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FFA is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education..

The FFA Alumni Association supports and advocates for agricultural education and FFA through gifts of time, talent and financial resources..

The mission of the Illinois FFA Foundation is to provide financial support for the Illinois FFA. When you make a gift to the Illinois Foundation FFA, you are investing in the future of agriculture..

The Illinois Association of Vocation Agriculture Teachers (IAVAT) is a professional organization for agricultural teachers at all levels..

The Illinois Association of Community College Agriculture Instructors (IACCAI) is a statewide professional organization for postsecondary agriculture instructors. .

The Illinois Postsecondary Agricultural Student (PAS) Organization provides opportunities for individual growth, leadership and career preparation. .

The Illinois Farm Bureau & Affiliated Companies Youth Education in Agriculture program offers unique educational programs to Illinois youth in 4-H and FFA. .

The purpose of the Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom Program is to encourage educators to incorporate more information about the agriculture, food, and natural resources system into daily lessons..
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Facilitating Coordination in Agricultural Education (FCAE) is a state project administered through the Illinois State Board of Education that is tasked with improving and expanding agricultural education from pre-k through adult levels..

The Illinois Leadership Council for Agricultural Education (ILCAE) is a voluntary, grassroots agricultural industry group focused on the expansion and improvement of Agricultural Education programs at all levels..

The Illinois Committee for Agricultural Education (ICAE) is a 13-member committee established by legislation and appointed by the Governor to advise both the governor and state education agencies concerning Agricultural Education K-adult..

The Illinois State Board of Education is the state agency responsible for Pre-K through 12th grade education. Its primary mission is state program leadership, planning, approval, funding, and evaluation..

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will be an advocate for Illinois' agricultural industry and provide the necessary regulatory functions to benefit consumers, agricultural industry, and our natural resources.. provides information about the Agricultural Education profession and encourages students to consider a career as an agriculture teacher..

MyCAERT provides teachers with an integrated online system to Plan, Document, Deliver, and Assess Career and Technical Education instruction. .

Information Technology and Communication Services (ITCS) Instructional Materials provides agricultural education publications in a variety of formats. .

The Agricultural Experience Tracker is the premiere personalized online system for tracking experiences in agricultural education. .
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Mindy Bunselmeyer.
Illinois FFA Center-FFA Alumni
Executive Director
3221 Northfield Drive
Springfield, IL 62702
Office-217.753.3328 Cell-217.412.5646
Assistant: Patti Davis
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Alumni Annual Meeting, Gun Raffle Tickets, 212 &WLC Scholarship Winners, Outstanding Alumni Chapters

Wednesday, November 08, 2017

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Items in this Listserv: 

1.) Alumni Annual Meeting 

2.) Gun Raffle Ticket Sales

3.) 212 Scholarship Winners

4.) WLC Scholarship Winners

5.) Alumni Outstanding Alumni Chapter Award


1.) Alumni Annual Meeting 

The Illinois FFA Alumni Annual Meeting will be held January 26-27, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn, Located in Champaign, IL. The Alumni Auction will be held on Friday Night.Everyone is welcome to attend! Proceeds from the auction are what funds 212, WLC, and Camp Scholarships, 

Items we will have up for bid at the auction: 

  • 4 Walt Disney World Park Hopper Tickets
  • Jumer's Casino Rock Island- One night stay, two free buffets 
  • Elite Island Resorts- St. Vincent & The Grenadines- 2 Rooms for 7 Night Stay at Palm Island at The Grenadines Resort (flyer attached)
  • Elite Island Resorts- St. Lucia- 2-3 Rooms for 7 Nights at St. James Club at Morgan Bay Saint Lucia (flyer attached)
  • Elite Island Resorts- Antigua- Up to 3 rooms for 7 Night Stay at the Verandah Resort and Spa in Antigua (flyer attached)
  • Oriental Trading Gift Certificate
  • Casey's Gift Certificate
  • St. Louis Cardinals Tickets
  • More Over Night Trips
  • And Much Much More

If you have questions about the items that will be auctioned off or would like to donate something, email Katie Burns, at There will be a Listserv to come about registering for the Alumni Annual Meeting and the chapter basket competition. Everyone is welcome! 

2.) Gun Raffle Ticket Sales

 The Illinois FFA Alumni is selling tickets for a Gun Raffle the tickets are $20 per ticket.  The proceeds from this raffle funds alumni scholarships and events.  Only 1,000 tickets will be sold (000-999) and the winning numbers will be drawn from the Evening Illinois Pick 3, Monday-Friday, December 1-30, 2017.  We will have an early bird drawing on November 1st.  Please see the attached gun listing.

Each day's winner will receive e-gift cards from Dick's Sporting Goods Store for the value of that gun for that day.

You may purchase the gun raffle tickets from the Alumni Council Members (listing attached), or you may send a check made payable to the IL FFA Alumni and mailed to Patti Davis, IL FFA Alumni, 3221 Northfield Drive, Springfield, IL 62702 or pay by credit card (please note Alumni-Gun Raffle).  If any questions, please contact Patti Davis at 

3.) 212 Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the following 212 scholarship winners!
  • Aubrey Anderson- Belvidere FFA
  • Tessa Sargeant- Bushnell-Prairie City FFA
  • Annie Johnson- Cambridge FFA
  • Bailey Lewis- Cisne FFA
  • Hayley Buerster- Edwards County FFA
  • Creed Justice- Eldorado FFA
  • Sami Perschall- Hartsburg-Emden FFA
  • Hailey Krause- Marissa FFA
  • Cade Hoffman- Nashville FFA
  • Chelsea Ochs- Olney FFA
  • Jasmin Tarlton- Sandoval FFA
  • Garrett Granby- Seneca FFA
  • Jaedyn Slutz- Sycamore FFA
  • Madison Huebner- Waterloo FFA
  • Ryann Zimmerman- West Prairie FFA 

The amount of the scholarship will be $125 reimbursed to the Chapter after the event. To those scholarship winners who attended the Fall 2017 212 Conference, a reimbursement will be sent to your chapter. 

4.) WLC Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to the following WLC scholarship winners!

  • Brodee McCormick- Athens FFA
  • Gage Miller- Cambridge FFA
  • Kaley Konopasek- Cisne FFA
  • Morgan Kaeb- Cissna Park FFA
  • Hunter Weaver- Eldorado FFA
  • Amy Christ- Elmwood FFA
  • Katie McCleary- Fairfield FFA
  • Erin Brown- Heyworth FFA
  • Katherine Smith- Marion FFA
  • Jacob Kueker- Mt. Vernon FFA
  • Alex Johannes- Nashville FFA
  • Emily Curry- New Berlin FFA
  • Hannah Liske- Okawville FFA
  • Madison Michels- Olney FFA
  • Molly Schempp- Olympia FFA
  • Dori Brandt- Sandoval FFA
  • Ashley Hartman- Waterloo FFA
  • Chasidy Greenwalt- Wayne City FFA

The amount of the scholarship will be $550 towards the conference and $250 towards travel costs. The winner may register with the Illinois FFA Center to ride the Illinois FFA bus, or arrange for his/her own transportation. 

5.) Alumni Outstanding Alumni Chapter Award

Congrats to the following Illinois FFA Alumni Chapters!

Bushnell-Prairie City- Gold

Mt. Vernon- Silver 

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