The Indiana FFA
P.O. Box 28/ Trafalgar, IN 46181 Phone: (317) 878-5367 FAX: (317) 878-5428
Kyle Malcolm, Indiana FFA State Sentinel
Advisor: Sam Reinoehl
Kyle Malcolm, 18, is currently serving as the 2009-2010 Indiana FFA State Sentinel. He is the son of Dean and
Kathy Malcolm and has three siblings. Jared is his older brother; his younger siblings are Colin and Bethany. Kyle
is excited to serve the Indiana FFA for the coming year. During his year of service, he will travel the state of
Indiana promoting agricultural education and the FFA. While in office, Kyle will speak to thousands of students
and FFA supporters, present numerous workshops and conferences, and participate in goodwill tours throughout
the state. One of his responsibilities as a state officer is to develop relationships with leaders in the government,
education, business, and agriculture sectors.
Over the past four years of FFA membership, Kyle has been very actively involved in the FFA at the chapter,
district, and state level. On the chapter level, Kyle has been a key member of several committees. He has competed
on many different teams including Soil Evaluation team, Livestock Evaluation team. At the district level, Kyle has
taken part in the Chapter Meeting Team, Quiz Bowl, Extemporaneous Public Speaking, Natural Resource
Management Demonstration, Ag Sales Demonstration, Exhibit, Male Leadership Ambassador, Ag Business
Management Demonstration. In addition, Kyle has attended the past two National FFA Conventions in
Indianapolis and one National Convention in Louisville.
Kyle’s supervised agricultural experience of Poultry Production has become a major component of his life. The
proficiency involves raising and caring for turkeys, broilers, layers and pullets. He has been able to take what he
has learned with his supervised agriculture experience to compete at the county fair.
During high school, Kyle certainly kept busy outside of his FFA duties. He was a member of the National Honor
Society, Student Council, Peers, Cares, Dekalb’s VOICE, DARE Role Model, and 4-H. He graduated eighth in his
class and was a recipient of many scholarships.
After serving the Indiana FFA Organization and its members, Kyle plans to attend Purdue University and major in
Agriculture Finance. Following graduation, Kyle plans to start his own farm raising livestock or come back to the
family farm, while working in his career field of finance.
With more than 9,000 members, the Indiana FFA Organization is committed to supporting the future of
agriculture. Through agricultural education and the FFA, students are able to develop their potential for premier
leadership, personal growth, and career success.