Tag Archives: FFA

Memphis FFA Members Awarded American FFA Degree’s

Each year, the National FFA Organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. The American FFA Degree is bestowed upon a select group of students in recognition of their years of academic and […]

Memphis FFA Chapter to Host Annual Coon Hunt November 21st

The 2018 Memphis FFA Coon Hunt will be held on Wednesday, November 21st.  Registration will be from 6:00-7:00 p.m. at the Scotland County Fairgrounds in the Art Hall.  The teams will be released to hunt at 7:00 and will all need to be checked back in at the art hall by 10:00 p.m. The cost […]

Memphis FFA Trap Team Finishes Third at Area Shoot in Macon

The Memphis FFA Trap Team took third place at the Area Shoot held in Macon on September 25th, with a total of 40 teams competing. Ten members of the Memphis FFA Trap Team traveled to Macon for the Area Competition.  The event scoring takes the five best scores from each team’s 10 shooters.  The Memphis […]

Scotland County R-1 Wins $25,000 Grant for Greenhouse From Monsanto Fund

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education called on local farmers to help nominate rural schools to receive nearly $2.3 million in grants to enhance their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Local farmers answered the call, and the Grow Rural Education program, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, a philanthropic arm of Bayer, has recognized Scotland […]

Participants Have a Blast at 2018 FFA Shoot-a-thon

The Memphis FFA Trap Team Shoot-a-Thon had a great turnout shooting 238 rounds on Sunday! There were three winners in the Open Division.  Bryce Smith took 1st, James Baker took 2nd and Trevor Harris took 3rd place.  Both Bryce and James were Alumni members of the FFA Trap Team. Bryce has won the competition every […]

Memphis Trap Team Claims Title at Lake Show-Me Labor Day Weekend Event

The 3rd Annual Memphis Trap Shoot was held at Lake Show-Me over Labor Day weekend. The  Memphis FFA program hosted 30 teams with 150 individuals shooting over 7,500 rounds. The Memphis A Team led the way to a victory with a score of 237/250. “A-Team Members Jared Dunn, Eli Kigar, Luke Triplett, Jake McDaniel and […]

Childress Leads Memphis FFA Trap Team to Win in Season Opener

The Memphis Chapter of FFA Trap Team began the 2018 season at Macon on August 25th taking three full teams to compete in the season-opener. Memphis claimed first place in the 36-team field of competitors. The top shooter for Scotland County was Kyle Childress, scoring a 49 out of 50. Shelby Troutman topped the girls’ […]

2018-2019 Scotland County FFA Trap Team Begins New Season

The Scotland County FFA Trap Team had tryouts this past week at the Lake Show-Me shooting range. A total of 24 FFA students tried out for 18 positions. “This year we are stacked with well-seasoned shooters,” said senior team co-captain, Gabe Shultz. “We have 15 returning members, of which six are seniors. New to our […]

Memphis Chapter Claims 3rd Place in Prairieland FS Growing Our Future FFA Program

Prairieland FS, Inc. is happy to announce the three winners in its Growing Our Future FFA Program. Claiming the first place prize of $5,000 for their FFA Chapter is V.I.T. FFA. Second place was awarded to Cuba FFA and they will receive $2,500 for their FFA Chapter. $1,000 and third place honors go to Memphis […]

Memphis FFA Livestock Team Places Second in State Competition

The Memphis FFA Chapter placed second in the livestock evaluation career development event at the 90th Missouri FFA Convention. There were 59 teams in the competition. Memphis members include Morgan Blessing, Anna Triplett, Jenna Blessing and Parker Triplett. Individually, Morgan Blessing placed 8th, Anna Triplett placed 9th, Jenna Blessing placed 11th and Parker Triplett placed […]