Each month the Sleepy Eye FFA features a Member of the Month. This month those featured include Chris Linan, Ken Capacia, Ashley Helget and Katelyn Johnson.

Name: Katelyn Johnson (Officer of the Month)

Grade in school: 12th grade

Years in FFA: 4 years

Why you joined FFA: My friends joined FFA, so I decided to join too.

Office: Historian

What you like about your officer position: Younger members look up to me because I have gone through an experience that they might not have.

Career Development Event (CDE) Team: Dairy Foods Team

What you like about your CDE: I like the different types of cheese and knowing the rules that are needed for a safe product for the consumer.

Favorite FFA activity: State FFA Convention.

Something you’d like to try in FFA and/or what you are looking forward to the most this year: I’m looking forward to State Convention because I love meeting new members from different Chapters.

What you have learned by being in FFA and Ag. class: I have learned how to speak in front of my peers without getting nervous.

Awards that you have earned that you are most proud of: ­I am most proud of my Chapter Degree and I will be getting my State Degree at State Convention this year.