Richmond FFA celebrates National FFA Week

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Richmond FFA celebrates National FFA Week

Thu, 03/19/2020 - 18:01
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RICHMOND – The Richmond FFA Chapter celebrated National FFA Week Feb. 23-28.

Daily activities and dressup days involved Sunday, FFA Day at Church, at Old New Garden Primitive Baptist Church; Monday, Muddy Truck, wear camo day; Tuesday, Kuntry, wear flannel day; Wednesday, FFA Community Breakfast and wear FFA T-shirt day; Thursday, drive your tractor to school day and wear bib overalls day; and Friday, show your FFA pride, silo field trip and wear FFA jackets day.

The favorite day of the week was Drive Your Tractor to School Day, when eight tractors came to school.

“This is a long-standing tradition at Richmond High School,” FFA information stated.

The activity with the most participation was by far the FFA Community Breakfast. Twenty-eight FFA members showed up at 5:45 a.m. to start preparing breakfast and served more than 75 people a pancake and sausage breakfast.

“Many community members have noticed our increased presence around Richmond and expressed appreciation for all the hard work we have been putting in,” FFA information states.