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Ellsworth FFA activities told

On Oct. 2, members traveled to Madison for the World Dairy Expo. Members took part in the Dairy Cattle, Dairy Food and Crop judging teams. The Dairy Cattle team took 63rd out of 130 teams, while the Dairy Food team took ninth out of 83 teams. The crop judging teams were judged individually. The crop team consisted of Bailey Schingledecker and Kennedy Kunkel. The Dairy Food team members were Alex Donnelly, Zach Hines and Conner Bjork. The Dairy Cattle team was Abby Leonard, Colten Hines and Alex Brand.1 / 3
State Officer Thomas Olson visited Ellsworth agriculture classes on Oct. 14. Olson worked with classes and taught students about agriculture, FFA and leadership by doing fun activities.2 / 3
On Oct. 13, members enjoyed a day of paintballing. They traveled to Osseo and met up with four other FFA chapters. Members who attended, from left to right, were: Conner Bjork, Wyatt Roed, Jacob Kinneman, Alex Brand, Darby Degross, Kelsey Betthauser, Whitney Owen and Bailey Schingledecker.3 / 3

Corn Drive’s back

The Ellsworth FFA is bringing back the Corn Drive. Members are collecting money and corn donations for Camp Courage, which will benefit children and adults with physical disabilities. If interested in donating, please call Ellsworth FFA advisor, Katie Christenson, at 715-273-3904. Donations will be collected through Sunday, Dec. 1. They’re appreciated!

2013-2014 officer team named

Serving as the Ellsworth 2013-2014 FFA Officers are: President Kali Schaar, Vice President Logan Radkey, Secretary Jenna George, Treasurer Rachel Pieper, Reporter Jill Kinneman, Sentinel Rhett Borth, Student Advisor Alex Donnelly and Advisor Katie Christenson.

Upcoming events previewed

Here are some upcoming events for the Ellsworth FFA:

--Fruit Sale. The FFA will sell pears, apples, oranges, grapefruit, mixed fruit box options, cheese curds, cheese spreads, sausages, popcorn, nuts, coffee and frozen pizza from Pizza Man. To purchase any of these items, call Mrs. Christenson at 715-273-3904. The sale will run from now through Thursday, Nov. 28. All of these items will be delivered in time for Christmas. All the money will benefit FFA members to attend career developments, leadership events and many other activities.

--National Convention. Nine students will attend the National Convention in Louisville, Ky. They are: Alex Donnelly, Rhett Borth, Jenna George, Conner Bjork, Hannah Nelson, Kennedy Kunkel, Bailey Schingledecker, Colten Hines and Zach Hines.

--Services. Need help shoveling a sidewalk/walkway? Like help putting up Christmas lights? If so, give the Ellsworth FFA a call at 715-273-3904. There is no cost.