Alyssa Gruszie Wins National FFA Grant
February 27, 2019
Each year, FFA chapters around the country celebrate National FFA Week, which this year took place February 16 – 23. And last week, Chinook FFA Chapter member Alyssa Gruszie was indeed celebrating after she learned that she had won a National FFA Grant. The $1,000 award will enable her to expand her hog farrowing operation.
In 2012, Gruszie, who is currently a junior at Chinook High School, purchased her first sow. Now she owns ten. What began as a 4-H project transitioned into a show pig business that sells pure bred Yorkshires and some Hampshire crossbreeds and is part of Gruszie's...