West Liberty

Agricultural Education

& FFA Chapter

Building Communities
Environmental

Safe Waters

  • 15 members conducted water quality tests to maintain a safe water supply.

Healthy Lifestyles

 

Habitudes Curriculum

  • 100% of junior and senior members participate to learn study habits, choose healthy friendships, and develop a growth mindset

Social Media Etiquette

  • All members learn about creating and maintaining a positive image on social media

Back to School Picnic and Kickball

  • 58 members attended for recreation activities

Broomball

  • 43 members participated in the fruit sale reward activity at Coral Ridge Mall

National FFA Convention Concert

  • 24 members attended the Old Dominion Concert while at National FFA Convention

State and National Leadership Conferences

  • 12 members attended Amplify conference

  • 20 members attended District Greenhand Fire-Up Camp

  • 60 members attended Iowa FFA Leadership Conference

  • 24 members attended National FFA Convention

Career Success

Supervised Agricultural Experiences

  • 72 members have SAE projects in livestock production, ag mechanics, and job placement

  • 55 members exhibited at the Muscatine County Fair and 11 at the State Fair

SAE Road Show

  • 38 members toured 14 SAE locations in our area

Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling Career Fair

  • 25 members attended the career fair at the Muscatine Community College

A Taste of West Liberty Agriculture

  • 100% of members had at least one opportunity to tour up to 6 local Ag businesses and hear from up to 8 industry speakers

Growing Leaders
Leadership

Scholarship

Senior Awards Night

  • 9 seniors were awarded $2,200 in scholarships

Academic Achievement Awards

  • 52 members qualified with a 3.0 GPA

LDE Mentoring Program

  • 38 members mentored and assisted younger members with speaking contests

Application Workshops

  • 32 members participated in the NHS and College Application Workshop

Healthy Lifestyles

 

Habitudes Curriculum

  • 100% of junior and senior members participate to learn study habits, choose healthy friendships, and develop a growth mindset

Social Media Etiquette

  • All members learn about creating and maintaining a positive image on social media

Back to School Picnic and Kickball

  • 58 members attended for recreation activities

Broomball

  • 43 members participated in the fruit sale reward activity at Coral Ridge Mall

National FFA Convention Concert

  • 24 members attended the Old Dominion Concert while at National FFA Convention

State and National Leadership Conferences

  • 12 members attended Amplify conference

  • 20 members attended District Greenhand Fire-Up Camp

  • 60 members attended Iowa FFA Leadership Conference

  • 24 members attended National FFA Convention

State and National Leadership Conferences

  • 12 members attended Amplify conference

  • 20 members attended District Greenhand Fire-Up Camp

  • 60 members attended Iowa FFA Leadership Conference

  • 24 members attended National FFA Convention

Personal Growth

 

Comet Career Corner

  • 100% of senior members worked with industry representatives on interviewing skills and developed Linked-In profiles

Planting the Seeds of Our Future

  • 67 members managed the 30' x 60' greenhouse and plant sales

State Association Award Programs

  • Brent Meyers was selected as an Iowa Star Finalist in Placement

  • 8 members earned the Iowa FFA Degree

  • Lindsey Laughlin earned Rising Star Finalist

Parent-Member Banquet

  • 24 member prepared for banquet as 190 parents and quests attended

Chapter Level Degrees and Awards

  • Awarded: 27 Discovery Degrees

  • Awarded: 17 Greenhand Degrees

  • Awarded: 14 Chapter Degrees

  • Awarded: 4 Star Awards

Career Success

Supervised Agricultural Experiences

  • 72 members have SAE projects in livestock production, ag mechanics, and job placement

  • 55 members exhibited at the Muscatine County Fair and 11 at the State Fair

SAE Road Show

  • 38 members toured 14 SAE locations in our area

Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling Career Fair

  • 25 members attended the career fair at the Muscatine Community College

A Taste of West Liberty Agriculture

  • 100% of members had at least one opportunity to tour up to 6 local Ag businesses and hear from up to 8 industry speakers

Growing Leaders
Leadership

Scholarship

Senior Awards Night

  • 9 seniors were awarded $2,200 in scholarships

Academic Achievement Awards

  • 52 members qualified with a 3.0 GPA

LDE Mentoring Program

  • 38 members mentored and assisted younger members with speaking contests

Application Workshops

  • 32 members participated in the NHS and College Application Workshop

Healthy Lifestyles

 

