FFA Attends NYS Convention in Buffalo

FFA Attends NYS Convention in Buffalo
Posted on 05/07/2024

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1--

Greenwich FFA had a great first day at the NY State FFA Convention! Highlights of our day included:

- 🥇Caroline Kelly’s State Winning Proficiency in Beef Production Entrepreneurship 
- 🥇A State Champion Parliamentary Procedure team consisting of Allison Chuhta, Serena Drost, Kayla Stewart, Chloe Bentzen,
       Caroline Kelly, and Rylee DeLuca (for the 2nd year in a row!!)
- 🥇Levi Murray and Kylie Lundberg fiercely competing in the Discussion Meet contest (awaiting results) 
- 🥇Olivia Davis receiving her very own FFA Jacket as part of the NY FFA Jacket Award!

Tomorrow is filled with more contests, tours and activities so stay tuned for the rest of our endeavors!

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Day 2--

Another awesome day for Greenwich FFA! Day 2 state convention highlights: 

- 🥇Kylie Lundberg as the State Champion in the Discussion Meet contest!! 
- 🥇Caroline Kelly’s state winning proficiency in Agricultural Sales! 
- 🥇Sr. Quiz Bowl Teams making it through multiple rounds and our veteran team, consisting of Alyssa St. Mary, Allison Michel,
       Serena Drost and Chloe Bentzen, placing in the top 8 in the state out of 62 teams!! 
- 🥇Keegan Clayton as one of the top 6 Jr. Creed Speakers in NYS! 
- 🥇Levi Murray placing in the top 8 in the Discussion Meet Contest!
- 🥇Noah Davis as one of the top 6 in the state in Employment Skills and Sr. Extemporaneous Speaking! 

Tomorrow is our final day in BuFFAlo and we could not be more proud of our students thus far! We can’t wait to see what day 3 of convention brings!

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Day 3--

Our final day of the NYS FFA Convention did not disappoint!

- 🥇Mr. Chris Kelly was awarded the NYS Golden Owl Award which names him NY Ag Educator of the Year! Mr. Kelly is a humble
       and fearless leader who truly has an impact on anyone he comes across. We are SO lucky to have him at GCS. 
- 🥇Our chapter is officially a Nationally Gold Ranking Chapter
- 🥇5 Empire Degrees were awarded to Chloe Bentzen, Allison Chuhta, Serena Drost, Alyssa St. Mary and Kayla Stewart. The Empire Degree is the highest award one can receive in NYS FFA. 

And finally, our very own Chapter President, Noah Davis, is officially installed at the 2024-2025 NYS FFA Reporter! We are so proud of Noah!

As we head back to the 518, we have so much to be grateful for and so many students to be proud of! Here’s to the 99th NYS FFA Convention!

Next year is convention 100 and we can’t wait!

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