St. Amant High School FFA Chapter attends State Convention

Ty Anderson, Special to Weekly Citizen
Pictured left to right: Tate Roussel-Advisor, Matthew Delaune, Sadie Foster, Christian Neff, Ty Anderson, Maddison Perri, Ryleigh Blank, Sierra Ellis, Chealsea Carter, Tyler Delaune, Grant Gautreaux, Marcy Mahler-Advisor, Mandy Delaune-Advisor

The St. Amant High School FFA Chapter experienced another impressive showing at the 2019 State FFA Convention.

Held in Alexandria from June 3-5, chapter members were on the receiving end of many awards. Sadie Foster, 11th grade student and chapter president, received 2nd place in the Agricultural Education SAE Proficiency. She was also elected as the 2019-2020 Area IV secretary for Louisiana.

The individual awards continued as Senior Mathew Delaune received 3rd in the Agricultural Services SAE Proficiency. He was also recognized for years of FFA experience when he received his State Degree, the highest honor awarded by Louisiana.

St. Amant FFA was also recognized for many overall awards for their work as a chapter. Having the most recorded volunteer hours of all chapters, they won the Living to Serve Challenge.

They received 1st in the Executive Secretary Sweepstakes for having the most involved chapter across categories such as Career Development Events, Supervised Agricultural Experiences, and community involvement.

Additionally, they were 2nd overall in the National Chapter Award for their accumulated work this year.

St. Amant FFA will be looking to bring home National Awards when they travel to Indianapolis for the National FFA Convention this November.

For more information on the St. Amant FFA Chapter and to hear about all their upcoming success, contact Mandy Delaue at