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Spotlight on FFA

Travis Fehr

Travis Fehr is a junior at West Bend-Mallard High School and the son of Darren and Nora Fehr, of Plover. He serves as treasurer for the Hawkeye FFA Chapter.1.) Why FFA?:I am involved in FFA because it is fun, and, being an officer, we get to be in charge and make decisions.2.) FFA ...

Patrick White

Patrick White is a senior at Spencer High School and the son of Chuck White and Kathy Glatz, of Spencer. He serves as president of his FFA chapter.1.) Why FFA?:Being an FFA member is a tradition in my family. My grandfather and cousins were members, so I decided to join FFA.2.) FFA project:My ...

Kelsey Strandberg

Kelsey Strandberg is a junior at Manson Northwest Webster High School and the daughter of Michael and Jennifer Strandberg of Rockwell City. She serves as the vice president for the school FFA chapter.1.) Why FFA?:FFA has taught me much from leadership and responsibility to social and ...

Roder finds joy in cooking

REMSEN - He's a retired farmer, a former seed corn salesman, a gardener and a cook.Dick Roder, of Remsen, said he answers to all those titles.On the morning of Aug. 22, Remsen was busy in the kitchen..A bowl of cucumbers awaited pickling. Ripening tomatoes on the enclosed patio were awaiting ...

Tristen Goettsch

Tristen Goettsch attends Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove High School and a member of its FFA chapter. He is the son of Darron and Jeannia Uhl, and Andy Goettsch, of Battle Creek.1.) Why FFA?:I'm involved in FFA because it the only program in school that deals with farming and I'm a ...

Alicia Mogler

Alicia Mogler, will be a senior this fall at West Bend-Mallard High School. She is the daughter of Lynn and Amy Mogler, of West Bend, and serves as the secretary for the Hawkeye FFA Chapter.1.) Why FFA?:I am involved in FFA because of the great learning experiences and hands on activities. It ...

Michael Wittrock

Michael Wittrock is a senior at Glidden-Ralston High School in Glidden. He is the son of Brenda and Dennis Wittrock, of Glidden and is the G-R FFA chapter's retiring president.1.) Why FFA?:I'm in FFA because I feel it helps develop skills that will be useful to have in life, like leadership and ...

Luke Nielsen

Luke Nielsen will be a junior this fall at West Bend-Mallard High School. He is the son of Susan Nielsen and the late Larry Nielsen of Gilmore City and serves as sentinel for the Hawkeye FFA Chapter.1.) Why FFA?:To have fun and to be involved in an agriculture program.2.) FFA project:I ...

Kristina Luscombe

Kristina Luscombe is a senior at Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove and a member of that school's FFA chapter.1.) Why FFA?:I am involved with FFA because it is a great opportunity to be involved with the community. Our chapter is a great resource for the community to help with things that ...

Hunter Lindgren

Hunter Lindgren, is a junior at Odebolt-Arthur/Battle Creek-Ida Grove. He is the son of Scott and Stacy Lindgren and a member of the school's FFA chapter.1.) Why FFA?:To learn about agriculture and its fun; It is fun because I get to do farm related things with my friends. FFA has taught me ...