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FFA Week unites farms, town

Posted on Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 6:33 am

Hundreds of new faces were seen in the Centralia High School Ag. Building, AKA the science and technology center, the week of February 26.

And six large, to very-large tractors.

The occasion was FFA Week at CHS. It began Monday night with 112 attendees enjoying spaghetti,

Logan Scott gets acquainted with a piglet at the Centralia High School FFA’s petting zoo. The crossbreed piglet was loaned by Michael and Emily Curtis.

salads and baked goods, while bidding on the services of 18 CHS FFA students the chapter’s annual Labor Auction and Dinner. The event raised $4,000 for FFA projects. The Garrett Schuering drew the high bid. The Lorentzen Farm bought his services for $500 to help install a grain bin floor this summer.

The FFA week continued Tuesday when the students grilled 100 hotdogs, 100 brauts and 40 pounds of hamburger to serve a tasty lunch to an estimated 175 people in the welding shop during their Farmers and Merchants lunch.

The week climaxed Thursday when the kindergarten through second-grade students of Chance Elementary School and their teachers visited the Ag. Building for the petting zoo and conservation day.

Visitors listening to Melania Munoz read a story.

For the complete article, see this week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.