The NCHS FFA sent a group of students to the Illinois FFA State Convention, held on June 13 through 15 at the Bank of Springfield Convention Center in Springfield. The NCHS Chapter brought home numerous awards from the convention, which are listed on page B8, along with more photos from the convention. NCHS Students attending
A photo gallery of pictures from the Washington County Fair. We will add to this as we get more photos put on nash-news.com Updated (Glow Run, 10:53 a.m., Friday, July 14) Updated (Reader-Submitted Photos, 2:57 p.m., Friday, July 14. Received courtesy of Jamie Juenger and Chris & Dee Geppert) Updated (ITPA Tractor Pull Photos, 3:39
Down On The Farm – Washington County Farm Bureau “Ag In The Classroom” Takes Area Students To A Working Dairy
Dairy Farmer Mike Chwasczinski visits with the students before the dairy tour at Maple Hill Farm. By Deb Sauerhage Lehde Local students had a chance to learn about dairy farming during a recent dairy tour hosted by Washington County Farm Bureau. Kindergarten, first and second grades from St. Ann’s in Nashville, and first
Members who participated were, BACK ROW, Alex Johannes, Austin Schorfheide, Tyler Jahnke, Tabor Kozuszek, Bailey Schorfheide, Holli Fullerton, and Emily Stern, and FRONT ROW, Emily Wisely, Danya Parrish, Mady Reichmann, Johnna Bergmann, Reighn Stofferahn, Karlie Voss, and Liz Biermann. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter The Nashville FFA Horticulture team recently brought home some
Contestants included, FROM LEFT, Mason Niedbalski, Carli Hoffman, Austin Schorfheide, and Callie McClay. By Alex Johannes, Chapter Reporter On April 26, members of the Nashville FFA Chapter attended the District V Job Interview Career Development Event held at the SIU College of Agriculture Sciences. This contest is designed to help members enhance their
Cole Herrmann, ABOVE, and Mason Niedbalski, BELOW, shown with NCHS FFA Advisor Julie Bond-Ledford, both received FFA State Proficiency Awards. By Alex Johannes, NCHS FFA Chapter Reporter Herrmann Cole Herrmann won the State Proficiency Award in Specialty Crop Production from his record books on the 9,000 mums he and his family grow at Country Kids
I wandered lonely as a Cloud That floats on high o’er Vales and Hills, When all at once I saw a crowd A host of dancing Daffodils; Along the Lake, beneath the trees, Ten thousand dancing in the breeze. The waves beside them danced, but they Outdid the sparkling waves in glee: – A poet
4-H Pistol Club Welcomes New Members Washington County 4-H has added a Pistol Club to their Shooting Sports program for the 2017 season. To participate in the Pistol Shooting Sports Club, youth must be age 12 or older. Cost will be approximately $13 per child, per session. This will cover range feeds, targets and ammo.
By Mallory Unverfehrt, Section 22 FFA Reporter Extemporaneous, Prepared, and Creed speaking were performed on February 15 at Marissa High School for the Section 22 Public Speaking CDE (Career Development Event). There were 40 students and ten schools in attendance. Extemporaneous public speaking consisted of competitors randomly drawing three topics and selecting one to
By Mallory Unverfehrt, Section 22 FFA Reporter What do you look forward to for this year’s state convention? Section 22 FFA has many things to look forward to at this year’s state convention! Section 22 will have members receiving state degrees, heritage and coop awards, and compete in State Final CDE’s (Career Development Events).