2018-11-07 / News

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Hannah Meller, Jacob Dennis, and Lynnsey Crouch, from left, were awarded American FFA Degrees at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Oct. 24-27.– courtesy photo Hannah Meller, Jacob Dennis, and Lynnsey Crouch, from left, were awarded American FFA Degrees at the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Oct. 24-27.– courtesy photo Three members of the Pettisville FFA Chapter were awarded the American FFA Degree at the 91st National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis, Ind., Oct. 24-27.

Hannah Meller, daughter of Gene and Donna; Jacob Dennis, son of John and Susan; and Lynnsey Crouch, daughter of Jeremy and Kim, collected the gold American FFA Degree Key and a certificate from the National FFA President.

The American FFA Degree recognizes demonstrated ability and outstanding achievements in agricultural business, production, processing or service programs.

To be eligible, FFA members must have earned and productively invested $7,500 through a supervised agricultural experience program in which they start, own or hold a professional position in an existing agriculture enterprise.

Recipients must also complete 50 community service hours, as well as demonstrate outstanding leadership abilities and community involvement.

Meller’s Supervised Agriculture Experiences (SAE) included various animal projects, research projects and job placement.

Dennis also did research projects for part of his SAE plus raised corn and soybeans and worked for the family farm.

Crouch owns beef cattle and works at several farm and ag business locations, including the home farm.

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