Posted Date: 05/23/2023
Celeste FFA held its Chapter Banquet on Thursday, May 18, 2023, to honor FFA members that excelled in leadership, speaking and career development events. Junior FFA members, Greenhand and Chapter member degrees, official members, Proficiency, Star, Who’s Who and Outstanding FFA members were recognized. Jason and Kelly Minter, Dewayne and Shannon Smith, and Alice Dills received the Honorary Member award. Leadership, speaking, Ag Mech and judging teams were recognized. Mr. Steve Wilson recognized the top Ag Mechanics students. Mr. Stephen Dillard gave details of the year-in-review including recognizing American Farmer recipients Kloe Walker and Raegan Sumrow. FFA Booster Club President Chad Brown presented FFA seniors, Justin Sherwin, Paris Walker, Preslee Minter, Ally D’Amico and Michael Connelly with scholarships in the amount of $750. Senior Chapter Officers gave their retiring speeches and retired their FFA jackets. The banquet concluded with the introduction of the 2023-2024 incoming officer team including President: Koby Brown, Vice-President: Madisyn Douglas, Secretary: Luke Beadles, Treasurer: Linda Beth Norwood, Reporter: Jahdai Sanchez, Sentinel: Savana Qualls, Student Advisor: Abbey Conner.
2022-2023 FFA Chapter Banquet Photo Gallery
This award is given to FFA members that have proven to be outstanding at their chosen project program, whether it is in animals, business, job placement or leadership. These students have excelled throughout the year in all aspects of the FFA.
Agriculture Communications – Linda Beth Norwood
Agriculture Education – Regan Adams
Ag Mechanics Design & Fabrication – Logan Spoonemore, Nolan Blackmon, Cash Ottwell, and Tanner Minter
Agriscience Research – Plant Systems – Luke Beadles
Beef Production – Ben Mackey
Diversified Livestock – Koby Brown & Madisyn Douglas
Goat Production – Tess Duckworth
Goat Production – Paris Walker
Poultry Production – Toby Minter
Poultry Production – Ty Jackson
Sheep Production – Preslee Minter
Small Animal Production – Ally D’Amico
Speciality Animal Production – Brailyn Hise
Swine Production – Michael Connelly
OUTSTANDING FFA MEMBER AWARDS
This award is given to the student or students that have gone above and beyond the call of duty for the Celeste FFA Chapter.
Outstanding Star 3rd Year Member
Outstanding Star 4th Year Member
STAR GREENHAND AWARDS
The Star Greenhand Award is given to students in their first year of FFA and who has excelled in all phases.
STAR CHAPTER FARMER
The Star Chapter Farmer Award is given to students in their second year of FFA and who has excelled in all phases.
Linda Beth Norwood
WHO’S WHO IN AGRICULTURE
Who’s Who in Agriculture awards are given to FFA members that have gone above and beyond the call of duty in the classroom, shop, with their projects, and with whatever they were asked to do.
FFA BOOSTER CLUB $750 SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS
OUTSTANDING AG MECHANIC STUDENTS