A roundup of FFA news for the week of Feb. 19, 2009

WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern FFA chapter held a meeting Jan. 5 in the Northwestern High School library. The meeting was called to order at 6:35 p.m. with Kyle Schirm presiding.

Secretary Kelsey Bowers read the minutes of the previous meeting. Jerrin Hill gave a treasurer’s report and Olivia Stover gave a reporter’s report for Karly Berry.

The skills, leadership, SAE, community service, public relations, ag in the classroom, recreation, safety and earnings and savings committee chairs all presented a committee report.

Kelsey Bowers moved the motion to have a Greenhand and Chapter Degree Ceremony Feb. 2, the motion was seconded and passed.

Olivia Stover moved the motion that the chapter participate in the Job Interview CDE, the motion was seconded and passed.

Karla Neer moved the motion to pick up Christmas trees as a community service project Jan. 6, the motion was seconded and passed.

Danae Mulligan moved the motion that the chapter has a sausage sale as a fundraiser, the motion was seconded and passed.

Katryna Ousley moved the motion to participate in the Public Speaking CDE, the motion was seconded and passed.

Alison McGinnis moved the motion that the chapter has a recreation event Feb. 12, the motion was seconded and passed.

The topics of Spring CDEs, results of State Soil and Parliamentary Procedure, fruit order money, dues and Students of the Month were discussed.

Kelsey Bowers was selected Student of the Month for January.

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COLLINS, Ohio — Western Reserve FFA members Katelyn Miller, Hope Spishak, and Al Miller III and K.Miller each competed in the Sub-Districts FFA public speaking contest Feb. 11 at Shelby High School.

K. Miller placed third in the FFA Creed, Spishak took third in prepared, and A. Miller placed second in extemporaneous.

They all advanced to the district speaking contest March 4 at Plymouth High School.

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ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA, along with Mapleton FFA and Clearfork FFA, traveled from to Denver Jan. 17-24 for the Denver National Western Stock Show.

Throughout the trip the tour group stopped at many different agriculture and mechanical businesses and farms.

The groups arrived at the National Western Stock Show where they saw some of the most prestigious cattle, bison and other animals from across the U.S.

For more information about the alumni scholarships e-mail crvhs_jaa@crestview-richland.k12.oh.us.

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