RACINE — Did you earn your State or American FFA degree? If so, the Racine Southern FFA may be looking for you.
Racine Southern FFA is looking for past State and/or American FFA degree recipients, according to Jenna Meeks, Agriculture Education Teacher and FFA advisor.
Photos of those from the school who have earned either their State FFA degree of American FFA degree (or both) are on display in the agriculture room at Southern High School, but there are likely several that are missing.
Meeks stated that there are no records of the past degrees awarded (other than those listed below) and that the FFA is looking for those who have received the degrees.
Below is a list of names and pictures we have on display in the Agriculture Room of FFA members who have received their State and/or American FFA Degrees: Earl Cleek, 1954;Bob Lee, 1981; Andy Rose, 1985; Harold Roush, 1986; Brent Rose, 1990;Michelle Brown, 1991;Chris Hamm, 1994; Stephanie Sayre, 1994; Jason Ervin, 1994; Jeremy Smith, 1995; Cristy Cooper, 1995; Fred Matson, 1995; Christa Rose, 1995; Jessica Sayre, 1996; Larry Willis, 1996; Philip Hamm, 1998; John Matson, 1998; Jonathan Smith, 1998; Amy Wilson, 2001; Josh Larsen, 2001; Jeremy Hill, 2001; Lori Sayre, 2001; Courtney Haines, 2000; Travis Hart, 2002; Tyler Johnson, 2002; Joe Adkins, 2002; Mallory Hill, 2006; Christopher William Holter, 2008; Emily Sue Manuel, 2011; Halley Sigman, 2015; Caitlyn Holter, 2015; Gage Smith, 2015; Michaela Holter, 2016; Elizabeth Teaford, 2016.
If your name is not listed, the FFA is asking that individuals drop off an 8×10 photo of yourself (preferably in your FFA Jacket) to Southern High School or mail them to 920 Elm Street, Racine, Ohio 45701 c/o Jenna Meeks, Agriculture Education Teacher/FFA Advisor.
Those interested in becoming a member of Southern FFA Alumni, Ohio River Producers, can also contact Meeks. The commitment is not overwhelming or hard. They meet four times a year at Southern High School, $15 dues are required to be a voting member and you are involved in the planning and decision making of the Agriculture Education Courses and FFA Program.
The next Ohio River Producers meeting is April 4 at 6 p.m. in Southern’s Agriculture Room #314. If you would like more information on how to become a member of Ohio River Producers, please contact Jenna Meeks, FFA Advisor/Ohio River Producers Secretary at 740-949-2611 or firstname.lastname@example.org.