on by Winfield. The chapter learned about hybrids of seeds, how to check yields, the technology of agriculture, the job opportunities in the agriculture, and life long lessons. This was only the third Answer Plot event that Winfield has had. We got to look at the test plots that Van Horn had at the site and learn about them as well. Rebekah Nash, Matthew Hardeman, Megan Zindel, Del Adcock, Shelby Sloan, Dean Adcock, Mo Hunter, Michelle Burrus, Lauren Burgener, Kyle Taylor, Maddie Cooper, Salena Sloan, Brock Burgener, Scott Myers, Lydia Cooper, Connor Mitchell, Ethan Woodard, Alli Kersin, and Jacob Hazlet attended this informational and learning experience.

CAM FFA Greenhand Quizbowl Team Places 1st

On Wednesday, October 16, 2013, the Central A&M FFA Quizbowl team traveled to Sullivan High School where they participated in the Section 16 FFA Greenhand Quizbowl CDE. Team members were Lauren Burgener, Maddie Cooper, Abby Forlines, Kylie Miller, and Kyle Taylor. The team placed first out of ten teams in the double elimination competition. The career development event quizzes students on their knowledge of FFA history and facts and information.

Central A&M FFA Attends Section 16 Leadership Training School

On Wednesday, September 18th, the Central A&M FFA Chapter visited Maroa-Forsyth School for Section 16 Leadership Training School. Lisa Parker, Rebekah Nash, Matthew Hardeman, Megan Zindel, Del Adcock, Shelby Sloan, Dean Adcock, Abbey Burgener, Michelle Burrus, Lauren Burgener, Kyle Taylor, Maddie Cooper, Drake Grubb, Lydia Cooper, Kayleigh Postin, and Kylie Miller attended. While there, we listened to many speakers talk about their leadership experiences and what the agriculture field has available for job opportunities. All of the members took something away from this event.

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