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  Stars Over Illinois, Newly Elected State Officers, More CDE and Agriscience Results  
  Mindy Bunselmeyer  6/12/2020 2:26:00 PM  
     
 

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****TOP PRIORITY**** 

NOW is your LAST CHANCE to upload photos for convention recognitions:

  • State & American FFA Degrees

    Click here to submit photos of degree recipients in Official Dress and with their SAEs no later than June 15, 2020.
  • National Chapter Award Winners

    • Please click here to submit those photos no later than June 15, 2020.

Illinois FFA Virtual Convention - Live Streaming Link

  • NOTICE:  The Introduction of the Session Chair/s takes place at 6:00 p.m. and the actual session takes place at 7:00 p.m. every evening we are premiering the 92nd Annual Illinois FFA Convention Sessions.  Some days we will also premier convention promos during the day, but ALL session content with the exception of the Elections tomorrow night at 5:00 p.m. are set to Premier at 7:00 p.m.  

  • Click here to view the Virtual Convention Agenda 

****NEW Information****

  1. 2020 - 2021 Illinois FFA Major State Officer team Elected

  2. 2020 Star Over Illinois

  3. State Ag Education CDE Results 

  4. State Agriscience Results

 

  1. 2020 - 2021 Illinois FFA Major State Officer team Elected

  • President, Lexi Mueller, Valmeyer FFA

  • Vice President, Molly Schempp, Olympia FFA

  • Reporter, Margaret Vaessen, Amboy FFA

  • Secretary, Jordi Oliver, Vienna FFA

  • Treasurer, Emma Kuhns, Altamont FFA

  1. 2020 Star Over Illinois

Congratulations to our 2020 Stars Over Illinois!  

Star Agriscience of Illinois:  Eric Schafer, Taylorville FFA

Star Ag Placement of Illinois:  Lance Moritz, Streator  FFA

Star Agribusiness of Illinois:  Alea Ogle, Streator FFA

Star Farmer of Illinois:  Tanner Mickey, Taylorville FFA

  1. State Ag Education CDE Results 

THANK YOU Megan Coy, District 3 FCAE Program Advisor and all of the FCAE staff for coordinating and completing the 2020 State Ag Ed CDE!  Many, many thanks for all of your hard work, it is greatly appreciated and does NOT go unnoticed.  

Congratulations to the 17 students who competed in the Ag Ed Lesson Plan CDE!  All competitor's advisors will receive their students scorecards, comments and full results at a later date and time.

2020 Illinois FFA Ag Ed CDE Top 10:  

1. Madelyn Hubble - Normal

2 Kaitlyn Hamilton - Pontiac

3 Hayley Foss - Genoa Kingston

4 Chloe Hopkins - Eldorado

5 Payton Conner - Kewanee

6 Aubrey Thompson - United

7 Olivia Alka - Mt. Carmel

8 Abbey Brooks - Forreston

9 Luke Jesgarz - Shelbyville

10 Lydia Phelps - Marion

  1. State Agriscience Results

THANK YOU Jennifer Waters, District 3 FCAE Program Advisor and all of the FCAE staff for coordinating and completing the 2020 State Agriscience Fair!  Many, many thanks for all of your hard work, it is greatly appreciated and does NOT go unnoticed.  

2020 Illinois FFA Agriscience Fair Winners:  

National Entries: 

Division 2 Animal Systems  - Mason Fry & Carter Hitz, Southeastern FFA

Division 2 ESNR Systems - Owen Rigg & Jarrett Van Beck, Southeastern FFA

Division 2 Plant Systems -  Brilyn Lantz & Abigail Shaffer, Southeastern FFA

Division 2 Power, Structural & Technical Systems - Zoey Griswold & Kendra Lilly, Southeastern FFA

Division 3 Animal Systems - Lizzie Schafer, Taylorville FFA

Division 3 Environmental Services/National Resource Systems - Sara McGehee, Fairfield FFA

Division 3 Food Products & Processing Systems - Jordan Walder, Paxton-Buckley-Loda FFA

Division 3 Plant Systems - Summer Ramsey, Southeastern FFA

Division 3 Power, Structural and Technical Systems - Elaan Bader, Litchfield FFA

Division 3 Social Systems - Riley McGrath, Naperville Central FFA

Division 4 ESNR Systems - Elijah Leasman & Cooper Lee, Southeastern FFA

Division 4 Plant Systems - Rylee Beckel & Bailee Hilliard, Cisne FFA

Division 4 Social Systems - Cole Paulek & Lacey DeClerck, Taylorville FFA

Division 5 Animal Systems - Jadyn Henry, Southeastern FFA

Division 5 Food Products & Processing Systems - Melanie Jordan, Cisne FFA

Division 5 Plant Systems - Jessie Lewis, Massac County FFA

Division 5 Social Systems - Macenzie Ratliff, Orion FFA

Division 6 Plant Systems - Cullen Covlin & Matthew Grab, Freeburg FFA

Division 6 Social Systems - Gracie Corso & Trenton Lehman, Taylorville FFA

**** Environmental Services/Natural Resource (ESNR)

Illinois Agri-Women Honorees: 

Rylee Beckel & Bailee Hilliard, Cisne

Autumn Bruens & Elizabeth Reutter, Paxton-Buckley-Loda

University of Illinois Top Ten Projects in Alphabetical Order:

