By Lauren Miller, Chapter Historian
On May 1st and 2nd the Mount Gilead FFA Chapter attended the state FFA convention in Columbus, OH. There were 17 Members that attended. Those members are Samantha Appleman, Andrew Baer, Brittany Broadwater, Andrew Evans, Deandra Hudson, Derek Barker, Tyler Beck, Bailey Gompf, Kendra Hartman, Brooklyn Stafford, Shayne Strobel, Mckayla Wright, Taylor King Lauren Miller, Elizabeth McAlister, Daysia Elliot, and Andrew Gardner.
The Chapter had 4 members be awarded their State Degree. Those members are Derek Barker, Andrew Evans, Tyler Beck, and Bailey Gompf.
The Chapter was recognized for being a part in Various Ohio FFA Chapters raising over $34,000 for the Columbus Children’s Miracle Network. Shayne Strobel accepted this award for our chapter.
Tyler Beck and Kendra Hartman were awarded for their officer books, Kendra and and Tyler both had gold ratings on their books.
Bailey Gompf placed 4th in the state for her Diversified Agriculture Production and Diversified Livestock Proficiency Areas. Bailey also placed 1st in the state for her Forage Production Proficiency. She will have her application advance to the National Level for judging against winners from other states.