Future farmers of America
FFA is an active organization at Du Quoin High School they deals with the agricultural field.
Members attend many events such as the Equine Judging Career Development Event and the National Farm Progress Show.
Mr. Robert Huntley is the FFA sponsor.
FFA and American Red Cross held their 2nd Annual Blood Drive in the Auxiliary Gym on Wednesday, Sept. 23. They collected 62 units of blood.
FFA holds an annual Teacher Appreciation luncheon to thank teachers for their hard work throughout the year.
Congratulations to Du Quoin High School FFA members Tyler Wilson, Waylan Melton Blaine Bradley, Braden Heape, and Jordan Henderson for their outstanding performance at last night’s Section 24 FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience Proficiency Awards contest. These students will be advancing to the District level in March. These five students, through their jobs/projects have earned in the past 12 month over $30,000.00 and invested over 3000 hours of labor. Besides their earnings they have greatly added to their portfolios of skills, tasks, and responsibilities that will help them succeed in the workforce.
Congratulation to FFA member Jordan Henderson for being recommended to the Illinois State FFA Association as a candidate for his Illinois State FFA Degree. Jordan will be recognized on stage during the 2016 Illinois State FFA convention this summer.
Congratulation to FFA member Sean Hall for placing in the top ten in last night’s Section 24 FFA Creed Public Speaking contest.
|February 9, 2016||FFA State Degree Interview||Shawnee High School Wolf Lake, Il.|
|February 18, 2016||FFA public speaking FFA proficiency awards||Shawnee High School Wolf Lake, Il.|
|March 11, 2016||FFA Ag. Mechanics||John A. Community College Carterville, Il.|
|March 15, 2016||FFA Ag. Awareness||Elverado High School Elkville, Il.|
|April 7, 2016||FFA Horticulture FFA Job Interview||Johnston City High School Johnston City, Il.|