Orient-Macksburg FFA

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O-M FFA Advisor

Ms. McKenzie Wallace


General Info:

Ms. Wallace grew up in Menlo, Iowa.  Growing up, she was actively involved in 4-H and FFA showing horse, lamb, visual arts, and communication projects.  While in high school, she worked on a research SAE project studying the effects of pit additives on hog manure pits, which allowed her to win the Animal Science division at the state Agri-Science Fair and present at National Convention.  She has worked at several agricultural jobs such as:  Adair County Vet Clinic, Timber Creek Therapies, ISU Lauren Christian Swine Breeding Farm, and Palm Partnership Training in Ocala, Florida.


Post Secondary Education:

Kirkwood Community College - Graduated in 2005 with an AAS degree in horse science technology.

Iowa State University - Graduated in 2010 with a BS degree in agriculture education.


What's awesome about FFA?

It lets students take what they learn in the classroom setting and APPLY it!  Members also get to work on their leadership, communication, and career development skills which will help them succeed either at college or in the workforce.  It is also great that ANYONE that has an interest in agriculture can be in FFA, not just farm kids.


Favorite CDE?

All of them!  But if she had to pick one, it would obviously be horse judging.


Contact:

641-337-5061 ext. 119 or [email protected]

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