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By LuAnn Schindler

Local FFA chapter president builds on his rural roots

National FFA Week


February 21, 2024

When Gavin Whiting was a freshman at Summerland Public Schools, he decided to attend the kickoff meeting for a new activity - FFA.

"I didn't know much about it ... It sounded like fun, so I figured I'd give it a try," said Whiting, who resides on a farm southwest of Ewing.

That was two years and multiple FFA experiences ago.

Since then, Whiting has participated in a variety of agriculture classes at Summerland Public Schools, participated in FFA leadership and career activities and currently serves as chapter president.

As a freshman and sophomore, Whiting participated in Ag Issues, a conferen...

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