Ashley Baeten in the spotlight during the 2015 National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky

ash nationals photoAshley Baeten, a member of the Oconto Falls FFA chapter in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin, will be on stage and in the spotlight during the 2015 National FFA Convention & Expo in Louisville, Kentucky from October 28-31, 2015.

Ashley, a senior at Oconto Falls High School, is the daughter of David and Angela Baeten and has been selected to the National FFA Chorus.
The Chorus will perform several times during the 2015 National FFA Convention & Expo, adding excitement and motivation to the sessions through their music. She will join other chorus members in Louisville three days prior to the convention to begin rehearsals.

Ashley has been extremely active in the music program at Oconto Falls High School. She has been a member of Concert Choir, Cantabile, Chamber Singers, Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Marching Band, and Pep Band. In 2014 she was selected to perform with the Wisconsin’s Ambassadors of Music Choir on their European Tour to England, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy, Liechtenstein, and Germany. Ashley has been selected as an outstanding soloist in the Oconto Falls High School Choral Program for the past three years and is a National Anthem soloist for many athletic events. She has also performed at both the District and State Solo and Ensemble Festival in multiple events, including solos, duets, madrigals, Vocal Jazz, and large ensembles. Ashley has been selected to perform the FFA State Choir and this is the second time Ashley has earned the honor of being in the National FFA Choir.

The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 610,240 student members in grades 7-12 and who belong to one of 7,665 local FFA chapters throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.