Shawnee Heights Higher College agriculture, FFA courses expanding

Under adviser Sara Gillespie, Shawnee Heights' chapter of the Future Farmers of America has had great success through its fifth year of existence.

Amber Eggenberger could have only gotten a single total yr of agriculture instruction at Shawnee Heights Higher College, but she credits it with switching the class of her profession.

Eggenberger, now a scholar in Kansas Point out University’s University of Veterinary Medicine, claimed her knowledge with Shawnee Heights’ Future Farmers of The united states chapter, begun by agriculture trainer Sara Gillespie all through Eggenberger’s senior calendar year, assisted her hit the floor jogging as a veterinary pupil.

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“I only had a calendar year in that application, but that year authorized me to make enough connections in the vet college to be capable to do my undergrad in 3 decades and even get into vet faculty ahead of I finished my bachelor’s (degree),” Eggenberger advised the Shawnee Heights Board of Schooling earlier this 7 days.