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Couch FFA goes to Camp Rising Sun

Thursday, August 28, 2003

CAMP RISING SUN -- Nine members of the Couch FFA

attended the state FFA camp July 7-11 at Camp Rising

Sun on the Lake of the Ozarks.

Couch FFA advisor Pam Proffitt said during the week

campers attended sessions and workshops focusing

on setting goals for the future, discovering more about

themselves and achieving success. She said special

speakers from the Missouri Department of

Conservation, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Missouri

colleges and other Missouri agricultural organizations

spoke to the FFA members about careers, ag literacy,

issues in agriculture, conservation and patriotism.

Along with leadership and personal development,

campers had the opportunity to participate in sports

and waterfront activities. The campers also enjoyed a

dance and a cruise on the lake and a trip to Lee Mace's

Ozark Opry.

Couch FFA students attending the camp were: Jennifer

Wrenfrow, Vanessa Burgard, Tonya Combs, Natalie

Lowery, Caitlyn Melton, Sandy LaBahn, Aaron Yarber,

Kim LaBahn and Jed Fling.

During the week several members received awards for

their participation in activities. Melton, Kim LaBahn,

Sandy LaBahn, Yarber and Combs received State

Leadership Medals and Fling received the All Around

Camper Award. Combs placed second out of 30

people in the extemporaneous speaking contest. The

rituals team of Yarber, Combs, Wrenfrow, Kim LeBahn

and Sandy LaBahn, Melton and Burgard also placed


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