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Page 179 text:
FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA
HE COLLEGIATE FUTURE FARMER CHAPTER is an organization for men who
are majoring in agriculture education. It is the largest organization in the college. Its
aims are to prepare prospective teachers of vocational agriculture for duties of acting as
advisers to high school chapters and aiding high school chapters in their work. The col-
legiate chapter was organized in 1936, and since that time has held to its aims and has
changed only to broaden its scope of activity and to increase its membership.
The chapter is chartered by the State Association of the Future Farmers of America
and is under its authority. The meetings are conducted according to the Future Farmer
ritual. The constitution, which was drawn up by the charter members, states the rights
and privileges of the organization. It also includes a system of degrees designated to
stimulate the interest of the members and to allow for the advancement to a higher rank
of those members meeting the qualifications of the higher degrees.
The program of work for this year was very large and called for much activity on
the part of the chapter. Included in this program were such activities as the stock judging
contest held in October to aid in the preparation of contestants for the state high school
contest held in Madison. The rural school fair held in October offered a chance for rural
schools from this vicinity to compete for honors in the erection of a booth and for indi-
vidual students to compete for cash prizes with individual exhibits of farm produce.
The high school oflicers training day held in November was sponsored by the collegiate
chapter to aid officers of high school Future Farmer chapters in solving the problems
they meet and in better serving their local chapters.
The speech contest held last spring offered a chance for members to improve their
speaking ability while competing for cash prizes. Degree teams, as in the past, were
organized and made trips to high school chapters in the surrounding territory. Their
work consisted of initiating green hands and raising green hands to the grade of future
farmer. A new feature of this year's activity was the high school field day. The members
of the collegiate chapter offered a program of interest to high school agriculture students
and their instructors. All indications pointed to a desire among those present to continue
this activity. Plans are being made to do so.
Other activities included in the program of work were the annual banquet, the spring
picnic, and the all-school dance.
J. lvl. May
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Mr. May, Afclahl, Mills, Thompson, l-lohman. Peterson
Mr. May, Lucenie, Maiiison, Diesing, Soboia, Roberls
FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA
Firsf Half Year
Donald Peterson, .
William Mills ....
Donovan Hohman .... . . .
Eldridge Afdahl. .
Mr. J. M. May. .
Second Half Year
, .... President .,..,. .... G eorge Roberts
. . , . .Vice-President ,,.. ..,. J ohn Diesing
Secretary. . , .... Jerome Sobota
. . .... Treasurer. . , ,... Joe Lucente
. . . . .Reporter. . . . . .Harold Mattison
. ,.......... ....., A dviser
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First Half Year
Anderson, Esirenson, Parent
Wurfz, Knops, Greenfield, Lynum
THE RURAL LIFE CLUB
Donna Lynum ...... ...,... P resident ,...
Marion Knops ..........,,. . . .
. . ..... Vice-President. .
Secretary-Treasurer. . . .
Camilla Parent ..........,.... Program Chairman
Miss Mabel Jorstad ..............,....
Ernest Gilberts Helen Lind
Mervin Gilberts Amy Lodahl
Sarah Jeanne Finley
Mary Adele Lyons
Second Half Year
, ,Imelda Greenfield
. .Audrey Anderson
. . . . .Phyllis Wurtz
. . ,Marion Estenson
. . ,Adviser
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