Autumn Bruens & Elizabeth Reutter, Paxton-Buckley-Loda

Cullen Covlin & Matthew Grab, Freeburg

Jadyn Henry, Southeastern

Melanie Jordan, Cisne

Brilyn Lantz  & Abigail Shaffer, Southeastern

Jessie Lewis, Massac County 

Riley McGrath, Naperville Central 

Summer Ramsey, Southeastern

Lizzie Schafer, Taylorville

Jordan Walder, Paxton-Buckley-Loda

**** PREVIOUS Information Shared****

**** WORTH Sharing Again****

CONVENTION Information:

Illinois FFA Convention 

IAVAT:

Virtual CDE Registrations

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

IAVAT Service Awards

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

IAVAT Virtual Trivia Night information

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

IAVAT Conference Timeline

  • Click here to view the most recent listserv with the conference plans

IAVAT Conference and CDE Updates

  • Click here to view the most recent listserv with these updates

IAVAT Board Updates

  • Click here to view the listserv with CDE Updates

Virtual Contest Opportunities

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

Membership Memos

  • Please complete this form if you would like to notify the Illinois FFA Center about an event in the lives of someone in our FFA Family. 

2020 - 2021 Illinois FFA CDE Schedule 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

IACCAI:  

  • Officers - Jeff Landers, JJC - President, Brian Clement, College of Dupage - Vice President, Doug Robb, WVCC - Treasurer, Jess Smithers, Richland - Secretary, Pete Fandel, ICC - Past President

  • 2020 Conference = October 8-9, 2020 in Joliet

PAS

  • Recent name change from Post-Secondary Ag Students to Professional Ag Students

  • Officers - President - Gwen Heimerdinger, 1st Vice-President - Ryan Reeverts, 2nd Vice-President - Rob Janssen, 3rd Vice-President - Mazi Walker

Illinois FFA:

 2020 Illinois FFA Honorary State FFA Degree Recipients

Census Grant - Click here for Census Contract Info 

State Proficiency Winners

Gratitude Time - Click here for a google form where you can send a "Note of Thanks" card to anyone who has impacted your life! 

Operation Rising Sun

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA State FFA Degree Approved Candidates

  • Click here to view the list of 2020 Illinois FFA State FFA Degree Approved Candidates

2020 Illinois FFA American FFA Degree Illinois Approved Candidates

  • Click here to view the list of 2020 Illinois FFA Candidates to be recommended for the American FFA Degree

Cards Vs. Cubs, Saturday, September 12, 2020

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

January 2020 Newsletter

  • Click here to view the latest Winter Edition Illinois Association FFA Newsletter 

Illinois FFA Convention - 1st Business Session - Proposed Constitutional Amendment

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center. 

Eldon Witt Scholarship Application - DUE May 15

Illinois FFA Board Updates

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Winter 2019 Illinois FFA Newsletter

  • Click here to view the 2019 Winter Illinois FFA Newsletter

Fall 2019 Illinois FFA Newsletter

  • Click here to view the 2019 Fall Illinois FFA Newsletter  

Trading Post for 2019 - 2020

Lock Box Practicums and Activities

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

FFA Board August Updates

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

 2020 Illinois FFA State Convention Hotel Block Open

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Alumni and Supporters:

Illinois FFA Alumni & Supporters Raffle postponed and Scholarship updates

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Alumni Annual Meeting & Auction Update 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Alumni Auction - Chapter Baskets

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois FFA Center:

Illinois FFA Center Hours & Updates 

WE ARE OPEN - However, all staff will be in the office on a rotational basis keeping our number of those gathered in one set location under 10 through Phase 3 protocol.  We thank you for your continued patience as we work through this schedule and are staffed on a limited basis.  

Celebrate our Staff - Tammy Yard, Proudly Serving Illinois FFA Center since April 30, 2007

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

Illinois FFA Center Survey

  • PLEASE Click here to complete a survey that will provide guidance and direction for the Illinois FFA Center and State Staff.

Ag Ed/FFA State Chats

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center

John Edgar Named SIUC College of Ag Outstanding Early Career Alumni

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Interns for Summer 2020 & Bill Johnson Legislative Intern

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA:

Illinois Foundation FFA April Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA March 13, 2020 Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA February 14, 2020 Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA January 28, 2020 Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA January Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA December Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

Illinois Foundation FFA November Update

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

2019 - 2020 Local Collection Drive Kickoff Listserv 

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

2018 - 2019 Illinois Foundation FFA Report 

Industry Friends of agricultural education posts:

Illinois Corn Marketing Boards Supports Your Local Chapter

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

DEKALB Agricultural Accomplishment Award

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

2020 GROWMARK Essay Contest Results

  • Click here to view the listserv message sent by the FFA Center.  

National FFA:

National FFA Updates

***DATES & DEADLINES - Remember***

  • June 15 - IAVAT Board Meeting & Section Chairs Meeting

  • June 16 - Illinois FFA State Public Speaking LDE - virtually 

  • June 16 - 18 - IAVAT Conference

  • July 3 - FFA Center Closed - 4th of July HOLIDAY

  • July 13 - 17 - Virtual Presentation of Illinois FFA State Degrees

  • July 20 - 23 - Illinois FFA Virtual State Convention


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Mindy Bunselmeyer
Illinois FFA Center
Phone: 217-753-3328 Cell: 217-412-5646
Email: mbunselmeyer@illinoisffa.org
Address: 3221 Northfield, Springfield, IL 62702
 
     
 
 
     
     
 
 
     
     
 
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