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2020-2021 Bishop Neumann/WHS FFA Officers, back row (from left): Samuel Vrana, Remington Musgrove, Trenton Barry, Hilary Kabourek. Front row: Kearsten Peterson, Klarice Waage, Avery Mayberry, and Marissa Meduna.

2020-2021 FFA

Numerous members earn honors in annual Leadership Development Events

For the past couple weeks, Bishop Neumann/Wahoo FFA members have been competing in virtual Leadership Development Events (LDE's). LDE's are designed to help students build upon their leadership skills. Competitions vary from public speaking, to mock job interviews, to team events demonstrating parliamentary law or a new skill/innovation in agriculture. These contests took place on Dec. 7 and 14. Congratulations to the following FFA members for their achievements:

CREED SPEAKING

Paige Williams - Blue Ribbon

SENIOR PUBLIC SPEAKING

Haley Meduna - Blue Ribbon (Social Media and Agriculture)
Marissa Meduna - 3rd Place Purple & Alternate to State (Farmer Suicide Crisis)

NATURAL RESOURCE SPEAKING

Cassidy Most - 3rd Place Purple & Alternate to State (Depletion of the Ogallala Aquifer)

EMPLOYMENT SKILLS

Kearsten Peterson - 2nd Place Purple & State Qualifier

PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURE

BLUE Team - 3rd Place Purple & Alternate to State (Kearsten Peterson, Aaron Ohnoutka, Nnolan Van Slyke, Andrew Vech, Chisum Wilson, Aaron Spicka)


GOLD Team - 1st Place Purple, District Champion, & State Qualifier (Sam Vrana, Hilary Kabourek, Avery Mayberry, Miles Hannan, Trenton Barry, Remington Musgrove)

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FFA Motto: Learning to Do, Doing to Learn, Earning to Live, Living to Serve

FFA Mission: The National FFA Organization is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

What is FFA? FFA is an organization that promotes growth in leadership skills, as well as agricultural education. Wahoo and Bishop Neumann have been co-oping since 2017. Students from Wahoo travel to Bishop Neumann either 1st or 8th period to take various ag classes from Ms. Katie Arp, our FFA advisor and agriculture educator.

Officers:
    President: Kearsten Peterson (WHS)
    Vice President: Trenton Barry & Avery Mayberry (BNHS)
    Secretary: Hilary Kabourek (BNHS)
    Treasurer: Samuel Vrana (BNHS)
    Sentinel: Remington Musgrove (BNHS)
    Reporter: Klarice Waage (WHS)
    Parliamentarian/Historian: Marissa Meduna (WHS)

T-SHIRT FUNDRAISER

The Bishop Neumann/Wahoo FFA Chapter is selling t-shirts to raise money for scholarships so students can participate in the organization and its regional, state, and national competitions. Thank you for your support! Link: https://rivalryapparel.com/search.php?search_query=FFA


Aaron Ohnoutka, Kearsten Peterson, and Trenton Barry competed in a recent land judging competition. FFA students spend time studying the basic differences in soils, and why soils respond differently to management practices, as well as how soil properties affect crop growth.


Bishop Neumann/Wahoo FFA members helped plant eight trees around Weston, which obtained the trees via a grant. Members assisted in digging holes, planting and watering the trees, and putting in posts for tree support.

2020-2021 FFA

Hannah Peterson

Aug 27, 2020

SOOO excited for these young leaders!!! Great group of people!!!! Congrats to all!!!