Plano West FFA Update

January 13-January 17

FFA Meeting-Tuesday

Tuesday January 14th

6:30pm

Mrs.Graf's Room

Dinner Provided

Plano West FFA Booster Club Meeting

Tuesday January 14th

6:30pm

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State Officer Visit

The 2019-2020 Traveling State Officer Team is coming to visit!!!


Tuesday 1/14

Shepton

1:30-3:30


They will present to Mr.Webster's classes at Shepton. If you are interested in attending, but not in Mr. Webster's Shepton classes. Please reach out to Mr.Webster to coordinate attending.


Practicum will attend the 6th period session!

CDE Practices

Landscape-Thursday 1/16-B Block-Jasper

Floriculture-Thursday 1/16-B Block-Jasper

Milk Quality-Thursday 1/16-5:30pm-Jasper-Mr.Webster's Room

Poultry-Wednesday 1/15-7:00am-Jasper-Mr.Webster's Room

Horse-Thursday 1/16-7:00am-Jasper-Mr.Webster's Room

Vet Science-Thursday 1/16-A &/or B Lunch-Mr.Graf's Room

Dairy Cattle-Thursday 1/16-4:30pm-Mr.Graf's Room

FFA Week T-Shirt Sponsors

We need companies & other local business to sponsor our FFA Week T-Shirts. Below is the sponsorship form. Please reach out to and work on getting us sponsors. Each dollar donated will directly to FFA members fundraising goals. All sponsorship forms are due by Wednesday February 8th.

Poultry Barn Clean Up

MANDATORY for all students who showed chickens and housed them at the project center. You MUST bring your barn key card with you.


Wednesday January 15th

5-7pm


If you are looking for an SAE Project or just want to come out and help feel free to attend!

National FFA Scholarship Deadline

National FFA Scholarship is due Wednesday January 15th


https://www.ffa.org/participate/grants-and-scholarships/scholarships/

2020-2021 Steer Showing

Any student wishing to show a steer during the 2020-2021 school year needs to make an appointment to meet with Mr. Graf before February 21, 2020. john.graf@pisd.edu

Fundraising Goals

We have a goal for all FFA members who participate on an LDE team to raise $100 in fundraising money to help cover the cost of entry fees, travel, props, etc. Please review the list below. If you haven't met you goal you can always seek sponsorship for our FFA week T-shirts, sell Cristina's vouchers, or pecans!



Email Mrs.Graf if you have missing $ towards your goal.

National FFA Week

February 22-29, 2020


More details to come! Read all about it here!

https://www.ffa.org/national-ffa-week/


If you are interested in helping plan for Plano West National FFA Week email Mrs.Graf and she will get you with the committee cristen.graf@pisd.edu

Texas FFA State Convention-Save the Date

All FFA Members are invited to attend the Texas FFA State Convention over the summer for a week of FUN and FFA!!!


Location: Dallas, TX


Dates: July 6th-10th


More details to come!!! Plano West FFA will travel and attend the convention together!

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!!!

Texas Farm Bureau Scholarship

Learn more about the different scholarships:

https://txfb.us/TXNEscholarships20


Application details, eligibility and more:

https://txfb.us/TFBscholarships


Due March 2nd

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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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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