FFA Chapter Officers
Hey Saints, my name is Belen Perez and this year I have the honor to be serving you all as your 2019-2020 Chapter President. This year I am a Senior at Santa Maria High School and this will be my 4th year in this amazing organization. Throughout my 4 years in FFA I have gotten numerous amazing opportunities like serving my community, attending various leadership conferences around the state, raising livestock for the Santa Barbara County Fair, in addition to that I am apart of the Light Horse Judging. I am beyond excited to be serving you all as this year We Can and We Will make history in Santa Maria FFA.
Belen Perez, President
Hey Santa Maria FFA! My name is Stephanie Corona and I will be serving as you 2019-2020 Chapter Vice President. I am a senior in High School and I have been in this incredible organization since my freshman year. Throughout the years of being in AG I have participated in raising market hogs and turkeys for the Santa Barbara County Fair, had the opportunity to attend multiple leadership conferences, gained numerous hours of FFA activities, and I did it all with a positive attitude. My biggest accomplishment in the program is winning at State Finals with the Milk Quality and Dairy
Products judging team! During my free time, I enjoy binge-watching The Office on Netflix, walking my cat, going on hikes, and spending quality time with my family. I am thrilled to continue the journey and to be serving you this upcoming year. We Can make this year memorable and We Will embark on our own quest.
Stephanie Corona Co-Vice President
What’s up Santa Maria FFA my name is Rebekah Blackmon and I am serving as your 2019-2020 Chapter Vice President. I am currently a junior and this will be my 3rd year involved in FFA. During these years I have enjoyed participating in public speaking competitions, being apart of the Soils and Land Evaluation Team and showing market hogs at the Santa Barbara County Fair. Besides FFA I enjoy playing basketball, cooking, writing, and gardening. Santa Maria FFA, I am stoked to be serving you this year and I promise that WE CAN AND WE WILL overcome all obstacles and reach our highest potentials.
Rebekah Blackmon, Co Vice-President
Hello Santa Maria, FFA members, my name is Maria Alvarez and I am currently a senior in high school. This year I will be serving as one of your secretaries for 2019-2020. This will be my 4th year of being in FFA, looking back at my high school experience it went by so fast. Being part of the Vegetable Crops Evaluation Team the past 3 years and traveling with the different teammates, that were all unique in their own way, was fun, nerve racking, but most of all life changing. Being in FFA has made me more aware to notice how I managed my time and prioritized my life when having to tend for my turkeys. But the past years not only has FFA been part of my life I also enjoyed playing video games with my brother, sister, and cousin as well as being my two year old niece’s play mate. In the end we all choose the role we want to play because this year WE CAN WE WILL choose our paths and be there for each other when maybe the path is too dusty to see where to step.
Maria Alvarez, Co-Secretary
What’s up FFA members! My name is Ruby Cruz and I am so excited to be serving as your 2019-2020 chapter secretary. I am a senior here at Santa Maria High School and will be going into my fourth year of being part of this amazing FFA chapter. Over these past few years, this chapter has offered me many great opportunities, I have had the chance to be part of the Soils and Land evaluation team, participate in many public speaking contests, attend leadership conferences, and help out around our community, all while having a good time and making new friends. On my free time, you can find me showing off some sick moves at the dance floor, singing at the top of my lungs at a karaoke machine, or just hanging out and enjoying nature. So if you see me around the school, come by and say “hi!” I'm always up for meeting new people. Can’t wait to meet you all so that WE CAN and WE WILL have an amazing year!
Ruby Cruz, Co- Secretary
Howdy fellow FFA members ! My name is Monica Novoa and I am homered to serve as your 2019-2020 chapter treasurer. I am currently a junior and have been involved in the agriculture department for the past two years I’ve been involved in numerous FFA and community service events. I was part of the 2019 state champion team for milk quality and dairy foods. I’ve raised and sold a pig and goat for our local country fair. Besides the fact that I love FFA I also enjoy swimming, spending time with family, holter breaking my calf’s, milking my goats and cows, and something I really enjoy getting to know new people. This year I hope we can have loads of fun together and don’t forget to explore new opportunities
Monica Novoa, Treasure
Greetings! My name is Odalys Martinez and this is my 3rd year in Ag. I’m currently a junior and I’m serving as your 2019-2020 Chapter Reporter. As a Sophomore, I got more involved in this organization! I participated in Opening and Closing and Impromptu, and had the opportunity to show Rabbits and Turkeys at the Santa Barbara County Fair! I made many choices as a sophomore and one of them was joining the Milk Quality and Dairy Judging Team. It was really worth it and now we are preparing to compete in nationals as State Champions! WE CAN and WE WILL give our best in our upcoming competition. Outside of FFA, I am very involved in school, church, and in my community. Some of the things I enjoy are playing my instruments, making/painting canvases, playing any sports for fun, and reading. I am very thankful for my parents, family, friends, and teachers that motivate me through their actions, words, and sacrifices. I hope to work together with you all in projects to come or see you all throughout the school year in our FFA events. Take challenges, Believe in yourself, and Grow!
Odalys Martinez, Reporter
Hey, hey, hey! Santa Maria FFA, my name is Ivan Carranza and I’m very humbled to be serving as your 2019-2020 Chapter Sentinel. I’m currently a senior in high school and this will be my 4th year in this amazing organization. Throughout, the FFA program I have created some amazing memories and have had the opportunity to explore and visit several throughout the state of California. In the FFA organization I have attended several conferences like GLC, ALA, and Latinos in Agriculture, I have also competed in public speaking competitions such as the FFA Creed, and Extemporaneous public speaking. I’m also part of the Milk Quality and Dairy Products State Champion Team, in addition to this I have over 500 hours of SAE projects my SAE’S mainly consist of field work and raising poultry and swine for the Santa Barbara County Fair. Outside, the FFA program I’m involved in another club called CSF and I’m also a social butterfly. I love to interact with others so don’t be shy and come say hi. I also love making friendships, laughing, eating burritos, and having a good time. This year I hope to make bonds with each and every single one of you. This year WE CAN and WE WILL grow together.
Ivan Carranza, Sentinel
Hey Santa Maria FFA!! My name is Marisol Ramirez and I am serving as your 2019-2020 Chapter Historian. I am a Junior and I been in FFA since my freshman year. I am part of the floral design team and I had the chance to attend some conferences. During my free time I love to spend time with my friends and watching Netflix while eating some food . I also love to sing but trust me I’m not a very good singer. I honestly can’t wait for this year so WE CAN explore the fun of agricultural and together WE WILL make the best out of everything. #WECANWEWILL
Marisol Ramriez, Historian
2019-2020 Greenhand Officer Team
Veronica De Leon Garcia
Diego De Leon
2019-2020 Chapter Officer Team
With just over 950 members in the Santa Maria FFA Chapter, we have extend our leadership team to include thoses students who strive to improve their leadership skills and play an active part in our chapter. Apart from our elected officers, this year we have six outstanding students who round out our leadership team