Friday, December 21, 2012

Greenville FFA Chapter Members Receive Chapter FFA Degree.

Six members of the Greenville FFA Chapter received the Chapter FFA Degree; the second high school degree awarded by the National FFA Organization This honor recognizes demonstrated knowledge and achievements in agricultural awareness, leadership, career development and community service programs.

To be eligible for the chapter degree, members must be a second year member, have received the Greenhand Degree, have a SAE in progress, participated in chapter activities, led a group discussion for 15 minutes, demonstrated parliamentary procedure, collected 10 hours of community service, and have a satisfactory scholastic record.

The fourteen members received the Degree at a recent meeting at Greenville High School. Each recipient received a Silver FFA emblem pin and a certificate from the local chapter. Those receiving the Chapter degree this year were Tim Ball, Korey Garland, Catherine Gibson, Kiara Davidson, Rachael Schmitmeyer, and Emily Vanhorn.

The FFA operates on local, state and national levels. Student members belong to chapters organized at the local school level. Agricultural education instructors serve as chapter advisors.

FFA is a national youth organization of 577,318 student members preparing for leadership careers in the science, business and technology of agriculture with 7,489 local chapters in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. FFA strives to make a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education

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