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FFA week activities announced at RHS
Feb 24, 2011 | 804 views | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Refugio FFA officers accept a proclamation designating the week of Feb. 15 as National FFA Week. FFA members are, from left, Colton Carroll, Jake Henderson, Conner Lowrie, Judge Rene Moscorro, Brian Dodson, Aaron Fellers and John Wesley Shipp.  
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The Refugio FFA obtained the official proclamation for National FFA week on Feb. 15, at the Refugio County Courthouse.

FFA Week gives members a chance to educate the public about agriculture. During the week, chapters host teacher appreciation breakfasts, conduct “Ag Olympics” competitions, speak to the public about agriculture, volunteer for community service projects and more.

The week of George Washington’s birthday was designated as National FFA Week in 1947 at a National FFA Board of Directors meeting. FFA Week always runs from Saturday to Saturday, and encompasses Feb. 22, Washington’s birthday

Activities for FFA week are Monday, FFA T-shirt day; Tuesday-cook lunch for all Refugio High School teachers; Wednesday-visit elementary school to talk to kids about FFA week; Thursday-teacher appreciation day; Friday- FFA spirit day - come to school dressed like a cowboy or cowgirl.
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