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Lamar FFA Chapter Participates in Lead 2 Feed Hunger Project

Lead 2 Feed is a student leadership program, which established the challenge called “The World Hunger Leadership Challenge.” This challenge was created by the USA TODAY Charitable foundation and the Life foundation. The foundation is determined to encourage high school and middle school students to hone leadership skills through launching a service- learning project that […]

Lamar FFA Participates in District VII Speech Contest

Congratulations to Jolynn Rider of the Lamar FFA Chapter for receiving a “Gold” rating and placing 2nd in the Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest! Rider will serve as the alternate for the State contest to be held in June. On December 6th Colorado FFA District 7 held a Public Speaking Contest at the Lamar Community Building. […]

Lamar FFA Participates in District VII Speech Contest

By Swayzee Bellomy, Lamar FFA Chapter Reporter Congratulations to Jolynn Rider of the Lamar FFA Chapter for receiving a “Gold” rating and placing 2nd in the Extemporaneous Public Speaking Contest! Rider will serve as the alternate for the State contest to be held in June. On December 6th Colorado FFA District 7 held a Public […]

2012 FFA Heifer Wrangle Update

By Theresa Butler Lamar FFA Chapter congratulates the third member within the last five years to compete in the FFA Heifer Wrangle Program. Jesse Shelton, a freshman from Lamar High School will take the responsibility of being this year’s Heifer Wrangler. Shelton is sponsored by DTM Cattle (Lamar, CO), Kenny and Teresa Burns (Hotchkiss, CO), […]

Lamar FFA Member Speaks at Rocky Mountain Farmer’s Union Convention

November 16-17th, Theresa Butler of the Lamar FFA Chapter traveled to Loveland, Colorado to the Rocky Mountain Farmer’s Union Convention. Butler, who was a participant the FFA Heifer Wrangle this past year, was honored to have Rocky Mountain Farmer’s Union as her heifer sponsor. The Colorado FFA Heifer Wrangle program provides an opportunity for young […]

FFA Back to School BBQ

  The Lamar FFA Chapter organized their 3rd annual FFA Barbecue. The barbecue was held at Willow Creek Park, starting and 7 p.m. All chapter members invited their family to attend the event, and the outcome was great. Over a hundred people showed up to enjoy the FFA fun. The barbecue consisted of hot dogs, hamburgers, […]

Lamar FFA Teams Travel to Texas

By Theresa Butler, Lamar FFA Chapter Junior Reporter Thursday, March 31, eight members of the Lamar FFA Chapter headed to Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas to participate in various Career Development Events (CDEs) workshops. Participants involved in such contests develop many personal skills including increased motivation, development of social and communication skills, and increase […]