4 members of the Delavan-Darien FFA attended the 84th Wisconsin FFA Convention, June 10-13. Casey Truckey and Tessa Scott represented the chapter as official delegates and voted on Official business items as well as help select a new state officer to represent Section 10. Kelly McKinney and Megan Erickson also attended the convention. All members attended sessions as well as Leadership and Career Workshops as well the Career Show.
Members of the Delavan-Darien FFA will carve pumpkins into jack-o-lanterns. The jack-o-lanterns are then delivered to area assisted living facilities.
On Monday, September 24, 2012 four officers and one member of the Delavan-Darien FFA went to Section 10 Leadership Conference at the Elkhorn High School. It was a fun experience that let us socialize with different FFA chapters and meet new people. We also met and learned new ideas from the State Officers of Wisconsin as well as two National FFA Officers.
On Tuesday, October 2, 2012, members of the Delavan-Darien FFA went to World Dairy Expo in Madison, WI. We had one judging team that judged dairy products and another that judged dairy cattle. The rest of the members walked around to different booths and talked to the industry vendors, talked to different chapters and watched some judging.
Freshman Delavan-Darien FFA member Katie Greidanus competed at World Dairy Expo in the Junior Showmanship Contest. She made it through 3 preliminary heats to finish 10th in the finals.
On July 23-29, Breanna Sorg attend the National FFA Organization WLC Conference in Washington D.C. While there Breanna saw the Nation’s Historical sites and took part in a community service project, making 40,000 meals making meals for Nicaraugua. She also learned individual and group leadership skills. She would like to thank the Delavan-Darien FFA Alumni supporting her trip to Washington.
8 members of the Delavan-Darien FFA attended the Wisconsin State FFA Convention. Abigail Jensen ran for Section 10 State Officer as well as competed in the Prepared Speaking Contest. Abigail also recieved her State FFA Degree and was awarded Gold Rating on her Equine Science and Swine Production Proficiency areas. Nataline Duerig interviewed for one of the National Delegate positions. Breanna Sorg was awarded a Wisconsin FFA Alumni Scholarship to attend the Washington Leadership Conference. The chapter was also represented by Alex and Ben Parr, Denzel Jensen, Kelly McKinney and Casey Truckey, who attended the convention. Delavan-Darien FFA also recieved a Bronze Award on their National Chapter Application.
June 19-20th the Chapter officers met to plan the year and set goals for themselves and the Chapter. They worked to clean up the Delavan-Darien FFA Website and write their bios. The officers set the calendar and delegated the duties of organizing the various FFA activities throughout the year!
In December the FFA officers and the Alumni had dinner together at the Duck Inn. It was a great chance for the Alumni to bond with the team of officers.
This past week the Delavan Darien FF went to National Convention in Indianapolis bringing ten people. Those people were Jakob Brinkmeyer, Jeff Sorg, Breanna Sorg, Alex and Ben Parr, Denzel Jensen, Kelly McKinney, Ellen Schuttt, and Megan Erickson. Abby Jensen also went as a National Delegate and represented the state of WI.The members when to some nfluential workshops teaching them aabout importan life skills and ways to lead each other. The members also went to Convention Sessions in Conseco Field House as well as the Blake Shelton, with Steel Magnolia and Little Big town, the concert took place in Lucas Oil Stadium. The Members also went to the rodeo. The members had a great and aqwesome time at national Convention and hope to go again next year. The members also want to thank the Alumni and the Delavan Darien FFA for the support to go to National Convention.