The 2011-2012 Amanda-Clearcreek FFA Officer team poses for a photo after being elected.

Amanda-Clearcreek FFA elects new officers

By: Emily Cordle, Reporter

At the February FFA meeting, the Amanda-Clearcreek FFA chapter conducted officer elections for the 2011-2012 school year. During that time the 2010-2011 officer team officially stepped down from their positions.

The new officer Team consists of president- Nate Seitz, vice-president- Alex Norris, secretary- Sierra Jepsen, treasurer- Kayla Porter, reporter- Emily Cordle, sentinel- John Miller, and student advisor- Caitlin Robinson. Congratulations to the new officer team!

Below are some comments from our newly elected officers.

President Nate Seitz said her goal for the chaper is “to get more people involved.”

Student Advisor Caitlin Robinson said, “I would like the chapter to keep our traditions, continue to win contests, and represent our chapter well.”

Seitz also saidthat he would like to “find a way to make more competition in the chapter.”

Robinson said, “I would like to do more FFA dances and FFA game nights.”

When told they were elected as officers, Seitz said, he was at a loss of words and excited.

Robinson said, “ I was excited to be able to lead our chapter.”

Here are some activities the new officers are involved in. Nate Seitz is involved in Leo Club, football, church, and mud running. His SAE project is Job placement. Alex Norris is involved in track, football, Student Council, Leo Club, Class Officer, Prom Committee, and NHS. His SAE project is Job Placement. Sierra Jepsen is involved in National Honor Society, Class play, soccer, Drama Club, 4-H, Junior Leaders, FCS, and Ultimate Weapon Bible Study. Her SAE project is Beef breeding. Kayla Porter is involved in cheerleading, National Honor Society, and Science Club. Her SAE project is Job Placement. Emily Cordle is involved in volleyball, Fellowship of Christian Students, Ultimate Weapon Bible Study, Drama Club, Science Club, National Honor Society, Class Officer, Student Council, Prom Committee, Leo Club, Class play, club volleyball, youth choir, and her church. Her SAE project is Nursery Operations in trees. John Miller is involved in baseball, National Honor Society, her church, and 4-H. His SAE project is Cows. Caitlin Robinson is involved in 4-H, Special Olympics Equine coach, and works a lot with her horses. Her SAE project is Horse Management.

The new officers are excited and ready to serve not only their chapter, but the school and community too. The new officer team hopes the school levy passes in May so that there will be FFA at Amanda-Clearcreek next year and that they may fulfill their terms of office. Thank you to last year’s officer team for your hard work and dedication to the chapter. Thank you members for electing the new officers.

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