Plano West FFA Update

March 2nd - March 8th

CDE Practices

Landscape-Thursday 3/5-B Block-Jasper - Online Contest

Floriculture-Thursday 3/5-B Block-Jasper - Online Contest

Milk Quality-None

Poultry-Wednesday 3/4-7:00am-Jasper-Mr.Webster's Room

Horse: Thursday 3/5 - 7am at Jasper

Dairy Cattle & Vet Med: Ask Mr.Graf on Wednesday

Cookie Dough Fundraiser - PICK UP

If you ordered cookie dough, it will be delivered this week!!!


Wednesday, March 4th

4pm

Mrs. Graf's Classroom

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.

Plano West Invitational CDE Shirt

Please order your shirt and your parents shirt for our contest!! The shirts are FREE!!! DEADLINE-Friday February 28th!!!!!!!!!!!!


Monday-March 23rd

ALL STUDENTS & PARENTS must help!!!!

*Parents please plan to be at Plano West by 3:30pm*

We are hosting a fundraiser and we will have over 500 students competing in our contest. We will need as much help as possible. This is a fundraiser and great learning experience. It keeps the cost waaay down for our students. Please plan on a fun night with Plano West FFA!


We will meet on Sunday March 22nd at 4:30pm to set up the contest and get duties assigned! Pizza provided!

Upcoming CDE Contests

March 24th- NCTC Horse Judging

March 25th- Northwest Invitational CDE

March 26th- Tarleton Invitational CDE

March 31st- Alvarado/Cleburne Invitational CDE/ Texas A&M Commerce CDE

April 1st- Heart 'O Texas CDE

April 15th- Area V CDE (Horse)

April 21st- Area V CDE

Practicum in Agriculture Informational Meeting

MANDATORY

Thursday April 23rd

5:30-6:30

A1217-Mrs.Graf's Room

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!

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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Michael McGill Scholarship

Due April 1st

Application Attached

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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
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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