Alva Review-Courier -

By Sarah Morris
Jonesboro Sun 

Arkansas student organization opens produce stand

 


JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — It may be summer break, but it hasn't kept Valley View senior Kaylee Southern from school.

The 17-year-old girl joined the 110- to 130-member Future Farmers of America student organization as a way to meet others after she moved into the Valley View School District three years ago. She now helps sell produce at the FFA produce stand, which helps fund projects and trips during the school year.

"I do it because it is a job," said Southern, who earns minimum wage. "I am getting paid for it. And to help my agri teacher. He needs volunteers. It is fun being outside, gett...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020