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A roundup of FFA news for the week of Dec. 11, 2008

Thursday, December 11, 2008

DULUTH, Ga. — AGCO Corporation awarded a $2,400 National FFA Scholarship to Elizabeth Heitkamp, a 2008 graduate of Versailles High School. The award was made during the 81st National FFA Convention held in Indianapolis. Heitkamp is the daughter of Gary and Denise Heitkamp of Versailles, Ohio. The recent Versailles High School graduate is attending Ohio […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 11, 2008

Thursday, December 11, 2008

MEDINA, Ohio — The Medina County junior fair market beef steer and market heifer weigh-in and identification will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 17 at the county fairgrounds. All beef steers and market heifers to be shown at the county fair and those beef animals intended for the Carcass Show must be […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Dec. 4, 2008

Thursday, December 4, 2008

CARROLLTON, Ohio — East Township Young Producers 4-H club met Nov. 19 at St. Johns Church with 24 members attending. Roll call was done with each member giving his favorite school subject after the pledges. Minutes were read from the last meeting, the treasurer’s report was reviewed and 4-H committee reports were reviewed. Items were […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Dec. 4, 2008

Thursday, December 4, 2008

WEST SALEM, Ohio — Members of the Northwestern FFA chapter traveled to the two-day Made For Excellence and the Advanced Leadership Development conferences in Columbus. The conferences were hosted by the Ohio FFA Foundation and led by the National FFA leaders. The Made For Excellence Conference was created for ninth and tenth graders. Chapter members […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 27, 2008

Thursday, November 27, 2008

JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — Seventy members of the Hillsdale FFA received their Greenhand and Chapter degrees Nov. 5. The guest speaker was Krystin Bachman, Ohio’s State FFA vice president. The ceremony consisted of the recognition of all members who attained the requirements necessary to receive the Greenhand and Chapter degrees. During the ceremony, the members received […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 20, 2008

Thursday, November 20, 2008

CASTALIA, Ohio — The Margaretta FFA Chapter would like to congratulate Derrick Jacobs who recently received a $500 scholarship. Jacobs received this award for his outstanding accomplishments in a poultry judging contest in Indianapolis. The poultry team placed fourth in the nation for their ability to judge poultry. Team members were Kory Munk, Derrick Jacobs, […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Nov. 20, 2008

Thursday, November 20, 2008

TORONTO, Ohio — The Bareshoe Wranglers met at the Glen Mills Center for a covered-dish banquet recently. Adviser Frank Mayer was in charge of the meeting. Certificates and pins were handed out. Awards were presented to Ian Porter, most improved; Holly Mayer, all around; Heidi Hickle, most outstanding; and Jennifer Smith, sportsmanship. The next meeting […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 13, 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008

MINERVA, Ohio — Minerva High School FFA held its monthly meeting Oct. 28. They discussed the treasurer’s report and the secretary’s minutes. They also discussed the committee reports which includes T-shirt and fruit sale committees. T-shirts will be $10, and they are the same style as last year. The fruit sales ended Nov. 10. Shrimp […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Nov. 13, 2008

Thursday, November 13, 2008

WINTERSVILLE, Ohio — The Bareshoe Wranglers 4-H club met recently at the Jefferson County Vocational School. The club discussed selling cookie dough as a fundraiser. The club held a covered-dish banquet Nov. 8 to award fair winners. The next meeting will be Jan. 21 at the Jefferson County Vocational School. * * * ORWELL, Ohio […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Nov. 6, 2008

Thursday, November 6, 2008

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Eighteen members of the Zane Trace FFA Chapter participated in the 81st National FFA Convention in Indianapolis Oct. 22–25. During this time, chapter members listened to motivational speakers at convention sessions and explored more than 500 booths featuring agricultural colleges and businesses at the career show. While at the career show, students […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Nov. 6, 2008

Thursday, November 6, 2008

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Trail Blazers ll 4-H elected new officers Oct. 27. Sara Kline was elected president, Stephanie Sondles is vice president and Alexas Figuero is the new treasurer. Ashley Christopher will remain secretary and Katie Capatosto is still the news reporter. A vote was also held for two recreational officers. Kody Capatosto and […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 30, 2008

Thursday, October 30, 2008

JEFFERSON, Ohio — The Prime Bovine 4-H club held its first meeting of the 2008-2009 season Oct. 12 at Joe and Jayne Bodnar’s residence in Jefferson, Ohio. The club elected the following officers for the new year: Jason Krulic, president; Kyle Jones, vice president; Jessica Krulic and Tiffany Newbold, co-secretary and co-reporter; Seth Thomas, health […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 30, 2008

Thursday, October 30, 2008

ALLIANCE, Ohio — The Marlington FFA Chapter held its monthly meeting Oct. 9 at 7:30 p.m. in the horticulture building. There were 12 members and numerous guests present. The chapter discussed several items including donation of money to Akron Children’s Hospital, flag football and the upcoming fruit sale. The kickoff of the sale was at […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 23, 2008

Thursday, October 23, 2008

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — The Barnesville Progressive Home Helper met Oct. 11 at the Main Street United Methodist Church. Officers were elected and the club made plans for the 2008-09 4-H year. The next meeting will be held Nov. 8 at the church. * * * CORTLAND, Ohio — The Trumbull 4-H program will participate in […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 23, 2008

Thursday, October 23, 2008

COLLINS, Ohio — Twenty Western Reserve FFA members visited DreamChasers Farm in North Fairfield to assist in manual labor and helping to spruce up the grounds Sept. 17. DreamChasers is a therapeutic farm for special needs children. The farm is set up as an old western town and has buildings that represent everything from a […]

A roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 16, 2008

Thursday, October 16, 2008

PATTERSONVILLE, Ohio — Brown Frame Round-Up 4-H club met Oct. 4 at the Brown Frame Building with 12 members attending. The club had a Halloween party with a bonfire, hayride and candy grab. The club discussed past frozen food sales and the upcoming cookie dough sale. Members also brought items to be sent to soldiers […]

A roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 16, 2008

Thursday, October 16, 2008

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA held its first meeting Oct. 6 in the Northwestern High School library. Kyle Schirm led the meeting. Jerrin Hill gave a treasurer’s report and Karly Berry gave a reporter’s report. Committee chairpersons Karly Berry, Hill, Zach Hottel, Danae Mulligan, Adam Krueger, Jenna Pitsenbarger, Jessica Wellert, Kelsey Bowers, Alison […]

A weekly roundup of 4-H news for the week of Oct. 9, 2008

Thursday, October 9, 2008

ROCHESTER, Pa. — The Big Knob 4-H Livestock Club will hold a meeting Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. in the Big Knob Grange Hall basement, Rochester. All boys and girls between 8 and 18 as of Jan. 1, 2009, are eligible to join the club. Members will expand their knowledge about working with market beef, […]

A weekly roundup of FFA news for the week of Oct. 9, 2008

Thursday, October 9, 2008

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA participated in the 2008 Richland County Soils contest in Plymouth Sept. 16. Crestview won first place in both the urban and rural contest. Placing first in the urban contest was Loren Huliet with a score of 629 and placing second was David Gerster with a 593. Placing first in […]

A roundup of FFA news for Oct. 2, 2008

Thursday, October 2, 2008

JEROMESVILLE, Ohio — The Hillsdale FFA chapter sent three members to The Big E in Massachusetts to compete in the agronomy contest Sept. 13-14. The team consisted of Emily Bon, Hannah Shock and Jeff Stimmell. The team was awarded this outstanding opportunity for placing second at the state level. Before arriving at the Big E, […]

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