On December 2, 2017 FFA members hosted a hot chocolate bar with various goodies for sale during the Hometown Christmas at the Chambers American Legion.
Upcoming events for the chapter include the chapter Christmas party on December 19th at 6:30 pm which will be celebrated with fellowship, games, Secret Santa exchange and more fun! On January 4th at 7:00 pm the chapter will host its Leadership Skills Event Home-show where community members and parents will be able to come see students perform their speeches, demonstrations, etc. they have prepared for the District Leadership Skills Event contest on January 10th in Atkinson at West Holt. This will give community members and parents a chance to see these students and make comments on how to improve. Please come join us that evening!
Brooke Ehlers and Mary Walnofer were chosen to receive a free FFA jacket through the Blue Jackets. Bright Futures. Campaign through the Nebraska FFA Foundation. Congratulations on your dedication to our organization!
On November 17, 2017 the Chambers hosted its second annual spaghetti feed at the community center. FFA members prepared and served community members supper as a fundraiser for the chapter. These funds will be used to pay for travel, lodging, registration fees, etc. for the chapter. We appreciate the community’s continued support!
On November 15th, FFA members from the Chambers FFA Chapter traveled to Ord, NE to compete at the district level livestock judging contest. The purpose of the livestock judging contest is to test students' abilities to identify, evaluate and discuss relative differences in breeding and market livestock. Students rank eight classes of livestock (cattle, swine, sheep and goats), evaluate keep/cull classes, answer question classes, deliver one set of oral reasons and complete a 25 question exam related to livestock selection and evaluation. Chambers FFA was able to take home 1st place in the junior division with team members being Logan Sanford, Michelle Koenig, Kassidy Hoerle, and Josh Klabenes. Alternates are Taylor Peter, Brooke Ehlers, and Tessa Metschke. These students will be traveling to Lincoln in April to the FFA State Convention to compete at the state level. Logan Sanford placed 1st individually in the junior class, Michelle Koenig placed 2nd individually in the junior class and Taryn Klabenes placed 1st individually in the junior high class. A huge congratulations to the Chambers FFA livestock judging team!