Archive for Wednesday, June 17, 2009

FFA visits state convention

June 17, 2009

Tonganoxie’s FFA chapter traveled to the state convention in Manhattan on May 27. Pictured FFA members, from left, are: (front row) Hannah Gee, Rachel Bieniecki, Katelyn Colgrove, Hilary Saathoff, Alex Hauk, Hunter Lohr, Luke Dyleski, (back row) Nikki Gee, Daniel Holton, Tayler Miles, Shawn Kesinger, Andrew Bouza and Richie Ridihalgh.

Tonganoxie’s FFA chapter traveled to the state convention in Manhattan on May 27. Pictured FFA members, from left, are: (front row) Hannah Gee, Rachel Bieniecki, Katelyn Colgrove, Hilary Saathoff, Alex Hauk, Hunter Lohr, Luke Dyleski, (back row) Nikki Gee, Daniel Holton, Tayler Miles, Shawn Kesinger, Andrew Bouza and Richie Ridihalgh.

The Tonganoxie Future Farmers of America Chapter won several awards, student scholarships and State Degrees at the State FFA Convention in Manhattan.

In total, 13 Tonganoxie FFA members attended events May 27 at Kansas State University with adviser Randy Kraft.

While at the convention, members attended educational, motivational and entertaining sessions that enhance the FFA experience.

Hilary Saathoff and Richie Ridihalgh earned their State Degrees, while Shawn Kesinger and Clint Oelschlaeger received national FFA scholarships from Ford Trucks/Built Ford Tough.

The chapter also won three National Chapter awards in student development, community development and chapter development.

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