Each month members of the Sleepy Eye FFA team chose Members of the Month. This month Isaac Braun, Jeni Kotten, Marisa Martinez and Matt Schroepfer are featured.

Member of the Month

Isaac Braun, Grade 12:

Years in FFA: 3

Reason for joining FFA: I thought it would be a fun experience and wanted to meet new people.

CDE Team: Soils

What you like about your CDE Team: My teammates were awesome.

Something you are looking forward to this year: Going to State Convention.

Favorite FFA activity: Timberland

What award are you most proud of? My State Degree I am earning this year.

Member of the Month

Jeni Kotten, Grade 9:

Years in FFA: 3

Reason for joining FFA: I wanted to expand my agricultural experience and learn how to be a leader.

CDE Team: BIG and Dairy Handler

What you like about your CDE Team: I get to test my knowledge on FFA and get to show a cow.

Something you would like to try in FFA: I’d like to try and build my leadership skills and become a chapter officer.

What have you learned from FFA and Ag. Class? I’ve learned about food and nutrition, animal care, how to be safe and about leadership.

Favorite FFA activity: Safety Day at Farmfest

What award are you most proud of? Discovery Degree

Member of the Month

Marisa Martinez, Grade 10:

Years in FFA: 3

CDE Team: Dairy Foods

What you like about your CDE: I like trying to identify the milks and cheeses.

What have you learned from FFA and Ag. Class? I learned about all the different careers that involve agriculture.

Something you would like to try in FFA: I would like to try to become an officer at some point.

Favorite FFA activity: Safety Day at Farmfest

What award are you most proud of? Greenhand Degree

Officer of the Month

Matt Schroepfer, Grade 12:

Years in FFA: 6

FFA Office: Vice President

Reason for joining FFA: Mrs. Hoffmann convinced me that FFA is a great organization to be involved in.

What you like about your office: I get to run the FFA meetings when our president is absent. It is also great to know I am helping the Sleepy Eye FFA Chapter.

CDE Team: Soils

Favorite FFA Activity: Timberland Leadership Camp

What awards are you most proud of? I was the Star Greenhand my freshman year and I was a 6 Star Leader for the summer of 2011. I am also getting my State FFA Degree this year.