Andy was announced as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency award, in Agriculture Mechanics Design and Fabrication- Entrepenuership/Placement. Schaefer is one of four people chosen to compete for the award held this October during the FFA national convention in Indianapolis, Ind. This award is one of 47 proficiency program areas and each finalist will be given $500 and a plaque.
Chris Steppig, Section Vice-President, attended the District 22 S.T.A.R conference at Mt. Vernon, Illinios. In the Section Teams Activities and Responsibilities (S.T.A.R) conference presented by the Illinois Association FFA Officers, section officers set goals, prepared for their Leadership Training School and were informed of their duties throughout the upcoming year. The section officers were also able to exchange ideas with other section officers to take back to their own sections and chapters.
Carrie Schremp placed 1st in JV Extemporaneous speech.
Eric Schremp placed 3rd in the Extemporaneous speech.
Abby Hopkins placed 4th in Prepared speech.
Bryan Lutman placed 7th in the Creed speaking.
Taylor Pratt placed 8th in the Creed speaking.
HALLOWEEN OCTOBER 31ST!!!
Enjoy a haunted maze, the monster mash, witchcrafts, pumpkin painting and a straw maze! A great, safe place for a fun Halloween Night. The police department will provide free hot dogs and candy checks.
The FFA will be hosting the Alumni Pancake and Sausage Breakfast at WHS Cafeteria on Suday Nov. 15th 7 a.m.-11:30 a.m. An all you can eat pancake and sausage meal.
Children ages 6-12 - $4
5 and under - FREE
The Ridge Golf Course
Saturday, September 26, 2009
1:00 p.m. shotgun start
Additional information is included under the "more" link.
Chris Steppig, Nick Steppig, Jacob Quernheim, and Rosemary Chapple of the Waterloo FFA Chapter recently attended the 2009 Illinois FFA Leadership Camp, help at Allerton Park near Monticello, IL from July 29 - August 1. They were among the over 300 campers from across the state that gathered to develop leadership skills and learn more about the FFA. Campers participated in a challenge course to develop teamwork, Ag Olympics, FFA power sessions, dance, and a large waterloo balloon fight. They also listened to presentations from the Illinois FFA Alumni, Illinois Foundation FFA, hypnotist Dr. Morton Ford, and guest speaker Harlan "Butch" Cotter.
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of youth by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agriculture education.