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Program of the Month: Pequea Valley High School #studentsuccess
In Pennsylvania we
have over 150 FFA chapters that represent the Blue and Gold at its finest.
There is one chapter that has stood above the rest this month to become our October
Program of the Month. This month Pequea Valley High School, is
Student's in the Lab at Pequea Valley High School
Pequea Valley High School was chartered
in 1956. Since then it has been under the supervision of Mr. Doug Masser and
Mrs. Jasmine VanSant. Pequea Valley has a large array of classes and opportunities
for students that are in the FFA program. They currently have 30 students
working on SAE’s which is higher than previous years and have even started a
program for agriculture internships with local businesses where students will have paid positions for
course credit as a senior capstone course starting in the Spring of 2016!
Pequea Valley High School’s
Agriscience Program offers a wide array of classes for their students to take
Introduction to Agricultural Sciences
Introduction to Agricultural Mechanics
Biological Students in Agriculture Science (Mandatory Ag
Class for all 10th grade students)
Agricultural Topics (Independent Study in Agricultural
Students at Churchill Downs during FFA National Convention
Some of their latest
chapter accomplishments are highlighted below:
1st Place Small
Gas Engines Team (FFA Activities Week 2014)
4th Place Agricultural Mechanics Team (FFA
Activities Week 2015)
Pequea Valley High School
has done a great job in the past and we can’t what is yet to come for this
chapter. Under the supervision of two Penn State Alumni, we know that they are
in good hands! Congrats again for being Program of the Month Pequea Valley High
If you would like to contact them for information about the
program you can reach them at these social media outlets:
Program Twitter: @PVAgEd
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