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Rising Star – Kaylee Meador and Hannah Willett of the Rising Star FFA Chapter traveled to Huntsville, Thursday, December 1st, to compete in Texas FFA’s Leadership Career Development Events.
Kaylee and Hannah qualified for the state competition by finishing first or second in one of the state’s 57 district competitions and first or second in one of ten area competitions. A total of 6,197 entries began the statewide-tournament in 13 different events which reflect classroom instruction in basic leadership skills.
Ms. Willett placed 7th out of 750 students in the Greenhand Creed Speaking Contest. Ms. Meador placed in the top 20 of the Job Interview Contest which had over 537 contestants state wide.
The Texas FFA is the nation’s largest state FFA associations with a membership of more than 113,000 active FFA members. FFA programs teach skills in leadership, career development and personal growth. FFA gives students the opportunity to practically apply classroom knowledge to real-world experiences through local, state and national competitions.
Sam Houston State University has partnered with Texas FFA in hosting these competitions for 81 years.
Summer at Duke - 2017 Available Now!
Use your summer to prepare for college, learn from renowned professors, and experience a truly international program. Last Summer over 500 lucky high school students spent the month of July at Duke University taking classes, going on excursions, enjoying great residential activities, and making friends from around the world!
Visit our website to review the 2017 programs dates and details:
If you are currently in Grades 10 or 11, you can take classes with Duke Professors and earn college credit through Summer College.
If you are currently in grades 9 -12, you can enjoy personal enrichment classes with a global perspective through Summer Academy
Nicki Charles, Ed.D.
Director of Summer College and Summer Academy for High School Students
TodayA slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70. Windy, with a west southwest wind 5 to 15 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
TonightMostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 44. Windy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
SundaySunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a northwest wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
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