FFA LEADERSHIP NIGHT - 2015
LEWISTON FFA HOSTS LEADERSHIP NIGHT
The Lewiston FFA Chapter hosted their fall Leadership Night on November 19th at the L.H.S. gymnasium. President Dalton Anderson conducted the meeting for members, parents and guests.
The highlight of the night was the Degree Ceremonies. Earning their Discovery Degrees were eighth graders; Sydney Rath, Chaz Wilgers, Levi Meybrunn, Dana Christen, Courtnie Zyla, Caleb Bredemeier, and Danny McMurray. The Discovery Degree is the first level of FFA membership. Students must be enrolled in an Agriculture Education class and participate in Chapter activities on the local level.
Seven members were accepted into the FFA as Greenhands. The Greenhand Degree was bestowed upon Ryan Hunt, Jacob Meybrunn, Kristin Meybrunn, Richard Keyes, Colten Baker, Treyton Hippen and Logan Anderson. The degree requirements include active participation in Chapter events, knowledge of parliamentary procedure, basic FFA knowledge and plans for a Supervised Agriculture Experience (S.A.E.) Program. The group received a bronze pin.
Four Lewiston members were awarded the Chapter Degree by the officers. These recipients demonstrated parliamentary procedure abilibities, had an established S.A.E., performed at least ten community service hours, and presented a group discussion presentation. Receiving their silver pin were Karen Keyes, Megan Wehrbein, Skyler Salts and Miah Fulton.
The speaker for the evening program was Mrs. Brooke Engelman of Classic Dairy of Jansen, NE. Mrs. Engelman is a 2015-16 Nebraska LEAD member. She spoke on her travels to India and the Middle East and the agriculture she observed.