This is what has been going on in AG and FFA recently:
1 Each year the Missouri FFA hosts a HYPE academy for 30 incoming high school seniors. This year Noah Graham applied and was accepted to be a member of the 2022 HYPE academy. He will receive hands-on experiences to prepare him to communicate, lead, and advocate for the agricultural Industry.
Noah will also be attending the MU Animal Sciences Youth Leadership Academy.This intense five-day event will focus on increasing knowledge of Missouri’s diverse and dynamic livestock industry, as well as building participant’s leadership skills. ( no pictures for this )
2-Natalie Hinkle and Harley Laxton had the opportunity to attend the Missouri Farm bureau youth leadership day, where they toured the state Capital, met with our state representative, visited the house floor, heard special remarks for them from Governor Parsons and engaged in workshops aimed at strengthening our representation of agriculture.
3-State results FFA contest results Livestock Judging – Kloe L’Heureux, Trevor Miller, Logan Green, and Ava Umfleet. This team ranked 36th
Forestry – Joseph Bohrer, Jordan McKinney, Natalie Hinkle, and Darin Garrett. They were ranked 37th
Ag Mechanics- Aaron Waller, Noah Graham, and Blake Middleton they placed 7th with Noah Graham having the 3rd high individual score.
Students also toured Snyder Engineering which is owned by Clearwater alumni Mark Snyder.
4-We had 8 FFA members give presentations at the AG in the park event on April 27th. At this event members presented on various agriculture topics to Clearwater and Greenville 1st graders.