Alex Bay FFA"America is only as strong as its Agriculture"
Alexandria Central FFA Chapter
FFA Facts & Information
The FFA started in 1928, New York joined in 1929
Colors: Corn Gold & National Blue
Emblem: Rising sun, eagle, owl, plow, and a cross section of an ear of corn
Motto: Learning to do, Doing to learn, Earning to live, Living to serve.
NYS FFA Camp
Camp Oswegatchie, Oswegatchie Education Center
9340 Long Pond Road
Croghan, NY 13327
FFA National Website: FFA.org
FFA New York State Website: NYSFFA.org
President: Alexandria Hansson
Vice President: Payton Smith
Secretary: Jacob Hunneyman
Treasurer: Shawn Mason
Reporter: Madison Hazelton
Sentinel: Colin HynesStudent Advisor:
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.orgUpcoming ActivitiesMay 24-25: State Envirothon Contest: Our county-winning Envirothon team will be going to compete at William-Hobart Smith college for two days, members are: Zach P, Brandon D, Jordan F, Alex S, Victor W
May 31 @5:30: FFA Banquet: All FFA members are invited to attend with family; award winners and degree recipients from this year will be recognized, please sign up in the ag room so we know how many people are coming, wear Official Dress if you have it, KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Matt Currie, 2016-2017 NYS FFA Sentinel
June 2: Farm Days! Community members will be bringing their animals and farm equipment in to share with students in the entire school
June 18: FFA Picnic: Join us for a cookout and at the Scenic View Park downtown to celebrate the end of the school year
July 11-16: Jefferson County Fair
Thurs July 20: Lewis County Fair: Wildlife ID, Tree ID, Crop/Weed ID, Crop Judging, Tractor Driving, Dairy Judging Contests
July 23-28: SUMMER CAMP: Submit paperwork by June 1 to get the earlybird rate of $310, after June 1 rate goes up $360 or register and pay online here
End of Aug: NY State Fair: Wildlife ID, Tree ID, Flower ID, Poultry Judging, Environmental Science, Dairy Judging, contests and more!
Sept 8-9: Hammond Fair: Family-oriented for 4-H and FFA, Looking for kids to compete in some FFA contestsCompleted activities and events2016-2017June 23: Highway pickupJacob, Jordan, Madison H., Blake, BrockJune 23: Summer Picnic-Scenic ParkMadison H., Zach, Logan, Bailey, Maddy C., Brendon, Blake, Brock, Ashley and Rachel H., Emily M., Jordan and Sam F.,Hayley N., Daegan, Thomas, Alex S., Trenton, Ray D., VictorTerry and Drew Hunneyman, Kristie HunterJuly 10: Setting up Jeff. Co. Fair boothCody, MadisonJuly 13: Jeff. Co. contest practiceBlake H, Brock H, Sam F, Jordan F, Maddy H, Cody EJuly 14: Jefferson Co Fair ContestsTree ID: Jordan F(1st), Blake H(2nd), Sam F(4th), Maddy H(5th), Shawn M(7th)Crop ID: Maddy H(1st), Sam F(3rd), Jordan(4th)All: Brock & Blake H, Maddy H, Jordan & Sam F, Shawn M, Isaiah W, Cody E, Liam S, Emily DJuly 20: Lewis Co Fair PracticeMaddy H, Cody E, Blake & Brock HJuly 21: Lewis Co FairAgronomy: