Fifty-six Sleepy Eye FFA members traveled to the University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus, where they participated in the 89th Annual Minnesota FFA State Convention.

Fifty-six Sleepy Eye FFA members traveled to the University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus, where they participated in the 89th Annual Minnesota FFA State Convention. More than 3,600 FFA members, advisors and guests from throughout the state gathered for the convention Sunday, April 22 to Tuesday, April 24.

Sleepy Eye FFA Career Development Event (CDE) teams brought home plaques and success stories after competing at the state level. In the proficiency categories, Sleepy Eye individuals all placed in the top three in the state. Five were awarded as State Winner and will advance to Nationals. Sleepy Eye FFA was named the fourth top chapter in the state for the National Chapter Award and will advance to national competition.

Pick up a copy of the Herald-Dispatch to read all the award details!

Advisor Mary Hoffmann said, “I am so proud of all of the hard work that the Sleepy Eye FFA members show on a daily basis. Through their efforts with CDEs, their SAEs, Ag. courses, and Community Services projects, these members show, and earn, success through their great work ethic and dedication!”

The Sleepy Eye FFA members look forward to wrapping up the year with the Annual FFA Awards Banquet on Sunday, May 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Public School cafeteria.