Guest speaker at the Nov. 19 meeting of West Holmes FFA was Hannah Crossen, a 2006 graduate of Hillsdale High School, former 2006-2007 State President, 2007 Ohio State Fair Queen, and 2008-2009 National FFA Eastern Regional Vice-President. She spoke about the opportunities and encouraged members to branch out and try new things through FFA.
Greenhand Ceremonies were conducted. Parents watched a slideshow highlighting the Greenhand and Chapter recpients; and then members received pins and certificates. Receiving their initial FFA degree were Dylan Arnold-Harsh, Gabriel Armstrong, Melanie Atherton, Ariel Bickel, Riley Brannon, Stasia Callahan, Timothy Cox, Lyndsey Davis, Victoria Eggers, Ethan Fair, Matthew Gardner, Tyler Grassbaugh, Jillian Gurley, Brandy Haddock, Katlyn Hamner, William Hughes, Jason Jenkins, Devon Little, Justin Lorentz, Mystique Martin, Samathea McClain, Kristina Metcalf, Alex Miller, Jeared Miller, Paige Miller, Coven Mullet, Robert Parker, Colton Priebe, Patrick Schlabach, Hannah Schelgel, Carter Smith, Bethany Underwood, Brooke Underwood, Tanner Walker, Sierra Wengerd, Cole Woods, Michael Workman and Racheal Yerian.
Congratulations were extended to Wesley Adams, Kayla Bird, Bailey Boughman, Hunter Carpenter, Meghan Dawson, Tawnya Eckerle, Jace Freewalt, James Friend, Tanner Goines, Huck Hay, Dylan Holloway, Morgan Hoxworth, Shyann Kick, Levi Kinstle, Lexi Kinstle, Kara Leadbetter, Terry Medley, Elise Neville, Brandon Miller, Tristan Ramseyer, Vincent Schlauch, Alexander Snow, Christopher Sprang, Harlie Spurlock, Dakota Stocker, and Dustin Stocker.
Motions were passed to send upperclassmen to 360 Leadership confrence Jan. 19 and 20 at Columbus and underclassmen 212 Feb. 23. and 24. at Union Local leadership conference.