Ohio FFA members receive awards

Stars over Ohio awards

(The following are some of the key winners at the 87th Ohio FFA Convention. Farm and Dairy was not able to attend May 1.)

New chapters: Cleveland East Tech FFA (reinstated), Eastern FFA (reinstated), Milton Union FFA, Minford FFA (reinstated), and Vinton County FFA (reinstated).

Ohio’s national winners: American Star in Agriscience, Sarah Cox, Zane Trace; Agriscience Research-Integrated Systems, Audrey Hoey, Zane Trace; Emerging Agricultural Technology, Tyler Parcell, Fayetteville; Environmental Science and Natural Resources Management, Ross Andre, Wauseon; Food Science and Technology, Derek Hoffman, Ridgewood; Forest Management and Products, Charlie Miller, Miami Trace; Outdoor Recreation, Garrett Leeds, Fairbanks; and Swine Production-Entrepreneurship, Blake Campbell, Waterford; Agronomy CDE – North Union FFA (4 students).

Stars over Ohio: Star Farmer, Bailey Gompf, Mount Gilead; Star in Agribusiness, Dakota McKee, Ridgemont; Star in Ag Placement, Sam Robertson, Buckeye Central; and Star in Agriscience, Maria Cox, Zane Trace.

Star American Degree representatives: Star American Farmer, Austin Wippel, Westfall; Star American in Agribusiness, Dakota McKee, Ridgemont; Star American in Agricultural Placement, Jakob Wilson, Fairbanks.

Gold-rated chapters: Blanchester, Delphos, Fairfield Union, Northeastern Clark, Oak Harbor, Union Local, Versailles and Westfall.

Agricultural Communications CDE: First-place team, Amanda Clearcreek FFA; and first-place individual, also from Amanda Clearcreek, Josie Montoney.

Public speaking: Prepared Public Speaking, Samantha Young, Amanda Clearcreek; and Beginning Prepared, Lexie Kougher, Amanda Clearcreek.

Extemporaneous Speaking, Josie Montoney, Amanda Clearcreek; and Advanced Creed, Dylan Kovach, Sheridan; Creed, Jarrett Crowthers, Edgewood Butler Tech.

Proficiency winners: Wildlife Production and Management, Brandon Magee, Covington High School; Veterinary Science, Abby Motter, Crestview High School; Vegetable Production, Samuel Richer, Wauseon High School; Turf Grass Management, Justin Lorentz, West Holmes High School; Swine Production Placement, Kathryn Barney, Anthony Wayne-Penta High School; Swine Production Entrepreneurship, Augustas Mitchem, Miami Trace High School; Speciality Crop Production, Clinton Liming, Felicity-Franklin High School; and Specialty Animal Production, Bethany Carlson, Edgerton High School.

Small Animal Production, Laci Welch, Marysville High School; Sheep Production, Kathleen Tuggle, Firelands High School; Poultry Production, Mitchell Swonger, River Valley High School;

Outdoor Recreation, Gabriel Watern, Tri-Village-MVCTC High School; Organic Ag, Devon Mullen, Amanda-Clearcreek High School; Nursey Operations, Zebulon Burton, South Central High School; Landscape Management, Troy Mabis, Talawanda-Butler Tech High School;

Home and Community Development, Bailey Wagner, Ridgemont High School; Grain Production Placement, Justin Gravatt, North Union High School; Grain Production Entrepreneurship, Cody Perry, Anthony Wayne-Penta High School;

Goat Production, Emily Beal, Miami East-MVCTC High School; Fruit Production, Alexandra Sabine, Firelands High School; Forest Management and Products, Blake Fox, Lancaster High School; Forage Production, Janell Dean, Lynchburg-Clay High School; Food Science and Technology, Mariah Cox, Zane Trace High School; and Fiber and Oil Crop Production, Tyler Stegbauer, Fayetteville High School.

Washington Leadership Scholarships: The Ohio FFA Alumni presented $450 scholarships to Jodie Montoney, Amanda-Clearcreek; Vanessa Corboy, Eastern Brown; Riley Evans, Miami Trace; Jessie Gibson, Norwayne; Brandon O’Dell, Spencerville; and Brianne Buzard, Versailles; Emma Lynne Johnson, Westfall.

The Marathon Oil Co. sponsored $250 scholarships for Alicia Klohn, Clyde; and Hannah Farr, Paulding. Ohio AgriWomen sponsored a $300 scholarship for Natalyn Landis, Bloom Carroll.

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