FFA Banquet Awards
The South Adams FFA held their annual Chapter Banquet on Monday April 8, 2019 with members, parents, school officials and community members present to recognize FFA members for their accomplishments over the past year. The banquet was held at South Adams Schools with a full catered meal provided by the chapter that was from Manley Meats and Spare Time Lanes. Dessert for the evening was cupcakes provided by Mrs. Jodi Mawhorr.
After dinner the awards ceremony took place to recognize members for their achievements. Mr. Jay Emenhiser representing Helena Agri-Enterprises was on hand to present Chapter President Courtney Fox with a scholarship on behalf of Helena Agri-Enterprises and sponsored by South Adams FFA Alumni and local farmer Mr. Jason Muhlenkamp.
Discovery Degree FFA members were recognized for their contributions as middle school members. William Mawhorr received his Discovery Degree and participated in the FFA Creed contest at the District Leadership Contest held on March 9 at Ivy Tech in Marion. Callie Neuenschwander received her Discovery Degree Award and participates on the Livestock Judging Team.
Greenhand Degree Recipients were Parker Bryan, Makaiah Fisher, Autumn Frank, Poppi Lenwell and Savanah Skates. Makaiah, Autumn, Poppi and Savannah participated on the Quiz Bowl Team. Makaiah and Savannah also participated in a Plant and Soil Science demonstration.
Members receiving their Chapter Degree were Korbin Dunnuck, Spencer Fear, Keiran Fulford, Kaitlyn Heckler and Landan Lynch.
Other FFA members participating at the District Contest were Caleb Augsburger and Landon Lenwell in the Ag Mechanics Demonstration, Alexis Beer in the Food Science Demonstration and Russell Fights in the Ag Business Demonstration.
Livestock Judging Team Members were recognized and will participate at the Area Livestock Contest on April 18, 2019 at Steuben County Fairgrounds. Those members are Max Adams, Courtney Fox, Callie Neuenschwander and Jasper Shuck.
Senior Members were recognized and will receive FFA Scholarships on May 1 at the Annual Senior Awards Night. Senior members are Gavin Bullock, Courtney Fox and Nick Stutzman.
The final two awards of the evening were the Mental Attitude Award earned by Makaiah Fisher and the Honorary Chapter Degree awarded to Miss Brooke Kirchhofer for her contribution to the Chapter in many capacities over the years.