Habitudes Curriculum

  • 100% of junior and senior members participate to learn study habits, choose healthy friendships, and develop a growth mindset

Social Media Etiquette

  • All members learn about creating and maintaining a positive image on social media

Back to School Picnic and Kickball

  • 58 members attended for recreation activities

Broomball

  • 43 members participated in the fruit sale reward activity at Coral Ridge Mall

National FFA Convention Concert

  • 24 members attended the Old Dominion Concert while at National FFA Convention

State and National Leadership Conferences

  • 12 members attended Amplify conference

  • 20 members attended District Greenhand Fire-Up Camp

  • 60 members attended Iowa FFA Leadership Conference

  • 24 members attended National FFA Convention

State and National Leadership Conferences

  • 12 members attended Amplify conference

  • 20 members attended District Greenhand Fire-Up Camp

  • 60 members attended Iowa FFA Leadership Conference

  • 24 members attended National FFA Convention

Personal Growth

 

Comet Career Corner

  • 100% of senior members worked with industry representatives on interviewing skills and developed Linked-In profiles

Planting the Seeds of Our Future

  • 67 members managed the 30' x 60' greenhouse and plant sales

State Association Award Programs

  • Brent Meyers was selected as an Iowa Star Finalist in Placement

  • 8 members earned the Iowa FFA Degree

  • Lindsey Laughlin earned Rising Star Finalist

Parent-Member Banquet

  • 24 member prepared for banquet as 190 parents and quests attended

Chapter Level Degrees and Awards

  • Awarded: 27 Discovery Degrees

  • Awarded: 17 Greenhand Degrees

  • Awarded: 14 Chapter Degrees

  • Awarded: 4 Star Awards

Career Success

Supervised Agricultural Experiences

  • 72 members have SAE projects in livestock production, ag mechanics, and job placement

  • 55 members exhibited at the Muscatine County Fair and 11 at the State Fair

SAE Road Show

  • 38 members toured 14 SAE locations in our area

Iowa Association for College Admission Counseling Career Fair

  • 25 members attended the career fair at the Muscatine Community College

A Taste of West Liberty Agriculture

  • 100% of members had at least one opportunity to tour up to 6 local Ag businesses and hear from up to 8 industry speakers

Growing Leaders
Leadership

Scholarship

Senior Awards Night

  • 9 seniors were awarded $2,200 in scholarships

Academic Achievement Awards

  • 52 members qualified with a 3.0 GPA

LDE Mentoring Program

  • 38 members mentored and assisted younger members with speaking contests

Application Workshops

  • 32 members participated in the NHS and College Application Workshop

State and National Leadership Conferences

  • 12 members attended Amplify conference

  • 20 members attended District Greenhand Fire-Up Camp

  • 60 members attended Iowa FFA Leadership Conference

  • 24 members attended National FFA Convention

State and National Leadership Conferences

  • 12 members attended Amplify conference

  • 20 members attended District Greenhand Fire-Up Camp

  • 60 members attended Iowa FFA Leadership Conference

  • 24 members attended National FFA Convention

Building Communities

Human Resources

High Five We're Fighting Hunger

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

Building Communities
Citizenship

Citywide Makeover

  • 21 members revitalized landscaping areas around town with Rotary Club.

Building Communities

Stakeholder Engagement

Cultivating Business Parnerships

  • 5 new local business supporters donated $3,000.

  • 6 other local annually pledge $5,000 for chapter activities.

Building Communities
Economic Development

FFA Greenhouse Renovations

  • $17,000 worth of greenhouse renovations were made.

Chapter Address

West Liberty High School

310 West Maxson Avenue

West Liberty, Iowa 52776

Zachary Morris

Ag Ed Instructor

FFA Advisor

zmorris@wl.k12.ia.us

319-415-8945

Michele McMichael

Program Assistant

FFA Advisor

 mmcmichael@wl.k12.ia.us

319-627-2115

Elyse Buysse

Ag Ed Instructor

FFA Advisor

ebuysse@wl.k12.ia.us

319-627-2115