Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, January 10, 1981, Image 162

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    D34—Lancaster Farming, Saturday, January 10,1981
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Cochranville, Dale has
served on the Octorara FFA
Chapter for four years
Dale, who was a class
representative, also
received supervised oc
cupational experience and
home improvement ex
perience. He has served on
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Dale Stoltzus
the Recreation, Banquet and
Food for America com
This Keystone Farmer has
also served as student ad
visor, chaplain and
Recreation Committee
chairman. He has placed in
dairy production and in ag
Dale is a high school
wrestler and a motorcycle
Andrew Batdorf
Owen J. Roberts
High School
Andrew Batdorf of Chester
County has earned the
Keystone Farmer Degree
for his work with the Owen J
Roberts FFA Chapter (four
years) and his individual
These projects include
such things as two years on
the budget committee, work
experience which earned
him two red and one blue
ribbons, and a blue ribbon
for his production project
book at the county contest
Last year Andrew served
as chaplam for the FFA and
this year is student advisor.
In 1979 and 1980 Andrew
won the vegetable garden
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trophy for having the best
garden m the chapter.
Because he enjoys far
ming and gardening, An
drew hopes to continue his
work on the Sunny High
Loren Ruth
Owen J. Roberts
High School
Loren Ruth of Spring City
plans to go into partnership
with his father on their crop
farm and to increase the size
of their registered Angus
herd. Though his dream is
far away, another dream has
been realized - Loren has
been named a Keystone
Degree recipient.
To earn such a degree,
Loren has raised veal calves
and has a herd of five Angus
cows and two heifers He
also has ten Angus steers
He has also served on the
budget committee, the
banquet committee and the
citrus fruit sale committee
Public speaking is a
favorite pastime of Loren’s
He has won first place in the
county public speaking
contest and has captured the
Chapter Public Speaking
For his FFA club, Loren
has served as treasurer and
Despite the fact that Loren
plays ice hockey, softball
and hunts, rides bikes and
does photography, he still
hopes to find the tune to run
his own crop and beef cattle
farm someday
Kathryn Soltys
Owen J. Roberts
High School
A variety of projects,
including swine, corn and
dairy heifers, have been
conducted by Kathryn,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs
Chester H. Soltys, Jr., 876
New Schuylkill Road, Spring
In addition to serving on
banquet committees for four
years with two as master of
ceremonies, she has been on
the public relations and
citrus fruit committees.
In 1979, she received the
Foundation Medal for Public
Speaking and was vice
president on the
parliamentary procedure
team which finished second
m the county and first in
area competition
Her leadership assign
ments have included chapter
reporter and vice president
and county treasurer. In
other activities she was a
member of the school prom
committee and the St.
Joseph’s Youth Group.
She is considering con
tinuing her educational
pursuits at a two-year
Bonnie Arrowood
Oxford H.S.
Bonnie L Arrowood,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Richard Arrowood, of Ox
ford, is now serving as
treasurer of the Oxford FFA
Chapter. She has also served
as secretary the past two
Bonnie has been a member
of the Parliamentary
Procedure Team for the past
three years and is planning
on participating again this
year Bonnie has also played
during half time at the
Annual Donkey Basketball
Game the past two years.
Bonnie is also an FFA
Sweetheart this year for the
second tune. She attended
the National FFA Con
vention in Kansas City in
Bonnie is presently em
ployed at Burger King in
Oxford. She plans to keep
working there over the
summer and attend college
in the fall to major in Hor
Charles Astle
Oxford Area
High School
Charles Astle, 17 year old
son of Mr and Mr. Otis
Astle, of Oxford, serves in
the Oxford Chapter of FFA
as this year’s vice-president
He is also in the Chester-
Delaware County Chapter of
FFA serving as student
Charles attends the Oxford
Area High School and is in
many FFA activities, such
as public speaking,
parliamentary procedure
team, and the work ex
perience program He
served as last year’s
Chaplain, and has received
awards for public speaking,
ag mechanics, poultry
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