Community service is an important part of Cameron FFA chapter members, and that service comes with some twists not often seen in many other chapters around the countryside.
One of the community projects is a pheasant-raising program, in which about 20 FFA members work directly with community members.
The members also works on a deer-fawn tagging program with state Department of Natural Resources biologists, along with organizing a blood drive and working on a food-pantry project.
Members and some of the chapter members said it’s important for FFA chapters to work on community projects along with other leadership and education programs.
“It’s important to get out into the community about what we do as a chapter and how we’re important to the community and also get experience to our members,” said member Riley Ladd.
The chapter was highlighted in a recent recording of the WAXX FFA on the Air program: