District 4 Proficiencies

March 7th @ Sullivan High School

Congrats to Makayla Learned for placing 2nd in the District 4 Proficiency Awards in the Veterinary Science Area! Her interview went great and with a little more experience her record book will go far in the coming years!

ACES Ag Open House

On March 8th, students traveled to the U of I for the ACES Ag Open House. They had a great time learning about all the opportunities the U of I has to offer.

Ag Mechanics CDE

Congrats to Kayden Turner for placing 3rd in the Ag Power section of the Section 18 Ag Mechanics CDE this past Wednesday night! He represented the chapter well!

Ag in the Classroom

The Ag Business Management had another successful Ag in the Classroom lesson at Armstrong Ellis Grade School. They taught the 4th and 5th graders about soil and its importance! The students loved building their own edible soil horizons.

Gordyville Tractor Pulls

Armstrong FFA worked the Gordyville Tractor Pulls in early January. The students were in charge of pulling the smoke tube on the track, we all had a blast!

Auction Donations

Students have been working hard on collecting donations for their upcoming Auction!

Proficiency Awards and State FFA Degrees

On January 25th we had students competing at the proficiency awards with their record books as well as two students interview to get their Illinois State Degrees, which is the highest degree that is awarded by the IL State FFA Association. Makayla Learned won her proficiency area of Veterinary Science and will move onto compete at the District 4 Proficiencies. Good luck Makayla!


Gabi Hudson and Cheyenne Cade interviewed and have been approved by Section 18 to receive their IL State FFA Degree as long as the State Association approves their application. Good luck to Gabi and Cheyenne!

Horticulture Class

Greenhouses the Horticulture class built when they were learning about the different types!

Ag in the Classroom

The Agriculture Business Management class has been working on Ag in the Classroom lessons for Armstrong-Ellis Grade School and Potomac Grade School. So far the class has taught the 7th & 8th graders about FFA and leadership. Thank you to the grade schools for allowing the students to come and teach their classes!

Section 18 Dodgeball Tournament

On October 30th, the Armstrong FFA hosted the Section 18 Dodgeball Tournament for the 2nd year in a row! Teams from Rantoul and BHRA joined the Armstrong FFA in eating pizza and competing in the dodgeball tournament. All the chapters had a great time! Thank you to those who came out!

Special thank you to Johnathan Lyon’s Photography for capturing the night!