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Page 32—Farm Show Section 1, Lancaster Farming, Saturday, January 8, 2000
FFA’s 72nd Year
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addition, she has served on the alumni rela
tions, recreation, and leadership commit
tees. She completed projects in dairy,
sheep, and job occupation.
In addition. Erica has received several
awards, including chapter scholarship pin,
dairy proficiency, diversified livestock
proficiency, and a first place in dairy judg
ing competition. She also received her
Grr.cnhand and chapter degrees.
Jonathan L. Shoe
Friendships “last a
lifetime” in FFA,
noted four-year Hans
Herr FFA member
Jonathan L. Shue.
And FFA includes
“classes that will
help our future.”
Jonathan, 17, son of
Ronald and Lois
Shue, York, plans to
work after high school.
Jonathan has served as chapter student
adviser. In addition, he has served as chair
of the citizenship committee and is on the
ag awareness committee.
In addition, Jonathan has completed
projects in crops (fruits and vegetable pro
duction) and received proficicny awards
from 1996-1999. He received a silver for
record book. He won an award for junior
Jonathan has received the Greenhand,
chapter, and Red Rose degrees.
“I have really en
joyed my past four
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because I have learned
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wrote four-year West
Greene FFA member
have found out that I
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steady pace, meet new
people, travel to new places, and push
myself past the expected limits.**
Kara, 18, daughter of Buck and Jean
Shumaker, Rogeisville, plans to attend
Kansas State University and major in
elementary education. After college, she
noted, she would like to relocate to her
home area and start work.
Kara has served as chapter Greenhand
vice president, secretary, and is chapter
vice president. In addition, she has served
cm the banquet. Farm Show, and citrus sale
committees. She completed her SAE pro
ject in market lamb finishing and com
pleted an agribusiness enterprise.
Kara has received the Star Agribusiness,
junior public speaking, sheep showman
ship, and sheep production honors. She
received the Greenhand and chapter
The many different things that we do,”
Niccole Simes noted, comprise her love of
Niccole, 17, daughter of Joseph and
Victoria Simes, East Springfield, plans to
“go to college and get a good education,"
she wrote. Niccole is a four-year Albion
Niccole has served on several commit
tees, including FFA Week, Farm Show,
citrus, banquet, and bowling. In addition,
she completed projects in wildlife, home
improvement, and in small animal care.
Niccole received a high citrus sale
award and an achievement award in spe
cialty animal care. She also received her
Greenhand and chapter degrees.
There are two
major reasons why
Kristen Sinniger enjoys
FFA so much: meeting
new people from other
J schools, she noted,
f and the fun “because
ythere are many fun
■ * V activities to go to."
Kristen, 18, daughter
Manhcim, and four
year Manheim FFA member, is chapter
reporter. She has been employed cm Bal
mer Brothers Daily and received her
Giccnhand and chapter degrees.
the FFA arc what
mean the most to me,”
with advisers and peers
have helped make me
a better person."
Melissa, 18, daugh
ter of Dave and Gail Smethers, East Berlin,
plans to finish two years at Ricks College
and transfer to obtain a dental hygiene
degree. She plans a career as a dental
hygienist and to become a wife and
Melissa has served as chapter chaplain.
In addition, she was a member of the ban
quet decorations and social committees.
Degree Recipients Mark
With ‘Signature Of Success’
She completed an SAE at the East Beilin
Pharmacy. She received an award for
home and farmstead improvement and the
Greenhand, chapter, and county degrees.
Four-year Chestnut Ridge FFA member
Benjamin Smith enjoys the “focus on indi
vidual and team leadership,” he wrote, “hi
life, if you can’t do the job individually
you can always ask for help, and that is
what FFA stresses.”
Benjamin, 17, son of Allen and Gwen
dolyn Smith, Bedford, plans to join the
U.S. Air Force.
The four-year Chestnut Ridge FFA
member has served as chapter sentinel and
is student adviser. Additionally, he has
served on the student dcvclopmcnt-SAE
and chapter declopment-recruitment
Benjamin has completed projects in
gamebird/pheasants and received the Star
Chapter degree, and gold and silver honors
in the state record book. He has received
the Greenhand and chapter degrees.
ftfae challenge it offers
its members,” accord
ing to four-year Spud
Growers FFA member
attend a four-year
college majoring in geoscience.
Jeremy has served on a variety of com
mittees, including program of activities,
citrus sale, spring fling, FFA banquet,
PALS, donkey basketball. Farm City, and
conservation camp. He completed projects
on a Christmas tree farm and maintenance.
Jeremy has received a foundation
award, safety award, forestry award, and
off-farm placement honors. He has also
received the Greenhand and chapter
Land O’Lakes, Inc.
M I like FFA because of all the nice peo
ple, and because of die speaking skillsthat
I have acquired,” noted four-year Green
wood FFA member Jason Snyder.
Jason, 17, son of Chester M. Snyder Jr.,
Millcrstown, plans to work for a couple of
years after Ugh school and “then start up
my own dairy farm and milk,” he wrote.
Jason has served as chapter secretary
and president In addition, he served as
chair of the fruit sale and chair of the
poinsettia sale. He completed employment
on dairy farm, dairy heifer, and market
In addition, Jason received a first place
award for table top display. He received
his Greenhand, chapter, and area degrees.
FFA allows members to “build pro
jects,” noted four-year Somerset FFA
member William Stahl.
William, 17, son of David and Trish
Stahl, Somerset, plans to become a farmer.
William has served on the landscape
committee. He completed a haywagon
project, hi addition, he received his Green
hand and chapter degrees.
■■hhhmhhi Four-year Manor
Stark enjoys the
teachers and the
be wrote. “FFA is a
great organization that ,
teaches you about life ,
Jason, 18, Holtwood,
is (he sob of Ray Stark arid Hclch Dearolf.
Jason plans to be involved in agriculture in
Jason has served on Various committees,
including Make-A-Wish, Willow Valley
petting zoo, and fruit sales. In addition, he
exhibited market hogs for three years at the
Jason received his Greenhand and chap
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