Chapter membership - 94 members in school, 12 out-of-school members
Chapter officers - Amanda Hofsommer and Brendan Taylor –presidents
Blake Lebeck and Maddy Stevenson - vice presidents
Nathan Faga and Jackson Sterle - secretarys
Zane Haglund and Levi Origer - treasurers
Reagan Schmitz and Caden Sporleder - reporters
Dawson Chelsvig and Sam Skaar - sentinels
Brad Taylor - advisor
Chapter Activities: Center around learning leadership and employability skills. Two members received their Iowa Degree in 2019 — Amanda Hofsommer and Brendan Taylor
Our major activities are developed around members gaining:
1. employability skills
2. leadership skills in speaking and team work
3. community service work
Typical activities include:
Leadership contests: creed speaking, radio broadcast, salesmanship, public speaking, job interviewing, chapter program, conduct of meetings and chapter quizzes.
Career Development Events (Skills contests) students typically participate in: Ag Sales, Food Technology, Farm Business, Agricultural Mechanics, Agronomy, Landscape/Nursery, Horse Judging, Livestock Judging, Meats evaluation and Floriculture.
Community service activities: Elementary food programs, Community beautification projects, operate carousel, Water quality testing program, Farm safety program, Kids Against Hunger Program for 2nd Graders, educate and advocate for use of renewable energy and our Community Garden.
Each year we attend leadership development events at the district, state, and national conventions.
We work cooperatively yearly with other CTE (Career and Technical Education organizations) on fundraising projects, community service projects and social events such as the Sweetheart Ball Dance.
Our agriculture department has been recognized by the IAAE (Iowa Association of Agricultural Educators) as the ‘Outstanding Agriculture Program in the State of Iowa” and the “Agri-Science Department” five times in the past six years.
The Roland-Story Agriculture Department has been recognized as a CASE (Curriculum for Agriculture Science Education) Certified and Approved department with approved curriculum in “AFNR”, APT (Agriculture Power and Technology), Plant Sciences and Animal Sciences. CASE is one of the governor’s approved upscale STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) approved programs in the state.