Here you will find the things our chapter has participated in this month, an inside look in our Ag classes, and some outstanding students and officers!
My name is Amy Rowe and I am a senior and a 4 year member of FFA. I have played basketball for 4 years and I will be a 10 year member of 4-H this year. I am currently serving as your 2022-2023 Chapter President. After high school, I plan to attend college at Purdue University in hopes of becoming an animal geneticist. FFA has been my life for the past 4 years. The program and the members in it have taught me how to be a better leader and has allowed me to grow more while still preparing me for my future career. I have created and bonded with so many members this year and I wouldn’t give those experiences up. As this is my last year in FFA I want to say thank you to all of those who have been involved in it and have helped us all grow.
My name is Christina Caldwell and this year I hold the positions of your chapter vice president, district secretary, and Indiana FFA State chorus president (2nd year). In the past I have held the position of chapter historian. In the future I look forward to growing and pursuing success within this organization. I also want to go to college to become an AG teacher. I am a third year member of FFA and personally, the FFA organization means a lot to me. It has allowed me to influence younger members, practice my leadership, and do real world things that I will do in Ag Ed.
My name is Maddie Hauger and I am a Junior at Connersville High School. I am a cheerleader as well as tennis player. Some things I am involved in would include: class council, student council, French honor society, the American Junior Southdown and hampshire associations, a Junior board member for the Indiana Junior Southdown association, and a brand rep for Barn Beauty Boutique! I am currently the chapter Vice President as well as the District 9 Reporter! My future plans include attending ball state university to major in elementary education. FFA is a life changing organization that gives you so many opportunities you could not get anywhere else. I believe FFA is a huge part of who I am today!
My name is Kaylee Hauger and . I am currently serving as the 2022-2023 chapter secretary. After high school, I plan to attend college in hopes of becoming a medical laboratory scientist. FFA means everything to me. It has taught me how to be a leader, how to use my skills in real-life situations, and how to prepare me for my future career. I have built so many relationships through this organization, and I wouldn’t give it up for the world.
My name is Nathan Hudson and I am serving as the Chapter Treasurer this year. I’ve tried so hard to figure out what I want to do in the future, but I do not have a great idea of what I would want to be. But, I am leaning towards a career in ag business side of things. What FFA means to me is becoming a leader. Over the past 4 years of being in an ag class, it has taught me many qualities I will need to have to become a leader.
My name is Emma Ruf and I am serving as your 2022-2023 Chapter Reporter. I am planning on attending Purdue for agronomy to become a plant geneticist. I have won many awards and events including winning state in Agriscience and going to nationals, Star Greenhand, and many more. FFA means more than words can express to me. Even though it has been my second year in FFA, I have connected and made many relationships with fellow members.
My name is Maddy Sparks. I am a sophomore this year and my second year in FFA. I am serving as this years Reporter. My future plans include going to Purdue to get a degree in animal science or ag business. FFA has recently taught me to work hard and pursue your passions in every way possible. Being on the officer team has been an amazing experience and I truly can't wait for the rest of this year and years to come.
My name is Eliza Nobbe. I am a junior and a 3 year member of FFA. I am your 2022-2023 Chapter Sentinel. My future isn't very planned out but I definitely want to move and do something related to agriculture. When asked what FFA means to me a lot of things come to mind. FFA is like a family tradition, most of my aunts and uncles have been in FFA and held an officer position as well. FFA is a great way to meet new people and learn all sorts of things. FFA has taught me so many things and I can't wait to continue my FFA journey with my FFAmily.
What's something exciting your business offers? Say it here.My name is Jayden Lynn. I am currently a sophomore and a 2nd year FFA member. I am currently serving as your 2022-2023 Parliamentarian. FFA has helped me grow as a person, meaning I've had to step out of my comfort zone and face fears, challenging myself to do things I'd normally avoid. It has helped build my confidence as well as some new friendships. It has helped build me into a better person overall, and I greatly thank this organization for it. I look forward to continued growth over the next few years with this chapter!
My name is Daelin Bowling, I am the Connersville 2022-2023 Chapter's Historian. I’m still unsure what I'd like my future career to be but I enjoy taking care of farm animals. FFA has many meanings to me as in the relationships with people I have made along the way and how much life advice they all continue to give me everyday. I look back and see that FFA has helped me grow as a person and has put me in places I never seen myself in a million years doing and I can thank it all to being part of this great organization.
My name is Ellie Haldeman. I am serving as a committee chair for the 2022-2023 school year. I’m in WCC for Health Science and plan to take my nursing career further after High school. I love FFA, it has taught me so many important things that I will need to know in the real world and has helped me find who I am and what I want to do with my life.
My name is Grace Baker and I’m a senior in the class of 2023. member of the FFA for 4 years. I am holding the position of your 2022-2023 Committee Chairperson for Growing Leaders. I am currently pursuing my dream of graduating from Ivy Tech as a certified welder, and in the near future, hope to graduate from Purdue with an agricultural degree. FFA is where people can learn that not all heroes wear capes, but some of them wear the blue and gold on their backs with pride, with a smile on their face, willing to help anyone in need. FFA is a way of life, and I’m glad it’s my way of life.
My name is Gracie Friend. I am serving as one of the committee chairs for the 2022-2023 schoo year. In the future I want to graduate early and go to Kentucky Horseshoeing school then move out west and be a ranch hand for a few years. When asked what FFA means to me, I think of all of the possibilities I have now and what being in FFA has taught me. I have so much fun at things I have done in FFA and have met a few new friends.
See new possibilities that you could take part in and see things other wonderful members are doing!