Meeker FFA chapter competes in district contest

The Meeker FFA Chapter, represented by 36 members, traveled to Oak Creek for the district leadership conference and annual district speaking contests. Freshman Madison Shults won the annual creed speaking contest. Shults will now represent District 1 at the state FFA creed speaking contest held in conjunction with the 2013 Colorado State FFA Convention in Sterling in June 2013.

MEEKER I Thirty-six members of the Meeker FFA Chapter traveled to Soroco High School Nov. 10 for the district leadership conference and annual district speaking contests.

Meeker FFA team heads to state competition

Meeker High School FFA students presented “Should the USDA be provided funding to oversee domestic horse slaughter in the United States?” at the RBC Fair board meeting, Thursday, March 22, 2012. (Left to right) Brittany Smith, Torrie Gerloff, Katie Dinwiddie, Tristan Nielsen, and Kaylynn Dunham.

MEEKER I The Meeker FFA chapter will be participating in the State FFA Agricultural Issues Forum Career Development Event (CDE) April 30 during the 2012 Colorado State FFA Career Development Event Competition in Fort Collins, Colo. Members of the team are Kaitlyn Dinwiddie, Tristan Nielsen, Kaylynn Dunham, Torrie Gerloff and Brittany Smith. The team is […]

Meeker FFA Banquet

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Mariah Jensen, Ethan Overton, Sebastian Clarke, Collin Cochran, Lani Mataia and Stephanie Joos (front) pose before going on stage.

Meeker FFA pageant

MEEKER I The Meeker FFA Chapter will host its annual Mr. and Ms. Meeker Pageant on Thursday, Feb. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Fairfield Center.

FFA team at national convention

MEEKER I Members of the Meeker FFA Chapter in Colorado were one of 31 teams participating in the National FFA Agricultural Communications Career Development Event (CDE).

Meekerites demonstrate generosity again

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MEEKER I More than 325 dinner tickets were sold to the After Birth Ball held on May 21. Thanks to all those in attendance, the Friends of the FFA raised nearly $11,000 from the dinner, the live and silent auctions and the “kids’ coupon table.

Masons support FFA

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The Meeker Masons presented Maclaine Shults, FFA member, and Paul “Buckshot” Sheridan, representing Friends of the FFA, with a check in the amount of $1,110.

Letter to the Editor: Chamber, FFA partner

Dear Editor: The Meeker Chamber of Commerce has partnered up with the Meeker FFA Chapter to once again provide the community with a fun-filled family night that also celebrates one of Meeker’s oldest and most-honored ranching traditions.

FFA Farm Day at Meeker Elementary

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MES second graders Cori Mohr, Justin George, Tacy Crawford, Gael Samarripa, Matthew Goss and Anakaren Banda sit atop one of three tractors on display. Every year, Meeker Elementary School librarian Kay Bivens organizes “Farm Day” for her students. Meeker High School FFA students help Bivens guide MES students through the live displays and answer questions […]

FFA fun night

Come out for an evening of fun, karaoke, dancing and dinner with the Meeker FFA Chapter on April 25, at the Meeker School District administration building from 5-9 p.m.

Meeker FFA family fun night

Come out for an evening of fun, karaoke, dancing and dinner with the Meeker FFA Chapter on April 25, at the Meeker School District administration building from 5-9 p.m.

Judging team wins stock show

Maclaine Shults (bottom left), Stacey Fitzgibbons (bottom right), coach Clint Shults (top left) and Clay Carlson (top right) of New Raymer won a national title in livestock judging at the National Western Stock Show held last week in Denver. The team beat 12 other teams from across the country to qualify for the Highland National Contest in Scotland this coming June. The team won four divisions, placed second in another and earned a fifth place finish in another.

MEEKER I The Colorado FFA Reserve Champion Livestock Judging team of Maclaine Shults, Stacey Fitzgibbons and Clay Carlson (New Raymer FFA) beat 12 other FFA teams from all over the country last Saturday and brought home the FFA chapter’s first national contest championship.