The Springport Agriscience Program and FFA Chapter was chartered in 1940 and has been growing since. The program curriculum is intra-curricular, combining classroom and laboratory instruction with leadership training, and work experience.The projects listed that are a part of the agriscience program fulfill the FFA's mission of "learning to do, doing to learn, earning to live, and living to serve."

Please also visit our FFA Chapter web page hosted by our AET account: http://www.springport.theaet.com/, or Like us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/springport.ffa

* ATTENTION State Degree Recipients & AG CTE Completers - Fill out this form in order to take advantage of 6 FREE MSU CREDITS and turn it in with a copy of your State Degree certificate & Transcript

* VIDEO Link - 2015 National Finals in the Novice Parliamentary Procedure Contest - Chapter Conduct of Meetings

* 2016 Leadership Contest Results

* Eaton County 4H Blogspot

UPCOMING FFA EVENTS (2015-2016 FFA Calendar):

  • February 2016:
    • 16 - Middle School & YFA Meeting 6:30-7:30 pm, HS Room 310 (Lambs 101)
    • 11 - State FFA Officer Interviews - Regional Level
    • 17 - Regional Leadership Contest at Saline 3:00pm
    • 19 - Mardi Gras Themed Mystery Dinner Fundraiser for Costa Rica, 6:00 pm, SHS Cafeteria
    • 19-21 - State FFA Officer Interviews - State Level
    • 19 - State Convention Registrations are due
    • 20-27 - National FFA Week (Chapter t-shirt day, teacher appreciation day, radio)
    • 24 - Chapter T-shirt Day
  • March:
    • 2 - HS FFA Meeting
    • 6 - Pre-States Critique Night – Library – 6pm
    • 9-11 - State FFA Convention, MSU
    • 14 - Summer SAE Interest Meetings (Lamb Show Team, Fair)
    • 15 - FAIR Parent Meeting (Middle School & YFA) 6:30-7:30 pm, HS Room 310
    • 22 - Labor Auction, 7pm, Cafeteria
    • 31 - Chapter Officer Applications Due
    • 31 - 8th Grade Recruitment In-class Workshop (before spring break)
  • April:
    • 1 - Marketing plan papers due & Ag Skills Registration Due
    • 10 - FFA Chapter Officer Interviews
    • 11 - HS FFA Meeting *Elections*
    • 14 - Spartan Sparkle
    • TBD - Adopt-a-Highway
    • 17 - Regional Officer Interviews 1:00 pm Location TBA
    • 19 - Middle School & YFA Meeting 6:30-7:30 pm, HS Room 310 (How to take care of your fair project)
    • 19 - Project RED (Jackson Fairgrounds) – during school
    • 20 - FFA Lamb Sale
    • 22 - State FFA Agricultural Skills Contest, Michigan State University
    • 25 - All Fair Entries and Camping Forms Due to Mrs. Merrill
    • 30 - AWESOME 5K, 10K & Kids’ Fun Run (5K & 10K start at 9am, Kid's run at 10:15 am) - ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN
  • May:
    • TBA - Starter Calf weigh-in/tagging
    • 1-2 - Region II Camp, Kimball Camp, Reading
    • 4 - HS FFA Meeting
    • 6 - Banquet & Silent Auction, 6pm dinner, awards 7pm, cafeteria, plant sale
    • 17 - Middle School & YFA Meeting 6:30-7:30 pm, HS Room 310 (Preparing for the fair)
    • 16 - The following items are due to the State FFA Office: American Degree Apps, Proficiency State Winner's Apps, National Chapter Apps, National Band, National Chorus and National Talent Apps
    • 21 - LAMB SHOW TEAM (Hastings)
  • June:
    • 1 - HS FFA Meeting
    • 24-26 - Springport Summer Festival Weekend (tractor/parade)
    • 18 - Springport Sheep Showcase (LAMB SHOW TEAM) at Jackson County Fairgrounds
    • 22-28 - Washington DC Leadership Conference (WLC)
    • 22-24 - Summer MAAE Teacher Conf.
  • July:
    • 4 - FFA Tractor in Eaton Rapids Parade
    • 7-8 - SLCCO & SLCRO Conferences
    • 10-16 - Eaton County Fair
    • 14 - State FFA Livestock Judging Contest
    • TBA - POA Camp

2015-2016 Chapter Officers: President - Carly Claucherty, Vice President - Peyton Metheringham, Secretary - Amber Heisler, Treasurer - Emmy Dyer, Treasurer - Madelyn Kidder, Reporter - Caitlin Henne and Ryley Gray, Sentinel - Eric Parr


Springport FFA Chapter Accomplishments:

    • Models of Innovation National Finalist 2010 in Chapter Development and Community Development
    • Models of Innovation National Finalist 2009 in Student Development and Community Development
    • #1 Chapter in Michigan for 2002, 2004, 2008, 2009, and 2010 and Gold State Ratings every year in National Chapter since 1998

Springport Agriscience Program, PO Box 100, 300 W. Main St., Springport MI 49284
Phone: (517)857-3475, Fax: (517)857-3251, Email: megan.merrill@springportschools.net
Instructors: Megan Merrill and Pat Henne