Spanish Fork FFA
Jake Jones was named a National proficiency finalist which means he was one of only 188 students who were recognized nation wide. Jake was in the Wildlife Production and Management area for this work with trapping nuisance animals and raising ring-neck pheasants. Jake interviewed with a panel of judges to tell them alittle bit more about his project. Jake was awarded a $500 scholarship and a plaque for being a finalist. Congraulations to Jake. We are proud of your accomplishment!
Agriscience: Ashley Olsen, Porter Olsen and Rylei Voorhees competed in the Agriscience Fair competition. Each sepnt time with judges expaling their projects. Ashley did a study on different feeds in turkeys. Porter's was on light length and the effect on turkey feed intake. Ryeli's was on thermometer calibration methods. Each did an excellent job!. Porter was 4th in his category and Gold ranked; Ashley was 9th in her cateogry and Silver ranked; and Rylei was 6th in her category and Silver ranked.
students compete at national ffa
Lindsey Olsen, Jackson Stewart, and Kirsty Stubbs all received their American FFA Degree. This is the highest degree that can be given. This is a great accomplishment and means that they have spent a lot of hours and invested at least $10,000 into their SAE project.
Students were able to attend Convention sessions and the Career Expo. At the expo students were able to talk to lots of different colleges, business, and corporations to find out about jobs and degrees available in the industry.
During sessions students listend to motivational speakers including the National FFA Officers, Laila Ali, and Mike Ebeling. In addition they watched as other chapters and students were awarded, and the new officer team was installed.
National Convention - Tours and More
Students were able to go on tours and have some entertainment as well. Our tours included:
Hermitage Farm - Thoroughbred farm where they raise race horses
Woodland Farm - buffalo, pasture raised pork and pasture poultry
Creasey Nature Preserve
Falls of the Ohio State Park
Indanapolis Motor Speedway
National FFA Center
In addition students were able to attend the hypnotist and the comedy club to bond together and have a good laugh.
National Convention - Expo & Convention
Farmers Market and Garden
Students had the opportunity to compete in CDEs at Snow College. We had 7 high school and 7 junior high teams. All teams worked hard and competed well. Congratulations to the following individuals who placed well:
2nd High Individual Vet Science
2nd High Individual Floriculture
3rd High Individual Livestock
Spanish Fork FFA finished a great year with the school garden program. This was our second year selling produce at the Spanish Fork Farmers Market. In total 7 students worked throughout the summer in the garden here at the school, taking care of the plants, harvesting, and selling produce. This year we grew 250 tomato plants, 75 pepper plants, 30 melon plants, and various squash plants. Our harvest was great this year, in total we harvested over 3,150 pounds of tomatoes, 50 melons, and countless squash and peppers!
We had a great time at our drive in movie . Students watched Monster House and had a vareity of Halloween treats. It was cold but a great time!
You can donate jeans in any of the ag teachers classrooms. This year we are doing our tree for Levi Sampson who was killed in an accident this summer. All donations help us make a tree that will be auctioned off and the proceeds go to Primary Children's hospital
A few of our students had the opportunity to help with the Draft Horse Show at Young Living Farms. They were able to hand out awards and ribbons. Thanks to Young Living for the opportunity to do this and the support that you gave our chapter in return.
IT was great to watch these amazing hitches and see what horse power is really all about!
Students direct other students using directional terminology to find the correct placement of their bone.
Students complete the Best Burger for your Buck lab. This lab teaches students about the fat ratio in ground beef products.
October Floral of the month
Students participate in a Communication activity where they try to explain how to draw the picture given to them.
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Students use the ribbon testing method to determine the texture of soil.
Students in Floriculture create their own color wheel.
Students in Natural Resources participate in a gill net casting day. Students were able to catch fish and determine their size to see if their new stocking method worked well.
High school student, Rachel who is interning with Miss Warren helps lead a dissection of a bird. Students were able to see all of the systems, most importantly the digestive system.