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This is How We Do It

Hannah May, Reporter

June 3, 2017

Filed under News

A few weeks ago, ten Russian ambassadors came to the agriculture section of McNeil to observe and learn a few things about how things work here in Texas. “They came to the McNeil Farm Facility to look at sustainable agriculture in...

Sweeping into First Place

January 31, 2015

FFA’ers Practice Showmanship Before Big Contests

Stuart McNeil, Reporter

December 20, 2014

Filed under News

The McNeil FFA Showmanship Livestock Show was more about showmanship than about the actual animal to help prepare the students to excel in larger shows like Travis County Youth Show or Star of Texas. “If yall get in there...

FFA Continues Excellence in Fall Competitions

Shannon Steidel, Editor in Chief

November 25, 2013

Filed under Briefs

On Nov. 12, the McNeil FFA competed in the CenTex District LDE Contest, with several members advancing to area based on their performance. Catherine Caprio won Senior Creed Speaking and will advance to Area competition. The Sen...

FFA Students Herd In Victory

Nikki Eduave, Reporter

November 12, 2013

Filed under Briefs, News

Last Saturday, six students from the FFA program came home with ribbons from the Cedar Park Livestock Show. The students were judged based on their animals’ condition and responsiveness. In the lamb category, junior Anahi Y...

Animal Projects Help Teach Responsibility

Becky Moore, Opinions Editor

November 25, 2012

Filed under Personality Profiles, Profiles

Room cleaned. Dishes put away. Homework finished. Goat fed and watered.Not the ordinary responsibilities of an average teenager. Sophomore FFA member Derek Delacruz knows a lot about how much time and dedication  goes into...

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