Building Communtities

Environmental

Safe Waters

  • 15 members conducted water quality tests to monitor water quality

Citywide Clean-Up

  • 38 members helped cleanup trash and garbage throughout the city

Living to Serve Grant

  • $2,500 used for soil/water conservation

Out to the Farm

  • 32 FFA members toured 5 local farming operations learning about conservation

Project Earthbox

  • $2,200 was invested to purchase 16 Earthbox Garden Systems for conservation

Human Resources

High-Five We're Fighting Hunger

  • 24 members packaged $2,000 worth of meals with the entire 5th grade class

Cuddles for Kids Program

  • 45 members raised over $1,000 to make 94 tie blankets for local shelters

West Liberty After-School Program

  • 3 members assisted with after-school activities at the elementary school

All Class Reunion

  • 18 members helped with the welcome picnic and banquet for over 250 people

40th Annual Faculty Appreciation Breakfast

  • 29 members prepared breakfast for high school staff

Citizenship

Muscatine County Fair Sheep Pens

  • 32 members assembled 76 sheep and goat pens

Chamber of Commerce Holiday Open House

  • 14 members set up the holiday open house for 25 local business

Star Tree Project

  • $220 worth of gifts for 20 children

Food Pantry and Poinsettia Donation

  • Officers donated 8 fruit boxes to food pantry and 10 poinsettias to the nursing home

Stakeholder Engagement

Cultivating Business Partnerships

  • 5 new local business supporters sponsored $3,000

  • 6 other local annually pledge $5,000 for activities and provide volunteers

Jackets of Pride Campaign

  • Hills Bank sponsored 16 new jackets for FFA members

LDE Showcase Night

  • 100+ local business leaders and community supporters observed and provided feedback for members competing in contests

Farm Credit Services Working Here Fund

  • ​$10,000 grant was award to provide start-up costs for a food science program

Economic Development

FFA Greenhouse Renovations

  • 45 members helped with the fundrasing to make $17,000 in greenhouse renovations

Flowers in a Basket

  • Members helped grow 20 large hanging baskets for the City of West Liberty

Fundraisers

  • Operation Concession Stand earned $6,725

  • Fresh Fruit for All earned $24,000

  • Planting the Seeds of Our Future earned over $12,000

Entrepreneurship and Placement SAE Programs

  • 13 members earned an average profit of $950 with supplies purchased locally

  • 53 placement SAEs are held locally with members earning over $40,000

West Liberty High School

310 West Maxson Avenue

West Liberty, Iowa 52776

Zach Morris

Ag Ed Instructor

FFA Advisor

zmorris@wl.k12.ia.us

319-415-8945

Michele McMichael

FFA Advisor

 mmcmichael@wl.k12.ia.us

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