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FFA Banquet 2016

posted May 17, 2016, 8:58 AM by School Publications   [ updated May 17, 2016, 11:29 AM ]

FFA Banquet

        On Saturday, May 14th Brownstown-St.Elmo FFA members were honored for their hard work and achievements for the 2015-2016 school year at the St. Elmo Elementary School. Mr. Doug Thurnau, the advisor of the Future Farmers of America program, was proud to oversee this annual event.  The officers worked for weeks on organizing the banquet, manuscript, and awards for this special evening. The banquet had a great turn out with over 100 attendees.  New officers were elected in and awards were given for areas in star greenhand, star farm hand, discovery, chapter, and other areas.
Former FFA alumni and families donated to the annual pie auction for future FFA scholarships. Congratulations to former and new officer members.  

Retiring Officers:

         Colton Payne- President

          Alex Aderman- Vice President

          Hunter Strauch- Secretary

          Dakota White- Treasurer

          Madison Carson- Reporter

          Dalton Lawson- Assistant Reporter

New Officers:

          Alex Aderman- President

          Bo Sapp, Madison Carson and Hunter Seaton- Vice Presidents

          Hunter Strauch and MaKenzie Parkison- Secretary’s

          Dakota White and Clayton Aderman- Treasurer

          Madilynn Barker, and Luke Behl- Reporter

          Emma Gathe- Assistant Reporter

          Josie Strauch and Kolton Sapp- Sentinel    

Greenhand Degree Winners from Brownstown:

           Madilynn Barker

           Anthony Lansford

Chapter Degree Winners from Brownstown:

           Dakota White

           Taylor Rine

           Dalton Lawson

           MaKenzie Parkison

           Brandi Howard

Leadership award from Brownstown:

           MaKenzie Parkison

Top Grade from Brownstown:

           Dakota White- Sophomore Top Grade

           Brandi Howard- Junior Top Grade

Top Agricultural Class Grade from Brownstown:

            Elijah Austin- Horticulture Class

            Dakota White- Ag Science Class

Proficiency Contest Award Winners:

            Dalton Lawson- Ag. Mechanics Repair and Maintenance Placement

            Colton Payne- Beef Production Entrepreneur

            Dakota White- Dairy Production Placement

            Dakota White- Diversified Livestock Production- also first at section

            Dakota White- Equine Science Entrepreneur

            MaKenzie Parkison- Equine Science Placement

            Elijah Austin- Fiber and/or Oil Crop Production

            Brandi Howard- Swine Production Entrepreneur

            Brock Oberlink- Vegetable Production- also first at section

            Taylor Rine- Wildlife Production and Management

Chapter Star Farmer from Brownstown:

            Colton Payne

Star Greenhand from Brownstown:

            Madilynn Barker

By MaKenzie Parkison and Dakota White