Blake H(1st), Maddy H(2nd), Brock(3rd), Jordan F(4th)Tree ID: Jordan(1st), Maddy(2nd), Blake(3rd)Dairy Judging: Jordan(4th)Compact Tractor Driving: Cody(4th), Brock(5th)All: Isaiah W, Liam S, Cody E, Blake & Brock H, Jordan F, Victor W, Maddy HJuly 24-29: Camp OswegatchieGabi C, Brandon & Emily D, Jordan F & Sam F, TJ G, Erina H, Alex H, Maddy J, Rachel H, Mackenzie H, Zach & Andrea P, Taylor R, Liam S, Alex S, Victor W, Isaiah W, Lonnie CSeptember 2: NYS FairWildlife Jr: Scott(7th), Isaiah(9th), Liam(10th)-team 6thWildlife Sr: Zach(3rd), Sam F, Maddy H-team 3rdTree Jr: Liam(9th), Scott(3rd), Isaiah-team 4thTree Sr: Sam F, Maddy H, Zach P-team 7thEnvironmental Science: Maddy H, Erina H, Alex H, Zach P-team 6thAll: Scott D, Isaiah W, Liam S, Molli H, Cody E, Zach P, Sam F, Maddy H, Erina H, Alex HSept 14: First FFA meeting, officer electionOctober 4: Land JudgingAll Agriculture class studentsOctober 5: Chapter MeetingOctober 6: State Officer visitAll 5-8 grades!Oct 16-23: FFA Nationals TripAlex H, Maddy H, Zach P, Victor WOct 29: Bottle/Can DriveRobby C, Scott D, Cody E, Jordan F, Vanessa R, Payton S, Alex S, Victor WNov 3: Blood Drive & FFA Chapter MeetingShawn M, Haylee B, Sam F, Victor W, Vanessa R, Cody E, Matt F, Andrea P, Zach P, Alex H, Jordan F, Maddy HNov 9: Land Judging BanquetNov 20: American Legion Community DinnerDec 15: Fruit Sale Order Arrival & FFA MeetingCody E, Garrett W, Zach P, Olivia S, Vanessa R, Alex S, Taylor R, Victor W, Payton S, Blake H, Shawn M, Colby B, Kelsey C, Jacob H, Sam F, Ellie H, Emma S, Kierstyn T, Jourdyn T, Colin H, Brody S, Gabby W, Mia SJan 13: Chapter MeetingTaylor R, Alex S, Victor W, Cody E, Vanessa R, Kenzie H, Gabi C, Blake H, Jacob H, Kira G, Ashley H, Rachel H, Jordan F, Olivia S, Zach P, Erina H, Colby B, Emily D, Sam F, Andrea P, Matt F, Molli H, Alex H, Parker J, Adrienne H, Mia SJan 21: Fire Hall Fishing Derby BreakfastEmily D, Matt F, Alex H, Maddy H, Molli H, Jacob H, Taylor J, Vanessa R, Alex S, Victor WFeb 5: Chapter MeetingFeb 11: District 6 LDE'sJr People in Ag: Angelina C(18), Hunter M(20), Emma S(17)Jr Creed: Gabby W(13), Kayla F(11), Sam F(4), Vanessa R(10)Jr. Prepared: Kaylea E(5), Parker J(4)Jr. Extemp: Colin H(6)Sr. Prepared: Matt F(5)Sr. Extemp: Jordan F(1), Victor W(14)Ag Issues: Jordan F, Alex S, Zach P, Victor W, Maddy H, Alex H -team 5th placeFeb 22: FFA Pizza & Mud Soccer PartyJordan & Sam F, Parker J, Mackenzie H, Colin H, Zach P, Taylor J, Emma S, Alex S, Kierstyn T, Victor W, Gabby WMar 10-12: Winter Weekend at Camp OEmily & Brandon D, Jordan & Sam F, Matt F, Alex H, Maddy & Molli H, Jacob J, Mackenzie & Ellie H, Zach P, Taylor J, Vanessa R, Chet S, Alex S, Payton S, Colby B, Colby HChaperones: Ms. McCart, Cierra Tricky, Brian Trickey, Trenton Service, Mike Stephenson, Scott Gleason, Sean CatlinMar 16: State Officer VisitCody E, Jordan & Sam F, Zach P, Taylor J, Vanessa R, Liam S, Alex S, Victor W, Isaiah