West Liberty

Agricultural Education

& FFA Chapter

Chapter Officers and Advisors

Austin McMichael

Grade: 12

Actively been in FFA: 5 years

CDEs participated in: Ag Impact, Conduct of Meetings, Experience the Action, and Ag Issues and Perceptions

Favorite FFA Activity: LDE/CDE

If not found in ag room, you could find me: Sleeping

SAE: FFA Program Assistant and Turf Grass Management

Other School Activities: Track and Field, football, and basketball

Career Goals: Agribusiness, Sales and Agronomy

Maddie Law

Grade: 12

Actively been in FFA: 5 years

CDEs participated in: Manual quiz, Greenhand quiz, Floriculture, and POA

Favorite FFA Activity: Fair

If not found in ag room, you could find me: Music Department

SAE: Diversified Horticulture and Floral

Other School Activites: Dance Team, Band, Choir, Show Choir, and Jazz Band

Career Goals: Choir Teacher

Lindsey Laughlin

Grade: 11

Actively been in FFA: 4 years

CDEs participanted in: Ag CSI, Manual quiz, and ETA

Favorite FFA Activity: Broom ball

If not found in ag room, you could find me: At the farm

SAE: Showing cattle and greenhouse manager

Other School Activities: Basketball and golf

Career Goals: Something in Agriculture

Chance Thrasher

Grade: 11

Actively been in FFA: 4 years

CDEs participated in: Floriculture, Parliamentary Procedure, Conduct, and Ag Impact

Favorite FFA Activity: CDEs

If not in ag room, you find me: Sporting practice

SAE: Showing Goats

Other School Activities: Football, Basketball, and Baseball

Career Goals: Get a Master's degree in some type of engineering

Martha Pace

Grade: 11

Actively been in FFA: 4 years

CDEs participated in: Ag CSI, Creed Speaking, and Floriculture

Favorite FFA Activity: Competitions

If not found in ag room, you find me: In the gym playing volleyball

SAE: None

Other School Activities: NHS, TRI M, Volleyball, Track,
Band, Jazz band, and Show band

Career Goals: Major in health sciences and go to
medical school

Isabel Morrison

Grade: 11 

Actively been in FFA: 4 years 

CDEs participated in: Ag CSI, Conduct of Meetings, Parliamentary Procedure, Ag Issues

Favorite FFA Activity: Broomball

If not in ag room, you find me: Playing with my pets.

SAE: Cattle/Bottle Calf

Other School Activities: Volleyball, Softball, Wrestling, Soccer, NHS 

Career Goals: Make myself known as a well driven leader.

Brielle Page

Grade: 11 

Actively been in FFA: 4 years

CDEs participated in: Ag Impact, Conduct of Meetings, Ag Radio.

Favorite FFA Activity: Nationals

If not in ag room, you find me: Cheerleading and spending time with friends.

SAE: Goat Production

Other School Activities: Cheerleading, Speech, Track

Career Goals: Attend a 4 year college

Zach Morris

Years as an Advisor? - 9 years

Why did you become involved in agriculture?: I grew up on a farm and showed livestock. 

Why an FFA Advisor?: My advisor inspired me to be selfless with my time in helping others.

Favorite FFA Activity: National Convention

Where have you seen the most growth in the chapter?:

Our chapter is strong with SAE programs in spite of having many members living in town. 

What is an area our chapter can improve on?: 

Diversity can always be improved with our chapter. 

Michele McMichael

Years as an Advisor? - 2 years

Why did you become involved in agriculture?: There are so many career interests used in the industry. 

Why an FFA Advisor?: I really enjoy working with kids and staying connected.

Favorite FFA Activity: Community Service

Where have you seen the most growth in the chapter?:

The most growth I have seen is students finding their strengths not just in FFA but the classroom and using it in other organizations they are a part of. 

What is an area our chapter can improve on ?: 

Continuing to expose students to agriculture at younger ages, like elementary school. 

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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