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Summerland FFA chapter experiences growth, success

 

February 24, 2022

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Natural resources students Lizette Marino and Ashley Melcher conduct an experiment on soil properties, functions and structures.

The expansion of an agriculture education program has boosted membership in Summerland's FFA chapter.

Advisor Jacob Goldfuss said 46 students, grades seven through 12, participate in the organization which combines classroom learning, field experience and community service.

It's the largest group since the Summerland chapter originated last year.

Goldfuss' credits his enthusiasm for ag education and FFA to his high school career, at O'Neill Public Schools.

"The organization and classes help students enhance their leadership abilities/skills, time management, communication (written and oral)...



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