The annual Liberty- Benton FFA Banquet was held on Thursday April 21, in the Liberty-Benton High School auditorium. During the banquet, members’ accomplishments through the year are recognized, a farewell is said to members who have done so much to help the chapter and new officers are established. To get the banquet started there was a dinner, desserts and refreshments for the guests to enjoy.
Agricultural education students are required to plan a Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) project. The members receiving proficiency awards work very hard outside of class to gain new skills from their projects. Students are offered the opportunity to apply for chapter, state and national proficiency awards. Many of the members received chapter proficiency awards and a few received district and state proficiency awards.
Lexi Heidlebaugh got 2nd in district for Diversified Crop Production Entrepreneurship. Her SAE consists of Lexi raising soybeans, corn, and sweetcorn crops. She is responsible for seed and chemical costs, markets her own grain, monitors crop growth, performs equipment maintenance, and operates all equipment related to her SAE.… Continue readingRead More »