W, Tyler H, Jack B, Patrick H, Damian RMar 18: Substate ContestsSr Extemp: Jordan F(2)Sr Prepared: Matt FAg Issues: Jordan F, Alex S, Zach P, Victor W, Maddy H, Alex HJr Extemp: Colin HMar 21: National Ag Literacy WeekJordan F & Zach P visited Mr. Hudon's class to read a book about grapesApril 25: BoE Meeting PresentationVictor W, Vanessa R, Kenzie & Ellie HApril 27: Jefferson Co EnvirothonBrandon D, Zach P, Alex S, Jordan F, Victor W- won Forestry, Aquatics, and video Presentation, overall 1st place teamApril 30: Adironduck RaceCody E & Lance E, Jordan F, Alex H, Jacob H, Rachel H, Colin H, Shawn M, Andrea P, Vanessa R, Ellie H, Emma S, Alex S, Kierstyn TMay 10: Chapter MeetingTaylor R, Sam F, Ashley H, Cody E, Jordan F, Zach P, Blake H, Kenzie H, Emily D, Emma S, Kayla F, Lance E, Kierstyn T, Gabby W, Jacob H, Adrienne H, Rachel H, Garrett W, Alex H, Molli H, Parker J, Alex SMay 11: NYS FFA ConventionSr Quiz Bowl: Shawn M, Victor W, Vanessa RSr Extemp: Jordan F(4)All: Shawn M, Victor W, Vanessa R, Zach P, Alex S, Brandon D, Jordan F, Garrett W, Alex H, Cody EMay 24-25: NY State Envirothon1. Summer Picnic with Highway Pickup--June 25Highway pickup- Mackenzie, Ellie, Kelsey, Erina, Wesley, Thomas, Jordan, Victor, Serenity, Emily D., Alex H., Sam, Madison H., Garrett, Brendon, Alex S., Dean, BrockPicnic: Alex and Dean S., Thomas and Erina H., Garrett, Kelsey, Serenity, Ashley and Rachel H., Sam and Jordan F., Victor, Mackenzie and Ellie H., Wesley, Brock, Alex H., Trenton S, Emily M., Emily D., Madison H., Visiting: Rachelle, Alex J.,Starr Hanson, Kristie Hunter, Terry Hunneyman, Scott Gleason, Dustin with Hunter & Tyler---2. Jefferson County Fair and Judging- Garrett, Victor, Zach, and Nisa-July 173. Lewis County Fair and Judging- Trenton - July 234. Summer Leadership Camp: Victor, Hayley, Erina, Emily D., Mackenzie, Jacob, Serenity, Alex H., Sam, Zach, Emily M., Ashley, Alex S., Jordan, and Trenton - July 26-315. Aug. 10- Helped the Hunter family work on the "corn maze".Brendon, Blake, Brock, Mackenzie, Ellie, Adrienne, Brady, Trenton, Jordan, Kelsey, Marissa, Victor, Brandon, Jacob, Hayley, and Alex S.6. Harvesting of produce for the Food Pantry - Aug. 11 Serenity, Hayley, Jacob, Brock, Blake, Ellie, and Mackenzie7. Aug. 12 Visited the Empire Farm Days in Seneca Falls Alex H., and Trenton8. State Fair Trams Aug. 28 (18 students)9. Chapter Meeting - Sept 1510. Chap. Meeting - Sept 23--Election of Officers11. Can and Bottle Drive- Sept 26 ---workers and donors: Ashley H., Rachel, Payton S., Erina, Thomas H.., Brandon D., Emily D., Alex S., Dean S., Jose M., Madison H., Mackenzie H., Ellie H.,12. Highway pickup- Oct. 1 Payton, Garrett, Michael R., Alex H.13. Land Judging- Oct 6 on the Babcock farm in Deer River- all Ag classes participated.14. Red Cross bloodmobile- Nov. 5 very successful 64 pints collected15. Land Judging banquet at Lowville- Trenton, Cole, Emily, Hannah S., Madison H.Cole