MERCER COUNTY FFA DONTATES $500 TO EAGLE'S NEST FOR STUDENTS
The Mercer County FFA Chapter made its annual Christmas donation to the Eagle’s Nest Program for Students in Need. The chapter annually makes a donation to a local charity. Since 1988, the Aledo now Mercer County FFA has donated over $15000 to charity.
Anna Wagner- FFA Treasurer, Shalyn Lucas - FFA Reporter, Rebecka Larson - FFA Vice President, Carson Holmes- FFA Parliamentarian, Jennifer Hamerlinck- Mercer Co. Health Department, Robby Holtschlag- FFA Student Council Representative, Kaylee Ortberg - FFA Historian, Sheridan Hank - FFA President,
Kaelyn Boruff - FFA Sentinel, Kierstin Benson - FFA Secretary
Mercer County FFA - Section 4 Crop Judging Contest
The Mercer County FFA Chapter competed at the Section 4 FFA Crop Judging Contest held on November 14, 2019 at West Central High School. The varsity and novice teams both placed 4th in the 10 schools in Section 4. FFA members competing at the contest were:
Preston Howard, Katie Wagner, Robby Holtschlag, Erik Lee, Claire Adolphson, Jesse Lopez, Hailey Bull Maggie Bewley, Kali McCaw, Carson Holmes, Ashlyn DeFrieze, Savannah Gibson, Hailey Schartzkopf, and MacKenzie Hunn
SECTION 4 FORESTRY CONTEST
2019 SECTION 4 FFA FAIR - GRAND CHAMPION STEER
Congratulations to Meg Fowler for showing the Grand Champion Steer at the 2019 Section 4 FFA Fair held at the Roseville Fair Grounds on July 1st and 2nd!!!
MERCER COUNTY FFA ATTENDS
91st ILLINOIS FFA STATE CONVENTION
State Job Interview Leadership Development Event High Individual: Sheridan Hank was recognized for winning the state Job Interview LDE. Participants submit a résumé, complete job applications, and participate in mock interviews and practicums with a panel of possible employers.
Congratulations to both our Varsity and Novice forestry teams for receiving 3rd place at the Section 4 Forestry Contest. Rebecka Larson placed 6th overall varsity and Trace Seefeld 7th. Kaylee Ortberg placed 5th overall novice and Cody Callahan placed 6th.