This past week Loyalton FFA held their annual Fall Banquet. At the Fall Banquet, November 21, Greenhand, Chapter, were awarded as well as honoring American Degree recipients. Greenhand degrees were awarded to the 1st year students in the Ag program that qualified. Rowdy Caudle, Chance Edwards, Cooper Holland, Dominic Houdyshell, Clinton Maddalena, Faith Perez, Cate Petterson, Cody Price, Brysyn Simeral, Caleb Williams, Amelia Zeits. The FFA Creed was Presented by : Clinton Maddalena, Amelia Zeits, Cate Petterson, Brysyn Simmeral, and Caleb Williams. Chapter Degrees were awarded to second year students in the Ag Department that qualified. Charles Brooks, Layne Corbridge, Mollie Griffin, Elise Larrucea, Apolonio Lopez, Meilani Meurer, Augustus Petterson, Bailiegh Phebus, & Micah Williams
The chapter also honored the two students that earned their American Degree through the National FFA in Indianapolis, Indiana. This is the highest degree a member can obtain. Approximately 3,500 American FFA Degrees are handed out each year at the National FFA Convention. The National FFA Organization is a school-based national youth leadership development organization of more than 850,000 student members as part of 8,995 local FFA chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Two of our alumni, Isabella Del Barba and Kristin Roberti were honored. They join the ranks with 2000 Megan Loveridge, 2001 Josh Fint, 2000 Bill Loveridge – Honorary, 2001Adam Loveridge , 2005 Annie Maddalena , 2018 Samantha Guidotti, 2018 Andrew Keilak, 2019 Bowdy Griffin 2019, Bret Colberg, 2019 Bryant Doyle, 2021 Brock Griffin, 2021 Joseph Richard, 2021 Sarah Fee !
After awards, everyone enjoyed a chocolate fountain and more desserts. Good job Loyalton FFA kids!
Sophie Holland LHS Reporter
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