Natalie Hanson, a freshman member of the La Porte-Dysart FFA Chapter has advanced through the Sub-District and District level to the state Freshman Creedspeaking Contest. She will be competing against 17 other members from throughout the state of Iowa at the Iowa FFA Leadership Conference in Des Moines, April 15. In the Creedspeaking contest, contestant memorize and recite the five paragraphs of the official FFA Creed and answer three questions about its meaning.
Erin Sears, senior member of the La Porte-Dysart FFA chapter has been selected as a finalist for Iowa FFA Star in Agircultural Placement award. This prestigious award is based on her Iowa Degree Application in which she outlined her total FFA involvement and her work both at her family's farm near Clutier and her employment in the Farm Department at Theisen's Home, Farm, and Auto in Vinton. Erin will be interviewing for the Star Award to be awarded at the Iowa FFA Leadership Conference in Des Moines, April 15-16.