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Category Archives: 2020-2021

Running with Scissors

At some point in our lives we hear the advice to not run with scissors. Typically, we first heard this statement in our kindergarten classroom when our teacher was attempting to keep injuries minimal during arts and crafts time. No … Continue reading

Turning the Page

“There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.” In life we are faced with many paths to take and decisions to make. When it came time for running for State Office, … Continue reading

“Honor tradition, embrace change”

Happy December first, all! If you’re anything like me, the day after Thanksgiving, holiday decorations were put up, the Hallmark channel was on, and my Christmas playlist was put on a continual loop. Okay, well, I maybe have to confess … Continue reading

Leaving Your Impression

I went home this past week, and I was surprised by how much had changed. Road work that had been finished, buildings that had been torn down, things of that matter. Very few things in life remain the same, even … Continue reading

Different is Not Deficent

Hey friends! If you know me very well, then you know that I’m pursuing a secondary major in the Staley School of Leadership Studies at K-State entitled “Global Food Systems Leadership”. And if you know me REALLY well, you know … Continue reading

Living in the Moment

Hi friends! My name is Hannah Graybill and I have the honor of serving as your 2020-2021 Kansas FFA Sentinel. I am, officially, an alumnus of Labette County High School down in Southeast District. While being a member of the Labette County FFA Chapter, I kept fairly busy. My favorite CDE was Vet Science and in the case of LDE’s, Parliamentary Procedure. Continue reading

Unapologetically You

Hello friends! My name is Hattie Polson and I am currently serving as your 2020 – 2021 State Reporter. My hometown is Frankfort, Kansas where I was a member of the Frankfort FFA Chapter in the Northeast District. Some of … Continue reading

Finding Your Inner John Wayne

Hello everybody! My name is Kiran Elam and I am currently serving as the Kansas FFA State Treasurer. My hometown is Beloit, KS in the North Central District. My favorite CDE is livestock judging. I’ve had some of my best … Continue reading

Inspire, Dream, Achieve

Hello everyone! My name is Bailey Sipes and I am currently serving as the 2020-2021 Kansas FFA State Secretary. I hail from the Stanton County FFA chapter located in the Southwest District! My favorite CDE is Food Science and my … Continue reading

The Journey

Hi friends! I’m Elizabeth Sturgis, serving as your 2020-21 Kansas FFA State President! Originally from the Riverton FFA Chapter in the Southeast District, some of my favorite memories include long bus rides that involved studying for the upcoming competition (and … Continue reading