Chapter Officers

Student leadership is a vital part of our program. We offer students the opportunity to influence the priorities, actions and culture of the Woodbury FFA Chapter while developing their individual leadership style. The following students will serve the Woodbury FFA Chapter for the 2017 - 2018 school year. Learn more about each officer's duties in the official FFA manual.

2018 - 2019 Chapter Officer Applications open Spring 2018.

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Leah McCluskey, President

Hometown: Seymour, CT

SAE: Animal Science at Silver Hill Pet Resort in Ansonia, CT

"Endless possibilities. That's what the FFA means to me. Everybody that this organization reaches has been truly blessed with the opportunity of a lifetime. The FFA reaches across all of America, and therefore touches us all in some way, shape or form."

 
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Nick Huzi, Vice President

Hometown: Shelton, CT

SAE: Plant Science at Jones Family Farm in Shelton, CT

"The FFA is very important to me in many ways because it teaches me leadership, organization, public speaking skills and most importantly teamwork. The FFA also helps me to be a better version of myself through all of the educational programs and workshops that are given to me in this amazing ag program."

 
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Pamela Schork, Secretary

Hometown: Woodbury, CT

SAE: Horse Management at Hollow Hill Farm in Newtown, CT

"The FFA has given me the opportunity to do and learn so many different things related to all fields of agriculture. It has taught me leadership and helped to make me a more well rounded person. I will forever be thankful for the doors that have been opened for me because I am a member of the Woodbury FFA."

 
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Liam O'BrieN, Treasurer

Hometown: Oxford, CT

SAE: Landscaping at Pine Tree Corner Nursery in Southbury, CT

"Being a member of the FFA has helped me along my path to future success and has equipped me with many new skills and abilities. The organization has given me many opportunities to travel and gain new experiences, create lasting memories, as well as build new friendships. "

 
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Liz Mahon, Reporter

Hometown: Bethlehem, CT

SAE: Agricultural Education and Farm Management at Flander's Nature Center in Bethlehem, CT

"FFA has been an incredible community throughout my high school career, and has helped me achieve so much."

 
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Joey Kimberly, Sentinel

Hometown: New Milford, CT

SAE: Dairy Farm Management at Kimberly Farm in New Milford, CT

"From trips to meetings. Meeting new people, or talking to the friends that have now become family. The FFA has been a life changing experience that I will never forget. While some refer to it as “Future For Agriculture” and others refer to it as “Future Farmers Of America”, I will forever refer to it as a livelihood full of laughs and memories that shaped me to who I am today."

 
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Grace Fleishman, Historian

Hometown: Oxford, CT

SAE: Animal Science at Mt. Pleasant Animal Hospital in Newtown, CT

"The FFA has shaped me into the person I am today. Not only has it helped me grow in numerous ways, it has showed me how to help others. Without the FFA, I would not stand where I do today."

 
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Emily Kern, ParliAmentarian

Hometown: Bethlehem, CT

SAE: Livestock Management & Goat Milk Soap Business Management at home farm in Bethlehem, CT

"The FFA is where members have opportunities to grow and share their passions. By being a part of this program, I have stepped outside my comfort zone and was able to share my passion of agriculture to my peers, teachers and the public."

 
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Hayley Gillette, Student Advisor

Hometown: Bethlehem, CT

SAE: Livestock Management at home farm in Bethlehem, CT

"The FFA has given me so many opportunities to improve my skills and achieve goals that I never thought was possible before being in the FFA. By being in the FFA I was able to travel across the country and be involved with so many amazing organizations and people. This past year I was invited to go to the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis for a week. I participated in many leadership workshops and learned how to improve my public speaking skills which was my goal for the year."