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Please feel free to contact Mr. James Abbas for any questions that you may have.

High School Address:

 918 4th Ave. Ackley, IA 50601

Email: jabbas@agwsr.org

Phone: 641-847-2633

Fifth Year at National Soils
Fifth Year at National Soils

Riley, Lucas, Tanner, and Jaiden received awards at state soils and qualified for nationals. As of 2017, AGWSR's FFA has had five teams qualify for nationals.

Accomplishments

The AGWSR FFA's Top 10

1.  Ranked #6 in the state of Iowa in the National Chapter Award Program in 2014

2.  Qualified for National Soils five years in a row

3.  Ranked a 2-star chapter out of a possible 3 stars in the National Chapter Award Program 2017

4.  Member participated in National Choir for two consecutive years

5.  Awarded 2400 dollars worth of scholarships to the 2017 seniors

6.  Chapter website advanced to State the past 4 years

7.  Purchased the chapter planter and gained 11 more acres of test plot land

8.  Sold $36,000 worth of fruit, meat, cheese and candy in 2014

9.  Two members have received their American Degree in the past three years

10.  Won first place proficiency application at the state level in 2018

 

6th Chapter in the State in the National Chapter Award Program 2014
6th Chapter in the State in the National Chapter Award Program 2014
Third Washington Leadership Conference Trip
Third Washington Leadership Conference Trip

This past June, we had seven members attend the Washington Leadership Conference.  We help pay for 50% of the costs in order to financially help our members attend this amazing opportunity.

2 Star National Chapter Rank in 2017
2 Star National Chapter Rank in 2015

Brady, Emily, Brent, Lily, Kristen, Taylor, and Haley attended a recognition meal to collect the award our chapter received in National Chapter Award Program.  This marked the fifth time the AGWSR FFA Chapter had made it to national judging on the National Chapter Award Program.

First National Choir Participant
First National Choir Participant

Ian (center with glasses) is the AGWSR FFA's first national choir participant.  He was selected for the prestigious choir and sang in front of thousands at the 2013 and 2014 National FFA Convention.