Four Fredericktown FFA members receive State FFA Degrees

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In order to receive your State FFA Degree you must have:  already received your greenhand and chapter degrees; be a junior, senior, or high school graduate; assisted with the development of the chapters program of activities; maintained outstanding SAE financial records; have a net earnings that exceed $3,000; invested at least $2,000; completed a minimum of 35 hours of community service and home  improvements; participated in at least two different state sanctioned Career Development Events; demonstrated 10 abilities of parliamentary procedure; been a chapter officer or committee chairperson; participated in 8 approved activities above the chapter level, participated in at least 2 school and community service activities; completed at least 25 hours of community service in at least two different activities; and maintained a GPA greater than 2.00 with an attendance rate of 93%.

This year Fredericktown FFA had four members who received this award at the State FFA Convention.  Fredericktown FFA Advisor is Debra Burden.

Pictured from Left to right are:  Jacob Lotz, Courtney Ballinger, and Dalton Canter .    Not Pictured is Jessica Small.  Jacob is currently a freshman at the Mt. Vernon Nazarene University.  Jacob Lotz is the son of Dan Lotz and Nancy and Jerry Bechtel of Fredericktown.  Courtney and Dalton are both seniors at Fredericktown High School.  Courtney Ballinger is the daughter of Davy and Amy Ballinger of Mt. Vernon.  Dalton Canter is the son of Lew and Heather Canter of Mt. Vernon.  Jessica Small is a junior at Fredericktown High School and is the daughter of Jeff and Melanie Small of Fredericktown.

Pictured from Left to right are: Jacob Lotz, Courtney Ballinger, and Dalton Canter . Not Pictured is Jessica Small. Jacob is currently a freshman at the Mt. Vernon Nazarene University. Jacob Lotz is the son of Dan Lotz and Nancy and Jerry Bechtel of Fredericktown. Courtney and Dalton are both seniors at Fredericktown High School. Courtney Ballinger is the daughter of Davy and Amy Ballinger of Mt. Vernon. Dalton Canter is the son of Lew and Heather Canter of Mt. Vernon. Jessica Small is a junior at Fredericktown High School and is the daughter of Jeff and Melanie Small of Fredericktown.