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FFA’s 72nd Year
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Craig, 18, is die son of Garry and Debo
ra Main, Pine Bank. Craig plans to attend
college and major in engineering.
Craig has served as chapter sentinel and
is president He also served on several
committees, including banquet, citrus, and
food trailer. He completed projects in
horse production, pleasure horse, and
Craig has received the Greenhand and
Career development events, or CDEs,
are critical to many FFA members. They
“prepare you for the future,’* wrote four
year Selinsgrove FFA member Sam
Sam, 17, soo of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Marks, Middleburg, has “farming" in his
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Sam has served as chapter secretary.
Additionally, he has been a member of
several committees, including citrus sales,
small animal, and recreation. He com
pleted beagle dogs, beef finishing, and on
farm work experience projects.
Sam has received a forest proficiency
award. He also received his Greenhand,
chapter, and SUN Area degrees.
Degree Recipients Mark
With ‘Signature Of Success’
Chapter and county
Martin, Cedar Crest
FFA member, plans to
attend a two-year
college to major in
dairy and animal
science, and then
“return to the family
farm,” she wrote.
Amanda, 17, is the
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daughter of Eugene and Kathleen Martin,
Amanda has also served as Cedar Crest
vice president, county secretary, and chap
ter sentinel. She picked up several awards
through the years, including first in the
county speech contest, first in the county
and region for floral design, first in the
county in dairy judging, and scholarship
awards from 1997-1999.
She has participated on the following
committees: earnings and savings, healthy
lifestyles, leadership, ag career skills, and
recruitment. She received the Lisa M.
Houser Memorial Award, participated in
the National Institute of Cooperative Edu
cation (NICE) and Pennsylvania Council
erf Cooperatives (PCQ conferences. She
received a top bologna sellers award in
1997 and 1999 and the top citrus sellers
award in 1998. She received the Star
Greenhand in 1997 and has received the
Greenhand, chapter, and county degrees.
Three-year Cloister FFA member Bran
don Martin enjoys going to FFA conven
tions “because they are fun,” he wrote.
Brandon, 17, Ephrata, is the son of Cin
dy Grote and Ray Martin. Brandon plans to
be a mechanic.
Brandon has served on several Cloister
FFA committees, including human resour
ces, SAE, and leadership. He completed
several projects, including raising show
chicken, restoring a 1981 Camato, wild
life, and animal judging. He received his
Greenhand and chapter degrees.
Plans for Gary
iland FFA mem
include “a career
Gary has served as
second year historian and sentinel. In addi
tion, he has been a member of the follow
ing committees: cooperation, ag career
skills, healthy lifestlyes, support group,
and financial. He has work experience on
two dairy farms, the Shady Maple grocery
store, Conestoga Pole Building, and on
farm experience raising market hogs.
Gary has received a bronze medal in
poultry judging and the Greenhand and
Jason Andrew Marlin
noted that he
ich to learning a
variety of skills
activities are a
way to further
>p die skills that
yo are interested in,
and you believe have
the potential to help you in a future career.
My involvement in the dairy cattle evalua
tion team will help me in my future as a
dairy farmer as well as the information
about cooperatives I learned through the
PCC Summer Institute.”
Jason, 17, is the son of John and Joann
Martin, Pequca. He plans to work with his
father on the family dairy and crop farm,
get married, and “eventually buy the farm
when he retires,” Jason wrote.
Jason, four-year Manor FFA member, is
chapter reporter. He has served on several
committees, including petting zoo, ban
quet, and public relations. He completed
projects in steers, heifers, capons, and
work experience on the family dairy.
, Jason also received several awards,
including beef and dairy proficiency, state
dairy judging, chain heifer, and chain
capon. He also received the Grecnhand,
chapter, and Red Rose degrees.
FFA “prepares me
for a job,” noted two
■ member Linford
Linford, 18, son of
■I Mary Martin, Man-
W Ihcim, plans to “con
f | tinue farming,” he
Linford has served
as chapter vice president. He also was
employed on M&M Poultry Farm and
received the Star Greenland and chapter
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>ary, 18, is the son
Jyn Martin, New