RAVENNA, Ohio — The Southeast FFA chapter will hold its 64th annual banquet March 31, at Southeast High School, at 7 p.m., with dinner served at 7:15 p.m. Following dinner and awards, an auction will be held, which will include cattle panels and other projects made by FFA students.
RSVP by March 18. Contact the adviser, Ben Campbell, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 330-654-5841, ext. 2391.
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MILLERSBURG, Ohio — West Holmes FFA members participated in the sub-district speaking contest, Feb. 9 at Plymouth High School. Chasidy Schmucker placed third in the creed speaking contest and Jillian Gurley placed third in extemporaneous speaking. Both participated in the district contest at Shelby High School, Feb. 16. Schmucker placed eighth in the creed contest, and Gurley placed seventh in extemporaneous. West Holmes FFA members went snow tubing at Mansfield Snow Trails Feb. 17.
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CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — On Feb. 17, four members from the Zane Trace FFA chapter traveled to the Pickaway Ross Career and Technology Center to compete in the annual District 7 Ag Sales career development event. Olivia Pflaumer, Ann Shelby, Nathaniel Freeman, and TJ Pack sold an agriculture related product, placing seventh overall, with Nathanael Freeman and Olivia Pflaumer named top scoring individuals for Zane Trace.
The chapter also competed in the District 7 Public Speaking Contest. Freshman Lance Seymour placed seventh and earned a gold rating in Creed Speaking. Junior Cassidy Corcoran placed third with a silver rating in Beginning Prepared Speaking, Junior, Julia Everidge placed third, with a silver rating in Advanced Prepared Speaking. Junior Olivia Pflaumer placed seventh, with a bronze rating in Extemporaneous Speaking.
Members also celebrated the last week of February as National FFA Week.
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WEST SALEM, Ohio — Northwestern FFA members competed in the sub-district public speaking contest Feb. 10 at Norwayne High School. Emily Cromer placed first in the creed speaking contest; Mykenzie Snyder placed first in the beginning prepared contest; Kierstyn Wood placed first in the advanced prepared contest; and Kaci Way placed first in the extemporaneous speaking contest.
Northwestern FFA members competed in the District 3 ag sales contest, Feb. 23 at Northwestern High School. Team members included: Philip Eberly, Kaci Way, Kierstyn Wood, and Cody Tegtmeier; Cody Morrow and Jessie Bair were alternates. The team placed first overall in the district, with Philip Eberly placing first, Cody Tegtmeier third, and Kierstyn Wood fourth individually. The team will advance to the state contest March 5.