Plano West FFA Update

December 2nd-December 6th

Headstart Family Sponsorship for Christmas

We have adopted a student and his family from the Headstart School in Plano ISD for the holiday season. Please sign up to bring an item or two. Items must be returned to your ag teacher by Monday December 9th. Let's make this holiday season special for this family!

Good Luck at STATE Agricultural Issues Forum Team

This Friday December 6th the Ag Issues Team will compete at the STATE Contest!!


Emmalee Mohler

Chris Pabalan

Lindsay Vaughn

Sofia Gilani

Maddie Napier

Paige Sumner

Zoe Nguyen

Holiday FFA Event-Gingerbread Decorating

Thursday December 12th

6:00pm

City of Plano Environmental Education Center

4116 W Plano Pkwy

Plano, TX 75093


We will have a white elephant gift exchange. When you drop your $5 into the booster box let your teacher know and they will give you a pair of fun holiday socks! You will fill the socks with a $10 gift and then bring the filled socks the the holiday event!


Bring $5 cash in an envelope with your name on it to the booster club box in your ag classroom to cover the cost of this event. This will include your gingerbread barn and snacks!

District 7 Banquet

Tuesday December 3rd

5:30pm (Arrive by 5:15pm)

Haggard Party Barn

All Members Invited to Attend

Wear Official Dress

Recieve District LDE Banners

Watch District Talent Show

EAT EL QUESO for Dinner


RSVP Below- Turn in Alternative Transportation Form- Show Up (if you don't show... it will cost you $10)

CDE Informational Meeting

Tuesday December 10th


5:00pm

Ice Cream Sundaes Provided

Any students are interested in competing on any CDE Teams MANDATORY to attend!

We will distribute study materials and go over contest calendar!

Plano West FFA Calendar of Events

Ford Driving Skills for Life Academy

We are challenging Texas high school students to complete the Ford Driving Skills for Life Academy that will help make you and your friend’s safer drivers!

Each week the Texas FFA Foundation will draw a winner from those who have completed the online academy! We have a great sponsor in Ford Motor Company and Texas Ford Dealers. We hope you will participate and encourage your students, family and friends to join us.


More info found at http://bit.ly/2JKOlCL


Bring your certificate and you will receive a special spirit stick.


Weekly Prizes from Texas FFA

Dec. 2 – 6: Wireless Headphones /Airpods

Dec. 9 – 13: Apple iPad

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Senior Scholarship Information

Wednesday December 11th

5:15

Students & Parents are invited for a short review of the National FFA Scholarship and receive login information


I will also review Texas FFA Scholarship requirements


I will also distribute information about 50+ more scholarships for different agriculture science majors.


*Note- I will not have another time to distribute the National FFA Login Information so please make it a priority to attend.


This is a SENIORS only event. RSVP that you are attending and I will have your login info ready to go! If you don't RSVP it will just take a little bit for me to find your info.

Pecans for Sale

Contact Jamie Hanna to purchase jamiehanna@verizon.net
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Ordering an FFA Jacket

FFA Members are required to wear FFA Official Dress to many events! We strongly encourage students to have their own FFA Jacket!! Below are step by step directions on ordering a jacket! Don't forget a scarf for girls and tie for boys!!!

Vetericyn Scholarship

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Collin County Master Gardeners Scholarship

The CCMGA awards one annual $2,000 scholarship to a graduating high school senior who is a verifiable resident of Collin County, plans to attend a Texas college or university, and intends to major in a horticulture related field such as Botany, Entomology, Environmental Science, Environmental Studies, Forestry, Horticulture, Landscaping, Agricultural Sciences, and Ag Leadership & Development.


http://ccmgatx.org/community-service/scholarships.aspx

Texas & Southwest Cattle Raisers Scholarship

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Texas Farm Credit Scholarship

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Summer Opportunities

Below are several different agriculture camps. Plano West FFA does not sponsor or attend these events as a group. We just want to share so you can continue your agricultural education over the summer. Many have early deadlines (like January) so please review and apply!


Texas A&M Veterinary Enrichement Camp- https://bims.tamu.edu/future/veterinary-enrichment-camp/


Auburn Veterinary Camp-https://www.vetmed.auburn.edu/outreach/vet-camps/


Clemson Veterinary Camp-http://www.clemson.edu/summer/summer-scholars/vet-camp.html


Colorado State Veterinary Camp-http://www.cns-eoc.colostate.edu/scitrek/summer-vet-program/


Mississippi State Veterinary Camp- http://www.cvm.msstate.edu/outreach/veterinary-camp


Purdue Vet Camp-https://www.purdue.edu/vet/boilervetcamp/


Tufts Vet Camp-http://vetsites.tufts.edu/avm/


University of Georgia VetCamp- https://vet.uga.edu/education/k-12-programs/vetcamp/


University of Pennsylvania Veterinary Camp- https://www.vet.upenn.edu/education/admissions/summer-vets-program


Centenary Veterinary Science Camp- https://www.centenarysummerscholars.org/majors/veterinary-science-summer-camp/


Ohio State Veterinary Camp-

https://vet.osu.edu/prospectivestudent/buckeye-vet-camp

Remind

Students text @pwshffa to 81010

Parents text @ffapwsh to 81010

Plano West FFA Calendar of Events