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We are super proud of Mrs. Kincaid's Landscape Management class for their continued hard work with the WACC Courtyard project. They are now working on putting pea gravel down in the walkways and will soon start planting items for their edible garden. We can't wait to watch their progress this spring! Great job students!!




in Agriculture 92
It's beginning to look a lot like Spring Time in Landscape Management class! Mrs. Kincaid's students have been busy this week planting trees in the Career Center courtyard. We appreciate their hard work in helping to make this area so beautiful!



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Last evening, over 300 FFA members from area schools competed in the District II Leadership Contest at Edgewood Middle School.  

Check out the Warsaw FFA member's results from the contest below:
(All events in bold will be moving on to the state competition in June)

Discovery Plant & Soil Science/ Horticulture Science/ Natural Resources Demonstration- Bailey Stutzman and Cora Ransbottom-1st 

Freshman Creed Speaking- Haley Archer 1st

Discovery Creed Speaking- Reese Rowland 3rd

Freshman Extemporaneous Public Speaking- Jacob Baker 1st

Freshman Prepared Public Speaking- Brittany Duncan 3rd 

Extemporaneous Public Speaking- Hunter Lane- 4th

Job Interview- Hunter Lane- 1st

Leadership Ambassador- Ciara Stout- 2nd

Star Greenhand- Reagan Rowland- 2nd

Prepared Public Speaking- Ayden Ault- 4th

Multi-Media Scrapbook- Ciara Stout- 2nd

Traditional Scrapbook- Reagan Rowland and Ciara Stout- 2nd 

Agriculture and Farm Business Management Demonstration- Valerie Messmore and Bailey Hanes- 1st

Animal Science Demonstration- Abby Doberstien- 1st

Novice Animal Science Demonstration- Jacob Baker- 2nd

Food Science and Technology Demonstration- Taryn Whetstone and Abby Doberstein- 2nd

Horticulture and Landscape Management Demonstration- Ciara Stout- 1st

Natural Resources Demonstration- Zach Howard- 2nd

Plant & Soil Science Demonstration- Morgan Smith- 1st

Quiz Bowl- Ayden Ault, Jacob Baker, Haley Archer, Brittany Duncan- 3rd

Discovery Quiz Bowl- Reese Rowland, Bailey Stutzman, Dakotah Easterday, Brystal Leasure- 4th

Talent- Allison Layne- 1st

Special thanks to all of the sponsors, volunteers, parents, and staff members who helped make last evening possible. Congratulations & great job to all of our Warsaw FFA members! Best of luck at the Indiana FFA State Convention at Purdue in June!


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Recently in Food Science, the students baked 6 cakes using 6 different leavening agents to see which one worked the best. Then, they measured the heights their cakes rose and, of course, did some taste testing.


 
        


Interested in taking this course? See below for more information directly from the WACC Course of Study Guide:

FOOD SCIENCE*

(DC3 AGRI 104 ITCC)

Grade Level: 9-12

Prerequisite: Recommended: Intro to Agriculture, Food & Natural Resource. Freshman must have completed Intro to Ag.

Course Length: 2 semesters

Credits Earned: 2

Students may earn college credit if they complete the Ivy Tech application and earn a C or higher.

Food Science is a two-semester course that provides students with an overview of food science and its importance. Introduction to principles of food processing, food chemistry, and physics, nutrition, food microbiology, preservation, packaging and labeling, food commodities, food regulations, issues and careers in the food science industry help students understand the role that food science plays in securing a safe, nutritious and adequate food supply. A project-based approach is utilized along with laboratory, team building and problem-solving activities to enhance student learning, leadership development, supervised agricultural experience and career opportunities in the area of food science.


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The Warsaw FFA Chapter had the opportunity to assist with the 4th Annual Barn & Business Breakfast at Grace College Orthopedic Capital Center yesterday. This event was put on by the Kosciusko County Community Foundation, Kosciusko County Chamber of Commerce, Grace College, Silveus Insurance, and Kosciusko County Farm Bureau. This event was a perfect chance for FFA members to mingle and network with top business and agriculture leaders in our community, along with hearing from great guest speakers Larry Clemens, Director of North America's Agriculture Program, & Dr. Nate Bosch, Director of the Lilly Center for Lakes & Streams.  

For more information about the event, check out the article from Ink Free News in Warsaw: 

2018 Barn & Breakfast

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