won Jr. division A Bay- 1st in Jr.Emily 3rd, Madison 6th, Hannah 8th, Paige J. 10th A Bay 3rd in Sr. division16. Fruit Arrives- Dec. 717. Fruit Week-- great weather, great fruit18. Christmas Party in Ag room19. Alex Bay Ice Fishing Derby Breakfast- Jan 23Maddy and Kelsey, Erina and Thomas, Emily and Brandon, Dean and Alex, Alex H., Nisa, Shawn, Hayley, Jacob, Ashley and Rachel, Victor, Jordan and Sam,20. FFA mtg. 22 members Feb. 221. Pizza / Skate party Feb 18P / S Ashley, Rachel, Emily M., Bailey, Zach, Jordan, Sam, Alex S. Brandon, Victor, TrentonS only Elly, McKenzie, Emily D.guests- Mrs. Hunneyman, Drew, Andrea22. March 4 District 6 Leadership contestsEmily, Jordan, Trenton, & Victor23. March 18-20 37 FFA members and 25 alumni traveled to Oswegatchie for the annual Winter Weekend getawayGabi Connor, Kelsey Cullen, Emily Davis, Erina Haddock, Alex Hansson, Madison Hazelton, Ashley Hunneyman, Rachel Hunneyman, Ellie Hyde, Mackenzie Hyde, Emily Massa, Hayley Neuroth, Bailey Rogers, Taylor Rodriquez, Hannah Side, Wesley Burgos, Ian Chanberlaine, Bob Costello, Brandon Davis, Alex DeLavergne, Jordan Felicia, Sam Felicia, Mike Gray, Thomas Haddock, Colby Herrington, Jacob Hunneyman, Andrew LaLonde, Dylan Matice, Jose Meza, Zach Patterson, Trenton Service, Payton Smith, Chet Sourwine, Cody Stephenson, Alex Swanson, Dean Swanson, Victor Wallace.Terry Brennan, Bob Calhoun, Rachael Calhoun, Sara Calhoun, Zach Calhoun, Sean Catlin, Jason Davis, James Dorr, Dustin Frost, Tyler Frost, Scott Gleason, Teri Lowe, Rob Matice, Gerri Newberry, Phil O'Neal, George Oppermann, Micheal Stephenson, Mike Stephenson, Brian Trickey, Cierra Trickey, & Dan Winters Cafeteria ladies stopped by for lunch.24. April 2 Emily, Jordan, Trenton travel to VVS for Sub-states25. April 19 - Arbor day activities26. April 21 - Envirothon Team A - winsTeam B - 5th27. April 28 Duck DerbyMadison H., Ashley H, Rachel H., Emily M. Gabi C. Shawn M., Cody S., Victor, Jordan, Hayley, Alex S., Thomas,rode up with parents: Erina H., Zach Palumni: Dustin, Brian, Cierra, Scott, Mike28. FFA state convention at the OnCenter in SyracuseJordan, Brandon, Trenton, and Zach29 Chapter Banquet June 130 Farm petting zoo June 32018March 3 District Leadership competition at Indian River CS Caitlin Rushlow- ext. spkg., Vanessa Rushlow- prep. spkg, Colin Hynes- ext. spkg.March17 Substates at Carthage Caitlin and Colin- ext. spkg, Vanessa- Ag Ed spkg.March 23-25 Winter Weekend at Oswegatchie Emily D., Kayla F., Erina H., Alex H., Rachel H., Adrienne H., Ellie H., Mackenzie H., Rachelle J., Emma L., Andrea P., Caitlin R., Vanessa R., Colby B., Colby H., Jacob H., Pat H., Jacob H., Belekali R., Payton S., Chet S., Clayton T. Brandon D., Scott G., Ashley H., Phil O., Alex S., Michael S., Mike S., Victor W, B & C Trickey
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.
Maddy working in the ACS FFA "Community Garden- part of the "Living to Serve" grant