RCHS students Quinn Wicker
(left), and Kim Hoeing (right), were named a part of the National FFA Courtesy Corps
at the 2004 National Convention.
Hoeing and Wicker
are leaders of the pack
...This year, approximately 1,300 FFA members, including Rushville Consolidated High School students Kim Hoeing and Quinn Wicker, helped make the event a success by being a part of the National FFA Courtesy Corps.
"It was an honor to be a part of the national convention because we got to work with so many different people, actually people from all over the United States," Wicker
"My dad and my older brother were both involved in FFA
and they encouraged me to join," Quinn
said."Throughout my involvement I've learned so many leadership skills, and how to speak with confidence in public.I have also met many new people, and I'm thankful for what I've learned.The National FFA
was an exciting experience, and I'm glad that I'm ending my high school career with FFA
in this way."Quinn is also a top-notch student at RCHS, and is currently president of Key Club, serves as the Holcad editor, is junior class treasurer, and is involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters.She is a member of NHS, Varsity Scholars, 4-H Jr. Leaders, swim team, Rush County United Methodist Youth Group, Spanish club, SADD, and is in the top 10 percent of her class.She is also the District 9 FFA treasurer.
Orme has nothing but praise when considering the contributions that Wicker
and Hoeing have made this year to the organization.
is highly dedicated, and is a behind the scenes type of worker," he
...Wicker intends to enroll at Indiana State in the nursing program, and Hoeing is entertaining the idea of attending Purdue University and majoring in either veterinary medicine or agriculture education.
and Kim are both model RCHS students, and I am very proud that they were representing our local organization at National.