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By Eric Peterson on May 15, 2022

“The Cowboy Rides Away”

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It’s that time of year again where either you are graduating or know someone who is graduating.  This is a bittersweet time, to say the least, it is a time of change for everyone, suddenly, those leaders in our school are gone, they’ve moved on to greener pastures. And as the seniors walk away from […]

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By Rachel Sebesta on May 10, 2022

Another Trip Around the Sun

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For the past month and a half, I have been traveling and visiting chapters across the state, delivering speeches and interacting with members. Each of the banquets I have attended have been unique and while they all contain the same basic parts, like opening ceremonies and greenhand degrees, they all put their own special twist on it. However, one that has been said at every chapter banquet has been the following, read at the end of officer installations:

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By Josey Schmidt on April 26, 2022

The Volunteer Tulip

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Spring is in the air and we have had some beautiful weather here in Kansas. One of the things that makes Kansas so special would be the weather and how quickly it can change. Recently living in Hutchinson I have been able to experience all sorts of different weather. Going from a 80 degree day to having snow on the ground the next morning can make life interesting. This change in weather can definitely keep us all on our toes.

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By Rachel Sebesta on March 31, 2022

A State Officer’s Guide to a Good Chemistry Grade

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I “manifest” and have been doing so since December. If you’re looking for a reliable “manifester” in Manhattan, KS, then I’m the person you reach out to. What started out a joke between two sleep-deprived friends studying for finals, quickly became something more after my friend told others about my “incredible ability”

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By Ashley Chandler on March 20, 2022

Donuts Do More!

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Growing up, my church always had coffee, juice, and donuts ready for each person after the service! This is one of my favorite memories as a child. I can remember getting out of church and instantly racing all my friends down the stairs in search of the best and biggest donut! We would all sit around the table and chat while enjoying our weekly sweet treat.

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By Josey Schmidt on March 16, 2022

Making the Ordinary, Extraordinary

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There are many rules in photography such as the rule of thirds and making sure whatever you do that your horizon is not in the middle. Photography makes you think outside the box and look at everyday items from a different perspective.

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By Lydia Watanabe on March 7, 2022

Surrounded by Sunshine

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The weather last week was absolutely beautiful. You could definitely tell because as I was walking on K-State campus, everyone looked so bright and happy. This all got me thinking more deeply about FFA week that happened just recently and all the incredible members, ag teachers, national officer, national staff, and community members (the list goes on and on) that I met.

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