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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • Sleepy Eye FFA recognizes members

  • Each month, a few Sleepy Eye FFA members are chosen to be Members of the Month. Also, an officer from the chapter officer team will be named Officer of the Month. These members were recognized based on their involvement in FFA and going above and beyond with FFA activities and programs.
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  • Each month, a few Sleepy Eye FFA members are chosen to be Members of the Month. Also, an officer from the chapter officer team will be named Officer of the Month. These members were recognized based on their involvement in FFA and going above and beyond with FFA activities and programs. This month, the members of the month are: Dylan Dockter, Madlyn McMullen and Samantha Banken. The Officer of the Month is Emily Kjelshus.
     
    DYLAN DOCKTER
    Member of the Month
  • Year in school: Senior.
  • How many years have you been in FFA? Six years.
  • Why did you join FFA? To learn more about FFA.
  • CDE team you are on: Horse judging.
  • What you like about your CDE: It’s all about horses. Horses are my favorite animal.
  • Something you’d like to try in FFA and/or what are you looking forward to the most this year: National Convention.
  • What have you learned by being in FFA and Ag. class? Landscaping, animals, managing a budget, setting up a savings account and how to use a checkbook and a debit card.
  • List any awards you have earned that you are proud of: The Greenhand and Chapter degrees.
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    MADLYN MCMULLEN
    Member Of The Month
  • Year in school: Junior.
  • How many years have you been in FFA? Three.
  • Why did you join FFA? You learn a lot of skills, you are part of a group and FFA is also a lot of fun!
  • CDE team you are on: Dairy Foods.
  • What you like about your CDE: I enjoy the people who are in my group and we’re also good at judging dairy foods.
  • Something you’d like to try in FFA and/or what are you looking forward to the most this year: I am really looking forward to meeting new people and going to camps. You really learn a lot about FFA at camps.
  • What have you learned by being in FFA and Ag. Class? FFA is enormous. The whole U.S. is involved with FFA, which I think is interesting.
  • List any awards you have earned that you are proud of: Member of the Month.
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    SAMANTHA BANKEN
    Member Of The Month
  • Year in school: Junior.
  • How many years have you been in FFA? Five.
  • Why did you join FFA? It sounded like a blast and I wanted to be involved in something other than sports.
  • CDE team you are on: Horse Judging.
  • What you like about your CDE: The people are amazing and I get to be around horses.
  • Something you'd like to try in FFA and/or what are you looking forward to the most this year: I’d like to try being an officer and I’m mostly looking forward to National Convention this year.
  • What have you learned by being in FFA and Ag. Class? I’ve mostly learned from FFA how to be outgoing and I’ve also developed leadership skills.
  • List any awards you have earned that you are proud of: The Greenhand Degree, because it was the first one I received.
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    EMILY KJELSHUS
    Member Of The Month
  • Year in school: Senior.
  • How many years have you been in FFA? Four.
  • Why did you join FFA? To become a better leader and to help out Mrs. Hoffmann, our advisor with all of the activities the FFA does.
  • Officer position: Parliamentarian.
  • Your favorite part of being an officer: Helping Mrs. Hoffmann out with all the duties and also being around other officers.
  • CDE team: Dairy Evaluation.
  • What you like about your CDE: Getting to be around the cows and learning all about them.
  • Something you’d like to try in FFA and/or what are you looking forward to most this year: I want to get my State FFA Degree.
  • What have you learned by being in FFA & Ag. Class? How to weld and I will be learning how to do electrical work.
  • List any awards you have earned that you are proud of: Greenhand, Phoenix Award, and placing 3rd individually in the Region VI Dairy Competition.
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