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Electric City FFA members receive State FFA degree

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Front Row: Katrina Roberts-Small Animal, Ben Kaul- Mechanical Service and Repair, Shular-Agricultural Sales. Back Row: Mary Brown-Vegetable Production, Katie Achilles- Agricultural Service, Tyson Hatch- poultry, Stephanie Rollins- Equine Scinece, and Taylor Potts- Agricultural Education

Front Row: Katrina Roberts-Small Animal, Ben Kaul- Mechanical Service and Repair, Shular-Agricultural Sales. Back Row: Mary Brown-Vegetable Production, Katie Achilles- Agricultural Service, Tyson Hatch- poultry, Stephanie Rollins- Equine Scinece, and Taylor Potts- Agricultural Education

Photo courtesy of Jodi Koterba

Photo courtesy of Jodi Koterba

Front Row: Katrina Roberts-Small Animal, Ben Kaul- Mechanical Service and Repair, Shular-Agricultural Sales. Back Row: Mary Brown-Vegetable Production, Katie Achilles- Agricultural Service, Tyson Hatch- poultry, Stephanie Rollins- Equine Scinece, and Taylor Potts- Agricultural Education

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There were 10 state FFA degrees conferred upon Electric City FFA members.  The state FFA degree is the highest award the State FFA can confer.  To receive their degree, members must have two years of membership, completed 360 hours of agriculture education classes, have earned or invested $1500 or worked 300 hours in an approved project, demonstrate FFA and parliamentary procedure knowledge, and have satisfactory scholastic records.  The following Electric City Members achieved this degree: 

Sammie Jo Anderson is a CMR High School early graduate. She has maintained projects including small animal car and service in childcare for both HANDS and St. Thomas. In the last three years, Sammie Jo has worked 1056 hours earning and investing over $10,200. Sammie Jo has 48 documented hours of community service. She has competed in vet science, Farm Business Management, Ag Issues, Horse Evaluation, and Livestock Evaluation.

Mary Brown is a senior at CMR High School. Mary was a finalist for Montana Star in Agricultural Research. She has maintained projects in vegetable production, agriculture research, and food services. In the last six years, Mary has worked 1075 hours earning and investing over $2560. Mary has 42 documented hours of community service. She has competed in agriscience, National Ag Issues, ag sales, extemporaneous public speaking, parli pro, floriculture, and food science.

Korena Franzitch is a CMR High school senior. Korena has worked 185 hours in construction and medical services earning $1825. Korena has documented 34 hours of community service. She has competed in food science, livestock evaluation, and vet scicence.

Jacob Gilman is a CMR High School senior after transferring from Simms High School earlier this year. Jacob has worked over 1400 hours in construction earning $13,120. Jacob documented 34 hours of community service. He has participated in mechanics, and parliamentary procedure.

Reagan Johnson is a junior at CMR High School. Reagan has worked over 600 hours in construction and small animal care earning $6930. Reagan has documented 36 hours of community service. He has competed in food science, horse evaluation, livestock evaluation, ag mechanics, and ag communication.

Taylor Potts is a senior at CMR High School. Taylor is currently serving as the Electric City FFA Treasurer. She has worked over 150 hours in agriculture education activities, team management, and agriculture research projects. Taylor as documented 155 hours of community service. Taylor has competed in agriscience, communications, sales, floriculture, forestry, parliamentary procedure, Farm Business Management, and extemporaneous public speaking

Katrina Roberts is a senior at CMR High School. Katrina is currently serving as the Electric City FFA Vice President. She has worked over 1000 hours mostly fostering more than 50 cats for the Pet Paw See but also earned $2340 in work experience. Katrina has documented and additional 120 hours of community service and was recognized as the Montana High School Volunteer of the Year in the 2018 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Katrina has competed in FFA Creed, National agricultural issues, parliamentary procedure, extemporaneous public speaking, agriscience, ag communications, and mechanics.

Stephanie Rollins is a senior at CMR High School. Stephanie is currently serving as the Electric City FFA Chapter Reporter for which she was received 2nd place in the State. She has worked raising and training over 20 horses earning and investing over $21,000 in the past 6 years. Stephanie has documented 53 hours of community service. She has competed in agriscience, marketing plan, ag communications, horse evaluation, food science, and vet science.

Kennedy Spencer is a CMR High School early graduate after transferring from Cascade High School in her junior year. Kennedy has worked 1110 hours earning in food service $5820. She has documented 52 hours of community service. Kennedy participated in livestock evaluation, National FFA Week, and Montana State FFA Convention.

Megan Toplovich is a junior at CMR High School. She has worked in agricultural research and beef production earning or investing $4700. Megan has documented 34 hours of community service. She has participated in agriscience, vet science, food science, and agronomy.

 

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