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The Daily Guide - Waynesville, MO
  • Waynesville FFA receives a Top Chapter Award

  • Waynesville FFA placed 33rd out of 334 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award at the 86th Missouri FFA Convention. Only 10 percent of state chapters receive a top chapter designation each year.
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  • Waynesville FFA placed 33rd out of 334 chapters in the state, earning a Top Chapter Award at the 86th Missouri FFA Convention.  Only 10 percent of state chapters receive a top chapter designation each year.
    Chapter activity awards, sponsored by FCS Financial, are given to chapters achieving excellence in student, chapter and community development. The Waynesville FFA Chapter advisor is Jason Long.
    Waynesville FFA members participated in student development activities that included interviewing a conservation agent about career opportunities in conservation and natural resources. Large game species reintroduction, the importance of jurisdiction, and enforcement duties of the Missouri Department of Conservation were also discussed.
    Waynesville participated in chapter development activities that included attending the Waynesville School Board meeting where the chapter was invited to join the administration and school board for a work study meeting regarding the development of a school farm and an after school program.
    Community development activities included creating a forum to promote the environment and natural resources of the region, as well as teaching firearm safety and hunter safety.
    The top chapters are submitted to the National FFA Organization where they compete for the National FFA Chapter Award. The competition will be this fall at the 87th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky.
    The Missouri FFA has 25,852 members representing 334 chapters. The national organization has more than 579,000 members representing 7,570 local chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
    The FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
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