A roundup of FFA news for the week of Jan. 14, 2016

Smithville FFA novice parliamentary procedure team
The Smithville FFA novice parliamentary procedure team placed fourth in the state contest. Members included (L-R) Sydney Tekemple, Savanna Rummell, Abby Stoll, Talia Butler, Noah Navratil, Braden Young, Austin Dotterer and Joel Shoup. (submitted photo)

ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA Chapter has been working hardon a community service project called Meals of Hope, to promote and stop hunger within the community. Meals of Hope will take place Feb. 19 at the conclusion of FFA Week. During this project, the entire high school will come together to pack 50,000 meals as a schoolwide service learning project.

To reach its goal of packing 50,000 meals, the chapter needs to raise $12,500. To learn more about this project and to get involved, visit crestviewffa.kintera.org or email Joel Albright at albright.joel@crestviewschools.net.

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BERLIN, Ohio — The Hiland FFA Chapter visited the Walnut Hills Living Assistance and Nursing Home residents to share handmade greeting cards and wish them a happy holiday. FFA members that participated included: Seirra Conway, Bailey Engstrom, Nikyta Engstrom, Carson Feikert, Alisha Hershberger, Marlin Hershberger, Natalie Lovell, Hayleigh Scheufler, Alexis Raber, Cheryl Yoder, Diane Yoder, and Maxwell Weaver.

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SMITHVILLE, Ohio — The Smithville FFA chapter finished a successful season of competing in the parliamentary procedure contest. This year’s advanced team included Frank Becker, Tommy Becker, Maddie Lance, Chris Tomic, Abby Stoll, John Kelbly, and Savanna Rummell. The team placed fourth at the district level.

The novice team of Austin Dotterer, Noah Navratil, Abby Stoll, Joel Shoup, Savanna Rummell, Adam Baltic, Braden Young, Sydney Tekemple and Talia Butler placed fourth at the state contest at Ohio State University Dec. 19.

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WEST SALEM, Ohio — On Dec. 19, members of the Northwestern FFA participated in bell ringing at Walmart in Wooster to help the Salvation Army raise money. Fifty members signed up in one-hour shifts with one or two other people.


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