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Parent-Member Banquet - 4/12/13

Posted by McKenzie Wallace on April 18, 2013 at 4:15 PM Comments comments (1)

Congratulations to FFA members who received pins, awards, and recognition at the annual Parent-Member Banquet held on April 12 in the gym.  We had over 200 attendees.  The evening consisted of a potluck meal with meat from the Madison County Pork Producers, awards, video presentation, raffle, and door prizes.  A special to thanks to Ms. Harle who received her Honorary Degree.

FFA Week - 2/26/13

Posted by McKenzie Wallace on February 26, 2013 at 8:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The O-M FFA Chapter hosted several activities for FFA Week including a junior high and high school BAGS Tournament, Elementary Coloring Contest, and "Kiss A Pig" fundraiser.  Congratulations to all the winners and thank you everyone for participating.

O-M Classic - 2/1/13

Posted by McKenzie Wallace on February 26, 2013 at 8:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The 2013 O-M Classic Youth Sheep and Swine Show is officially on!  The show date will be Saturday, June 1st, 2013 at the Adair County Fairgrounds.  We are excited to announce the addition of a goat show to our lineup and a partnership with Guthrie Center FFA who will be hosting a show on Sunday, June 2nd.

Iowa Pork Congress - 1/24/13

Posted by McKenzie Wallace on February 8, 2013 at 1:35 PM Comments comments (0)

 Eleven freshman O-M FFA members traveled to the Iowa Pork Congress in Des Moines to compete in the annual livestock judging contest.  Congratulations to Blake Eddy, Joey Huntington, Jesse Johnson, and Amber Rinke who placed 8th as a team out of 131 teams.  Blake was the 25th individual and Jesse was 34th (511 total participants). It was a fun day of learning about pigs!

National Convention - 10/25/12

Posted by McKenzie Wallace on November 2, 2012 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)
Just back from the 85th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, IN.  
O-M FFA members had a great time at the event!  
Activities included tours at John Deere Works (Moline, IL), Keystone Steel & Wire 
(Peoria, IL), NCAA Hall of Champions, FFA Career Show and Expo, 
Indianapois 500 Motor Speedway, and Fair Oaks Dairy (Fair Oaks, IN).  
Members also participated in the Go-Ape Treetop Adventure where they climbed trees,
 completed 29 tree to tree crossings, 5 ziplines, and 2 tarzan swings.  
So much fun!  The group also got to check out the Brantley Gilbert / Band Perry 
Concert and Opening Session featuring Scott Hamilton.  
Can't wait for the 86th Convention next year in Louisville, KY!

District Soil Judging - 9/26/12

Posted by McKenzie Wallace on September 27, 2012 at 5:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Congratulations to the O-M Soil Judging Team who placed 5th at
Districts and advanced on to State (October 6th).  Members were Merritt Caviness, Chantz Davidson, Cole Tanner, and Tom Walter.  Cole was the 10th place individual and Merrit was 13th.  Good Job!


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