Le Mars Community FFA Celebrates National FFA Week

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(Le Mars) — Today, (Monday) marks the start of National FFA Week.  Jacob Spencer is a senior at Le Mars Community High School, and serves as the local chapter’s president.  He tells of the importance of the youth organization, and why they celebrate FFA week in conjunction with George Washington’s birthday.

During National FFA week, members will participate in the sub-district contest where members will compete in various speech contests, including Ag Sales, Creed Contest, Extemporaneous speaking, Parliamentary procedure, and several other categories. As for Jacob Spencer, he says he will compete in the Radio Broadcasting category.  Spencer was awarded an Iowa Degree during last year’s State FFA Convention.  Spencer also explains what the Le Mars High School FFA chapter will do this week to call attention to FFA.