Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, April 09, 1994, Image 54

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    814-Lancaster Farming, Saturday, April 9, 1994
Cowanesque Recognizes FFA’ers’ Achievements
WESTFIELD (Tioga Co.)
The annual parent-member ban
quet of the Cowanesque FFA
Chapter was held recently at the
Cowanesque Valley High School.
Cowanesque FFA recently recognized several at the
annual banquet. From left, Laurie Wildman, State Star Agri
cultural Production; Chad Smeltz, Chapter Star Green
hand; Tom Ackley, Chapter Star Farmer; and Jeremy Clark,
Chapter Star Agribusinessman.
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memorating the FFA, was served
as a pan of the meal.
The awards program was con
ducted in the school auditorium by
the chapter officers, with Laurie
Wildman presiding.
Guest speaker for the evening
was Erinn Middleton, north centr
al region vice president of the Pen
nsylvania FFA Association. She
challenged the members, parents,
and guests to accept the opportun
ities presented to them and make
things happen, in a positive way.
Greenhand certificates and pins
were presented to Amy Smith,
Cory Nederfield, Tina Burrell,
Christina Erway, Charlene Pack
ard, Renee Sacks, John Whitesell,
George White, Tony Wolfe, Chad
Smeltz. Nathan VanZile, Steven
Wright, Ben Sharp, Jon Young,
Dan Parker, Robert Aldrich,
David Cady, Mike Burrous, Ryan
Hurler. Brian Dimeter, and Rod
ney Sweet
The chapter degree pins and
certificates were awarded to Tom
Ackley, Joshua Dibble, D.J.
Stiles, Ray Ransom, Mike West
and Brian DiDomenico.
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Members that had been
awarded the county degree last
fall were recognized for their
accomplishments. They were
Jeremy Clark, Tom Ackley, DJ.
Stiles, and Ray Ransom.
Edward Heyler, retired voca
tional agriculture teacher from
Cowanesque Valley, recognized
the stale degree winners with the
state degree golden charm and
certificate. Laurie Wildman, Sta
cey Miles, and Coli Graves were
the recipients.
Dr. Robert Jannonc, superinten
dent of the Northern Tioga School
District, awarded the chapter lead
ership medal to Laurie Wildman.
She has been very active in the
local and county FFA chapter.
Christina Erway was the reci
pient of the chapter scholarship
meal. She has maintained the
highest grade point average in all
subjects since the beginning of her
freshman year.
The Cowanesque chapter had
two members earn state proficien
cy awards this past year. The pro
ficiency plaques were presented to
Stacey Graves for diversified
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tead improvement. Michael
Schwarz, high school principal,
made the presentations.
The area, regional, and state
star for the production agriculture
phase of the state level degree for
1994 was Laurie Wildman. She
was recognized and presented
plaques for the regional and state
level, as well as the state star pin,
by Kaye Stuart, assistant to the
principal. Laurie will represent
Pennsylvania at the Eastern Reg
ional State Star competition in
mid-September in Springfield.
Mass.
State judging medals were pre
sented to Angie Miles, gold in
land use and management: Dennis
Ackley, gold in livestock judging;
and a silver to Laurie Wildman for
meats evaluation. These awards
were earned in the state level con
tests last June.
Several students had been
involved in contests conducted by
Alfred State College last fall. CoU
Graves received a certificate for
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