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The Sleepy Eye Herald Dispatch - Sleepy Eye, MN
  • SE FFA Members of the Month recognized

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  • Bethany Seifert
    Officer of the Month
    Grade in School: 10th at SE Public
    Years in FFA: 4
    Office: Reporter
    What you like about the officer position: I like writing articles. I like showing the community what our chapter does.
    Career Development Event (CDE) Team: Dairy Cattle Evaluation
    What you like about your CDE: I live on a dairy farm so I’m used to being around the cows. It’s also something I do well.
    Favorite FFA Activity: State FFA Convention
    Something you’d like to try in FFA and/or what you’re looking forward to the most this year: I’m looking forward to State FFA Convention and Timberland.
    What you have learned by being in FFA and Ag. class: I have learned how to be a leader and I’ve made many new friends in FFA. Also, I have learned about the history of FFA and how to weld in Ag. class.
    Awards that you have earned that you are most proud of: I placed third at Regions for the Best Informed Greenhand Competition and second at Regions for Dairy Evaluation last year. I also got third at the Crop Show for the past two years and I was the Chapter Star Greenhand last year.
     
    Caleb Trebesch
    Grade in School: 7th at SE Public
    Years in FFA: 1
    Why you joined FFA: Because it’s fun and you get to be involved in activities
    Favorite FFA Activity: Brown County Fair with my chickens
    Something you’d like to try in FFA or what you’re most looking forward to this year: I want to be on a CDE team and I am looking forward to the fair this summer
    What you have learned by being in FFA and Ag. class: There are many different kinds of activities to be involved in and you learn about agriculture
    Awards that you have earned that you are most proud of: Ribbons at the fair and crop show ribbons which I received 7th place overall
     
    Natalie Sellner
    Grade in school: 8th at St. Mary’s
    Years in FFA: 1
    Why you joined FFA: To meet new people and try something new
    Page 2 of 2 - Favorite FFA Activity: Crop Show
    Something you’d like to try in FFA or what you’re most looking forward to this year: I am looking forward to being involved in a CDE team in the future
    What you have learned by being in FFA and Ag. class: I learned that there are many opportunities in FFA
    Awards that you have earned that you are most proud of: The two awards that I’m most proud of are the champions that I received for my ear corn and shelled corn at the crop show. I also place third overall in the 7th and 8th grade division.
     
    Jenna Soukup
    Officer of the Month
    Grade in School: 12th at St. Mary’s
    Years in FFA: 3
    Office: Reporter
    What you like about the officer position: That I can report about all the great things the FFA is doing and help my fellow officers put on chapter activities.
    Career Development Event (CDE) Team: Small Animals
    What you like about your CDE: The cool facts about the biology and life cycles of animals.
    Favorite FFA Activity: Leadership Camps
    Something you’d like to try in FFA and/or what you’re looking forward to the most this year: I’m most looking forward to state convention this year to hear the speakers and see everyone competing.
    What you have learned by being in FFA and Ag. class: That agriculture is a necessary and vital part of our society and that leaders are needed to make a positive influence on the lives of others
    Awards that you have earned that you are most proud of: Third individual at the state competition for Small Animals, Phoenix Award, Excellence Award
     
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