Make us your home page
Instagram

Today’s top headlines delivered to you daily.

(View our Privacy Policy)

Brooksville Senior FFA Chapter in top 10 of FFA chapters nationwide

Newsmakers

HERNANDO HIGH: The school's Brooksville Senior FFA Chapter has been named a National FFA Model of Innovation finalist, placing the chapter in the top 10 of more than 7,300 FFA chapters across the country in student development. This marks the 11th time that the chapter has placed in the top 10 FFA chapters during the past 10 years; it was named a double finalist two years. The chapter also had two teams qualify as finalists in the National FFA Agriscience Fair.

Districtwide happenings

COMMUNITY FALL FAIR: Communities in Schools of Hernando County and Central High School invite the community to the second annual Community Fall Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 17 at Central High School, 14075 Ken Austin Parkway, west of Brooksville. There will be face painting, food, entertainment and other activities. The event is free for attendees and for those who would like to set up tables to promote businesses or organizations and provide community resource information. The event is designed to promote "community and connection" among schools, parents, children, businesses and other resource organizations, along with healthy activities and dropout prevention efforts. Sponsorships are available from $50 to $500. Vendors and sponsors should contact Mary Koczan at KoczanM@cishernando.org or (352) 797-7020, ext. 312.

ROTARY SCHOOL ABROAD: Rotary International invites high school students to apply for the Rotary Youth Exchange program. Successful applicants participate in a yearlong experience as a foreign exchange student in one of 34 countries. The application deadline is Friday. Contact Laurie Froelich of the Pasco County Rotary Youth Exchange, Rotary International District 6950, at Ryedistrict6950@gmail.com or (727)-919-6434.

Brooksville Senior FFA Chapter in top 10 of FFA chapters nationwide 10/31/12 [Last modified: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 3:24pm]
Photo reprints | Article reprints

© 2017 Tampa Bay Times

    

Join the discussion: Click to view comments, add yours

Loading...
  1. Two boys in critical condition after Largo crash

    Accidents

    LARGO — A 7-year-old boy was thrown from a car in a head-on crash on Starkey Road, and both he and a 6-year-old boy were in critical condition Sunday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

  2. Trump's new order bars almost all travel from seven countries

    National

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Sunday issued a new order banning almost all travel to the United States from seven countries, including most of the nations covered by his original travel ban, citing threats to national security posed by letting their citizens into the country.

    President Donald Trump speaks to reporters Sunday upon his return to the White House in Washington.
  3. Somehow, Rays' Chris Archer remains just shy of being an ace

    The Heater

    BALTIMORE — Chris Archer had another bad game Sunday.

    Chris Archer is sputtering to the finish line, his rough start on Sunday his fourth in his past five in which he hasn’t gotten past four innings.
  4. In Mexico City, hopes of finding quake survivors dwindle

    World

    MEXICO CITY — Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is one of the last hopes: one of just two sites left where searchers believe they may still find someone trapped alive in Mexico City.

    Rescue workers search for survivors inside a felled office building in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City on Saturday.
  5. GOP health bill in major peril as resistance hardens among key senators

    National

    WASHINGTON — The floundering Republican attempt to undo the Affordable Care Act met hardening resistance from key GOP senators Sunday that left it on the verge of collapse even as advocates vowed to keep pushing for a vote this week.

    Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, a moderate, said Sunday that it was “very difficult” to envision voting for this health-care bill.