Hannan High School FFA members celebrated each day by going to school dressed up to support FFA. From plaid to boots, to the official FFA colors of “national blue and corn gold,” students had fun with their agricultural-related get ups.
According to Jenna Meeks, an Agriculture Education Instructor and the Hannan FFA Advisor, the students worked hard to get the word out about FFA.
Teachers and staff members at HHS also enjoyed a different treat each day that was delivered by the FFA students.
But students at Ashton Elementary received an even bigger treat from the FFA chapter on Friday morning.
Four lessons were presented to each third grade class. They included food products in their presentations and related them to agriculture education.
For example, with the apple lesson, Hannan students asked the third graders how much of the earth did they think produced food. With the corn lesson, students witnessed first hand what a corn kettle looks like and all the parts that make up the tiny seed.
Third graders also enjoyed a pizza and ice cream lesson. For those lessons, they learned about where the ingredients come from.
Those educating Mr. Green’s third grade class included HHS FFA Secretary Abigail Bush, Cassie Parsons, Casey Rowe, and Austin Akers. Mrs. Byus’ students enjoyed the lessons with HHS FFA Reporter Daniel Black, Tiffany Adkins, Dakota Campbell, and Shelbie Waugh. And HHS FFA President Alex Facemyer, HHS FFA Treasurer Zac Jenkins, HHS FFA Sentinel Kaitlynn Hughes, Colt Campbell, and Brad Fannin, provided a fun experience for those in Mrs. Withers’ third grade classroom.
“We are providing fun and exciting lessons to these young students,” Meeks said. “They are learning about the dairy industry and how to dissect a corn kettle through these lessons, as well as enjoying healthy food.”