Olivia Powers, a member of the West Plains FFA chapter in West Plains, MO, will be on stage and in the spotlight Oct. 27-Nov. 1 during the 2014 National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Ky.
On Monday, September 22nd all members of the West Plains School District faculty and staff participated in an 8 hour training on Active Intruder Response for Schools by Strategos International. This is an annual event led by the district school resource officers to ensure the safety of our kids.
A West Plains Area Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting ceremony was held on Monday, September 22nd at the South Central Career Center to celebrate its new location at 407 Thornburgh Ave. Many city officials and several past SCCC Directors were in attendance. The South Central Career Center also hosted an open house and facility tours at the event.
The West Plains FFA chapter in has been awarded a $1500 grant from the National FFA Organization's Living to Serve: Environmental Grant program. The chapter has developed a year-long service-learning project to meet a local environmental need. The Living to Serve: Environmental Grants are provided through funding from CSX, as a special project of the National FFA Foundation.