Kansas FFA Association

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    Riverton FFA Chapter
    Box 290
    Riverton, KS 66770-0290

    Phone: (620) 848-3388

    Fax: (620) 848-3609

    Webpage: None

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Riverton

Riverton High School is a 3A school with 268 total students.

We have 70 members, breaking down as 21 Freshmen, 17 Sophomores, 22 Juniors, 14 Seniors, and one graduated member.

The Riverton FFA Chapter was established on October 31, 1950. Our Officer Team in that year is listed below. Two of our current officers were members of our charter officer team.

1950-51 Chapter Officer Team
Don Hutto- President
Charles Shanks- Vice President
Jack Livingston- Secretary
Jim Williams- Treasurer
Edwin Kirpatrick- Reporter
Gene Bigbie- Advisor
2005-06 Chapter Leadership Team
President- Kyle Essley
Vice President- Skyler Wilkinson
Secretary- Eric Honeycutt
Treasurer- Jessica Froelich
Reporter- Kelly Essley
Sentinel- Tyler Livingston
Student Advisor- James Hutto
Advisor- Mr. Jacob Larison

 

Below is a schedule of our events for 2005-06:
Oct.11 Nursery/ Landscape LCHS 9:00 a.m.
Oct 26-29 National FFA Convention Louisville  
Nov. 5 District Horse Judging Coffeyville 9:00 a.m.
Nov. 17 Leadership School Moran 9:00 a.m.
Dec. 1 Speech/ Farm Management Riverton 1:00 p.m.
Jan. 19 Ag Mechanics/ Agronomy Yates Center 9:00 a.m.
Jan 25 Ag Sales, Job Interview Cherryvale 9:00 a.m.
Feb. 16 Chapter Work Auction Riverton 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 17 Meats Erie 9:00 a.m.
Feb. 23 Pancake Feed Riverton 6:00 a.m
Feb 19 - 25 National FFA Week    
Mar. 4 District Selection Day - Officer, State Degrees, Proficiency Awards Girard 8:00 a.m.
Mar. 15 Dairy Food, Dairy Cattle & Poultry Iola 9:00 a.m.
Mar. 17-18 Leader Lab Junction City  
Mar. 31 Ft. Scott Aggie Day Ft. Scott  
Apr. 6 Allen County Aggie Day Iola  
Apr. 8 Livestock Fredonia 9:00 a.m.
Apr. 14 Coffeyville Aggie Day Coffeyville  
Apr. 20 District Banquet Neodesha 7:00 p.m.
Apr. 30- May 2 State CDE's Manhattan  
May 18 Chapter FFA Banquet Riverton 6:30 p.m.
May 30- June 2 State FFA Convention Manhattan  

Important Results:
State Winning Agricultural Issues Team- Represented Kansas in Louisville for the second year in a row!

2 State Proficiency Award Winners
Mycah McColm- National finalist in Outdoor Recreation-Placement
Wes Anderson- Ag Mechanics-Placement

2-Star Ranking in the National Chapter in 2005

The Facility:
Opening on September 24, 2004, the RHS Ag Ed Facility is one of newest in the State of Kansas. The facility has the following features to offer students the best possible Ag Education experience.

Welding/Mechanics Shop  5500 sq ft
15 built-in welding booths with overhead ventilation
Overhead Crane for lifting projects
Paint Room  544 sq ft
Classroom  1092 sq ft
16 Lab Stations
Computer Lab  816 sq ft
15 Computers for student use
Small Animal Lab  352 sq ft
Aquaculture System
Incubator and Brooder
Poultry and Small Mammal Cages
Greenhouse  1600 sq ft

RHS Ag Education Course Offerings:
Opportunities in Agriculture Science and Business
Welding Fundamentals & Advanced Welding Construction
*Articulated with FSCC for 3 hrs credit
Horticulture Science & Advanced Horticulture
*Articulated with FSCC for 4 hrs credit
Leadership in Agribusiness
Animal Science
College Animal Science
*Online through ACCC
College Agriculture Economics
*Online through ACCC
Agriculture/SAE OJT