Welcome to FFA
Future farmers of America
FFA is an active organization at Du Quoin High School they deals with the agricultural field.
Members attend many events such as the Equine Judging Career Development Event and the National Farm Progress Show.
Mr. Robert Huntley is the FFA sponsor.
FFA and American Red Cross held their 2nd Annual Blood Drive in the Auxiliary Gym on Wednesday, Sept. 23. They collected 62 units of blood.
FFA holds an annual Teacher Appreciation luncheon to thank teachers for their hard work throughout the year.
Congratulations to Du Quoin High School FFA members Tyler Wilson, Waylan Melton Blaine Bradley, Braden Heape, and Jordan Henderson for their outstanding performance at last night’s Section 24 FFA Supervised Agricultural Experience Proficiency Awards contest. These students will be advancing to the District level in March. These five students, through their jobs/projects have earned in the past 12 month over $30,000.00 and invested over 3000 hours of labor. Besides their earnings they have greatly added to their portfolios of skills, tasks, and responsibilities that will help them succeed in the workforce.
Congratulation to FFA member Jordan Henderson for being recommended to the Illinois State FFA Association as a candidate for his Illinois State FFA Degree. Jordan will be recognized on stage during the 2016 Illinois State FFA convention this summer.
Congratulation to FFA member Sean Hall for placing in the top ten in last night’s Section 24 FFA Creed Public Speaking contest.
February 9, 2016
FFA State Degree Interview
Shawnee High School
Wolf Lake, Il.
February 18, 2016
FFA public speaking
FFA proficiency awards
Shawnee High School
Wolf Lake, Il.
March 11, 2016
FFA Ag. Mechanics
John A. Community College Carterville, Il.
March 15, 2016
FFA Ag. Awareness
Elverado High School
April 7, 2016
FFA Job Interview
Johnston City High School
Johnston City, Il.
The student council is an organization at Du Quoin High School that can help provide leadership skills to student throughout and beyond the Du Quoin High School community.
DuQuoin High School collected 3300 food items for our local food pantries. Thank you DHS faculty, staff, and students. Thanks to Ward School who also contributed to our food drive! The Maple Street Food Pantry said your efforts will help them feed people all the way through March! Your kindness and consideration is helping those less fortunate in our local community.
Student Council sponsored a
"Fun February Week" February 12th- February 16th.
Monday was PJ Day (School Dress Code Applies)
Tuesday was Twin Day
Wednesday was Heart Day Supporting the American Heart Association (Dress up wearing hearts)
Thursday was Old and Young Day, (Juniors and Seniors dress like the elderly and Freshman and Sophomores dress like toddlers (School Dress Code Applies)
Friday was Red and Black Day.
How to Become a Member
To become a member of Student Council, students must complete a membership petition. They must also have teachers and fellow students vouch for their character. There is also a $20 due that students who are a part of student council must pay.
The LEDSC District Convention was Tuesday, March 6, 2018. 360 members were present from 14 area schools. Olivia Whitley was elected to Little Egypt District of Student Council’s executive board. She will serve as Treasurer for the 2018-2019 school year. Maddie Robison and Katie Smith served as Credential Committee members. The Convention was held at Mt. Vernon Township High School.
Student Council 2017-2018
President: Hope Stewart
Secretary: Olivia Whitley
Treasurer: Katie Smith
12th Grade Representative:
11th Grade Representatives:
10th Grade Representatives:
9th Grade Representatives: